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Dizziness - red flag symptoms

Dizziness - red flag symptoms

Format

Red flags

Time to Complete

0.5 hours

Published

February 19, 2015

Updated

November 16, 2016

Programme Description

This article by Dr Suneeta Kochhar highlights the red flag symptoms in patients presenting with dizziness. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include clarifying what a patient means by dizziness and establishing the severity.

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, the healthcare professional should be able to:
  • Take a comprehensive history of the patient presenting with dizziness
  • Have an understanding of probable conditions causing dizziness
  • Refer appropriately by identifying patients with red flag symptoms
  • Faculty

    Activity author
    Dr Suneeta Kochhar
    GP
    Bexhill
    East Sussex
    United Kingdom

    Test author
    Dr Ravi Ramanathan
    GP
    London
    United Kingdom

    INSTRUCTIONS

    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 0.5 learning credits (0.5 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time. This activity is offered at no cost.

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