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Epidermolysis bullosa

Epidermolysis bullosa

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Format

Knowledge

Time to Complete

0.5 hours

Published

September 21, 2018

Updated

September 21, 2018

Programme Description

Dr Ajoy Barhan and Professor Adrian Heagerty describe the clinical features of epidermolysis bullosa (EB) and discuss management of this debilitating condition. This interactive article outlines symptoms and signs, differential diagnoses and the role of wound and blister care in patients with EB.

Educational Objectives

After reading this article, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Describe the clinical features of EB
  • Recall the differential diagnoses
  • Explain the role of wound and blister care in patients with EB
  • Understand recent developments in EB research
  • Authors

    Dr Ajoy Bardhan
    Epidermolysis bullosa fellow
    The adult EB unit, Solihull Hospital
    UK
    Professor Adrian Heagerty
    Consultant dermatologist
    The adult EB unit, Solihull Hospital
    UK

    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 and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs.

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    Hardware and Software Requirements
    • A computer with an internet connection
    • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
    • Additional Software: Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML 5 capable browser maybe required for video or audio playback. PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required