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Erectile dysfunction - red flag symptoms

Erectile dysfunction - red flag symptoms

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Format

Red flags

Time to Complete

0.5 hours

Published

July 19, 2018

Updated

July 19, 2018

Programme Description

This article, updated in 2018, by Dr Tillmann Jacobi covers the possible red flag symptoms to consider when a patient presents with erectile dysfunction. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include identifying potential causes such as diabetes, hypertension, obesity, or depression, and investigation with the International Index for Erectile Function (IIEF).

Educational Objectives

After reading this activity healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • List the possible causes of erectile dysfunction and have an increased awareness of systemic underlying problems and risk factors
  • Take an appropriate patient history and examination
  • Explain which investigations or specialist opinion may be required to help with diagnosis and management
  • Author

    Activity and test author
    Dr Tillmann Jacobi
    GP
    York
    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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