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Facial pain - red flag symptoms

Facial pain - red flag symptoms

Format

Red flags

Time to Complete

0.5 hours

Published

March 31, 2016

Updated

June 13, 2016
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Programme Description

Dr Rupesh Amin discusses red flag symptoms in facial pain and explores possible causes. Key learning points for GPs and nurses include questions to ask, investigations to conduct and when to refer.

Educational Outcomes

  • After reading this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Consider possible causes of facial pain
  • Use the Socrates acronym as an aide-memoire
  • Ask questions and conduct an examination
  • Investigate and refer appropriately
  • Author

    Activity and test author
    Dr Rupesh Amin
    GP
    London
    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. This activity is offered at no cost.

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