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Jaundice - red flag symptoms

Jaundice - red flag symptoms

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Red flags

Time to Complete

0.5 hours


May 9, 2018


May 9, 2018

Programme Description

Dr Suneeta Kochhar reviews the red flag symptoms associated with serious causes of jaundice, in an article updated in 2018. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include distinguishing jaundice from pseudo-jaundice, identifying malignant or genetic causes, suitable initial investigations and when to refer.

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, the healthcare professional should be able to:

  • Identify key presenting symptoms that may indicate a sinister cause of jaundice

  • List the causes of jaundice and the key questions to ask during history taking
  • Interpret clinical examination findings in a jaundiced patient and know when to refer
  • Author

    Activity and test author
    Dr Suneeta Kochhar
    East Sussex


    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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    • A computer with an internet connection
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