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DERMATOLOGY

Illustrated articles, audio modules and picture quizzes on a range of dermatological conditions seen in primary care, including rashes, lesions, complications of underlying conditions such as diabetes, and skin conditions linked to immune disorders and allergy. All educational activities carry CPD credits that contribute towards GPs' and nurses' appraisal and revalidation requirements.

Dermatology learning plan 1External web site

Clinical challenges in diagnosis and management of skin conditions are covered in this learning plan ...

Dermatology learning plan 2External web site

Clinical challenges in diagnosis and management of skin conditions are covered in this learning plan ...

Dermatology audiovisual learning planExternal web site

Identifying malignant lesions, psoriasis, vitiligo, facial conditions, vulval conditions and paediatric skin conditions are all ...

Identifiying and managing skin conditions audiovisual learning planExternal web site

Identifying potentially malignant lesions, treating actinic keratosis, identifying rashes, managing child eczema, assessing patients for ...

0.50 Credits
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Expert Perspective

Management of contact dermatitisExternal web site

Dr Graham Johnston gives an overview of evidence-based recommendations for the management of contact...

0.25 Credits
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Patient Case Study

Scalp necrosis secondary to giant cell arteritisExternal web site

Dr Elizabeth Roberts describes the case of an 87-year-old woman who presented with headache, lethargy...

0.50 Credits
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Knowledge

Diagnosis of common hair loss conditionsExternal web site

Hair loss can severely affect patients. Dr Anton Alexandroff describes the most common types of alopecia...

1.00 Credits
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Expert Perspective

Skin problems in haematological diseaseExternal web site

Dr Ekaterina Burova and colleagues describe dermatological signs and symptoms that may indicate a blood...

0.25 Credits
Knowledge

Test your knowledge of dermatology: September 2017External web site

Test your knowledge of the dermatology topics covered in the September 2017 issue of MIMS Dermatology...

1.50 Credits
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Clinical Review

Basal cell carcinoma: clinical reviewExternal web site

In this article, Dr David Brass and Dr Neil Rajan discuss the risk factors for BCC, making the diagnosis...

0.25 Credits
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Patient Case Study

Psychosocial problems in a patient with vitiligoExternal web site

This case study describes the diagnosis and management of a vitiligo in a patient with pigmented skin...

0.50 Credits
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Patient Case Study

Diagnosis and management of tricky dermatological casesExternal web site

Dr Brian Malcolm discusses the presentation, diagnosis and management of four cases. Key learning points...

1.50 Credits
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Clinical Review

Bullous pemphigoid: clinical reviewExternal web site

Consultant dermatologist Dr James Powell explains the diagnosis and management of bullous pemphigoid...

0.50 Credits
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Expert Perspective

New treatments for psoriasisExternal web site

Dr Elizabeth Roberts and Dr Shanti Ayob give an update on new treatment options for patients with psoriasis...

1.00 Credits
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Knowledge

Acute skin problems in childrenExternal web site

Dr Catriona Maybury and Dr Alya Abdul-Wahab review the diagnosis and management of common paediatric...

1.00 Credits
Webcast

Dermatology Insights: Management of eczemaExternal web site

This video module looks at current thinking in eczema, focussing on effective management using topical...

Initiated, funded and reviewed by Almirall. Date of preparation: July 2017; UKSOY3620d
0.50 Credits
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Presentation Slides

MIMS Learning Live 2017 - Dermatology London SlidesExternal web site

Presentation slides from the MIMS Learning Live 2017 London event, Dermatology stream – for attendees...

1.00 Credits
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Knowledge

Early diagnosis of Lyme diseaseExternal web site

Dr Sara Ritchie explains how recognition of the erythema migrans rash and other symptoms can aid prompt...

0.25 Credits
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Presentation Slides

MIMS Learning Live 2017 - Birmingham SlidesExternal web site

Presentation slides from the MIMS Learning Live 2017 Birmingham event – for attendees only.

0.50 Credits
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Knowledge

Identifying oral cancerExternal web site

This article by dental nurse and adviser at the Oral Health Foundation, Karen Coates, discusses how...

0.50 Credits
Knowledge

Test your knowledge of dermatology: March 2017External web site

This activity is designed to test your knowledge of dermatology topics, as covered in the March 2017...

1.00 Credits
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Knowledge

Diagnosis of cutaneous vasculitisExternal web site

Dr James Miller and Dr Anton Alexandroff consider classification, clinical features and suitable investigations...

0.50 Credits
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Knowledge

Guidelines for the management of TEN and SJSExternal web site

Professor Chris Bunker discusses new guidance on the recognition and management of SJS/TEN. Key learning...

0.25 Credits
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Patient Case Study

Skin reaction after progestogen implant case studyExternal web site

Dr Rajiv Ghurye, Dr Suma Sreeshyla and Dr Simon Giles describe an unusual cause of Koebner’s phenomenon...

0.50 Credits
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Patient Case Study

Pitted keratolysis resulting from hyperhidrosis case studyExternal web site

Dr Maria-Angeliki Gkini and Dr Anshoo Sahota discuss clinical diagnosis and treatment options for pitted...

0.50 Credits
Patient Case Study

Four presentations of skin conditionsExternal web site

Dr Brian Malcolm discusses the presentation, diagnosis and management of four cases in this free module...

0.25 Credits
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Knowledge

Medical tattooing for lasting skin camouflageExternal web site

Medical tattooing has distinct cosmetic and psychological advantages for patients, writes Dawn Cragg...

1.00 Credits
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Knowledge

Management of cutaneous viral wartsExternal web site

Dr Anton Alexandroff discusses clinical presentations and the latest advice on therapeutics for cutaneous...

1.00 Credits
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Knowledge

Developments in melanoma treatmentExternal web site

Dr Stamatina Verykiou reviews established and novel therapeutic approaches for malignant melanoma. Key...

1.00 Credits
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Knowledge

Diagnosing dermatitis artefactaExternal web site

Dr Padma Mohandas and Dr Anthony Bewley consider clinical features and offer consultation strategies...

1.00 Credits
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Knowledge

Dermatological conditions in pigmented skinExternal web site

Dr Emily Rudd and Dr Claire Fuller discuss conditions specific to pigmented skin. Key learning points...

0.50 Credits
Knowledge

Support for the changing needs of ageing skinExternal web site

Managing dry and itchy skin in older people is the focus of this learning module for primary healthcare...

Initiated, funded and reviewed by RB. Date of Preparation: February 2017; UK/E45-NHS/0916/0013j
0.25 Credits
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Quiz

A discoloured nail - what's the diagnosis?External web site

Dr Ravi Ramanathan describes the case of man who presented to his GP with a darkened line along one...

0.25 Credits
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Quiz

A lesion on the nose - what's the diagnosis?External web site

Dr Ravi Ramanathan describes the case of an older man with a non-painful lesion on his nose. Identify...

1.00 Credits
Audio

Malignancy and actinic disease: is this malignant?External web site

Dr John McKenna outlines diagnosis of potentially malignant lesions, recent guidance on melanoma relevant...

1.00 Credits
Audio

`I've got this rash': identifying rashes in primary careExternal web site

Dr Elizabeth Ogden outlines steps to take for successful identification, including history-taking, assessing...

0.50 Credits
Audio

Assessing patients for minor surgeryExternal web site

Dr Nigel Stollery considers indications for minor surgery on the NHS, benefits for the patient and NHS...

1.00 Credits
Audio

Psoriasis: diagnosis and individualised therapyExternal web site

Dr Mark Griffiths outlines the aetiology, prevalence, symptoms and signs of psoriasis. Key learning...

0.50 Credits
Audio

Eczema in children: management and advice for parentsExternal web site

Dr Graham Johnston provides a strategy for dealing with atopic dermatitis and child eczema including...

0.25 Credits
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Knowledge

Neck swellings: differential diagnosisExternal web site

Dr Nigel Stollery outlines differential diagnoses of neck swellings including thyroglossal cysts, cervical...

0.25 Credits
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Knowledge

Vascular conditions: differential diagnosisExternal web site

Dr Nigel Stollery outlines differential diagnoses of vascular conditions including strawberry naevus...

0.25 Credits
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Knowledge

Pigmentation: differential diagnosisExternal web site

Dr Nigel Stollery outlines the differential diagnosis of conditions presenting with pigmentation including...

0.25 Credits
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Knowledge

Painful nails: differential diagnosisExternal web site

Dr Nigel Stollery presents four common types of nail problems including pincer nails, subungual haematoma...

0.25 Credits
Quiz

Rash on the torso - what's the diagnosis?External web site

Identify the likely cause of the rash on a young man’s torso, in this pictorial quiz prepared by Dr...

0.50 Credits
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Knowledge

Managing urticaria: current guidelinesExternal web site

Dr Tabi Leslie reviews the current guidelines for chronic spontaneous urticaria, including the EAACI...

1.50 Credits
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Knowledge

Trichotillomania: diagnosis and managementExternal web site

Dr Satwinderjit Shinhmar and Dr Anthony Bewley describe trichotillomania, explaining its pathogenesis...

1.00 Credits
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Knowledge

Skin changes and complaints in pregnancyExternal web site

Dr Ekaterina Burova-Mills and colleagues outline the diagnosis and management of the main skin conditions...

1.50 Credits
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Knowledge

Hidradenitis suppurativa: diagnosis and managementExternal web site

Hidradenitis suppurativa causes significant physical and psychosocial morbidity and a holistic approach...

0.50 Credits
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Knowledge

How to discharge patients appropriatelyExternal web site

GPs and consultants make decisions every day as to whether a patient needs to be seen again. However...

0.50 Credits
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Patient Case Study

Case study: a new, solitary lesion on pigmented skinExternal web site

A male patient of Asian origin presented with a new, solitary pigmented lesion on his back. Dr Stephen...

0.50 Credits
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Patient Case Study

Dermatology: five pictorial cases and outcomesExternal web site

Dr Brian Malcolm presents five illustrated cases of skin conditions, with case histories and outcomes...

1.50 Credits
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Clinical Review

Acne vulgaris: clinical reviewExternal web site

Acne is the most common skin condition seen in the developed world and can have huge psychological impact...

1.50 Credits
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Knowledge

Recognition of frontal fibrosing alopeciaExternal web site

Dr Yusur Al-Nuaimi and Dr Matthew Harries summarise the epidemiology, diagnosis and management of frontal...

1.50 Credits
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Clinical Review

Atopic eczema: clinical reviewExternal web site

In this article Dr Rufaro Gamanya considers the causes of atopic eczema and advises on managing the...

1.50 Credits
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Clinical Review

Seborrhoeic dermatitis: clinical reviewExternal web site

In this article, updated in 2016, Dr James Powell covers the diagnosis and management of seborrhoeic...

0.25 Credits
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Knowledge

Paediatric problems: illustratedExternal web site

Presentations of haemangioma, atopic eczema, rhabdomyosarcoma and precocious puberty are highlighted...

0.25 Credits
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Knowledge

Warts: differential diagnosisExternal web site

Dr Nigel Stollery outlines differential diagnosis of warts including filiform warts, seborrhoeic warts...

0.25 Credits
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Knowledge

Psoriasis: differential diagnosisExternal web site

Dr Nigel Stollery outlines differential diagnosis of psoriasis including plaque psoriasis, guttate psoriasis...

1.00 Credits
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Patient Case Study

Sepsis case studyExternal web site

Dr Sean Brink describes the case of a 39-year-old man who presented with swelling and pain in his scrotum...

0.25 Credits
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Knowledge

Lower leg eczema: differential diagnosisExternal web site

Dr Nigel Stollery outlines differential diagnosis of lower leg eczema including varicose eczema, atopic...

0.25 Credits
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Knowledge

Plaque psoriasis, Nexplanon implants and lipid-lowering drugs: prescribingExternal web site

Treating plaque psoriasis, new treatment for multiple myeloma, migration of Nexplanon implants and therapy...

0.25 Credits
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Knowledge

Shoulder problems: illustratedExternal web site

Presentations of shoulder problems are highlighted in this activity by Dr Phil Marazzi, including burns...

1.00 Credits
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Knowledge

Management of common photodermatosesExternal web site

Dr Adam Fityan discusses skin disorders caused or aggravated by light. Key learning points for GPs and...

1.00 Credits
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Expert Perspective

Dermatological emergencies in primary careExternal web site

Dr Stela Ziaj and Dr Anshoo Sahota provide an overview of dermatological emergencies for primary care...

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