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This page features educational activities that have most recently been added to MIMS Learning. The CPD content in these activities is designed to be as relevant as possible for primary healthcare professionals, and is presented in a variety of formats from red flags to clinical reviews.

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Patient Case Study

Hypothetical parent consultation - infant reflux in a formula fed infantExternal web site

Review the hypothetical case of a 4 month-old baby bringing up a lot of formula after feeding, part...

The Gut Feelings panel are an independent expert group brought together by Nutricia Early Life Nutrition. This campaign and its educational resources are sponsored by Nutricia Early Life Nutrition and have been developed in collaboration with the Gut Feelings expert panel.
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Assessing patients' capacityExternal web site

MDU medico-legal adviser Dr Sissy Frank advises on what to do when assessing patients’ capacity to make...

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Safeguarding vulnerable adultsExternal web site

Dr Kathryn Leask, MDU medico-legal adviser, discusses safeguarding vulnerable adults in primary care...

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Presentation Slides

MIMS Learning Live, 2 May 2018 - SlidesExternal web site

Presentation slides from the MIMS Learning Live, 2 May 2018 event in Leeds.

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Syncope, falls and faints (podcast)External web site

In this podcast, Dr Raj Thakkar looks at transient loss of consciousness (TLOC), and its causes including...

This podcast was supported by an educational grant from Medtronic. Medtronic has had no input into content.
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Hypothetical parent consultation - colic in a breastfed infantExternal web site

Review the hypothetical case of a breastfed 4-week-old who is crying all the time, part of the Gut Feelings...

The Gut Feelings panel are an independent expert group brought together by Nutricia Early Life Nutrition. This campaign and its educational resources are sponsored by Nutricia Early Life Nutrition and have been developed in collaboration with the Gut Feelings expert panel.
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Knowledge

Managing functional gastrointestinal disorders in infancyExternal web site

Functional gastrointestinal disorders such as reflux, colic and constipation are common and often the...

The Gut Feelings panel are an independent expert group brought together by Nutricia Early Life Nutrition. This campaign and its educational resources are sponsored by Nutricia Early Life Nutrition and have been developed in collaboration with the Gut Feelings expert panel.
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Knowledge

Symptoms and signs of cauda equina syndromeExternal web site

Dr Nish Srikandarajah describes the symptoms and signs of cauda equina syndrome and gives an overview...

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Presentation Slides

MIMS Learning Live, 13 April 2018 - SlidesExternal web site

Presentation slides from the MIMS Learning Live, 13 April 2018 event in Reading.

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Clinical Review

Premature ejaculation: clinical reviewExternal web site

This article, updated in 2018 by Dr Abucabarr Jah, covers the assessment and management of premature...

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Red flags

Tinnitus - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Tillmann Jacobi explores the red flag symptoms associated with tinnitus. Key learning points for...

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Red flags

Jaundice - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Suneeta Kochhar reviews the red flag symptoms associated with serious causes of jaundice, in an article...

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Knowledge

Common vulval conditions: diagnosis and managementExternal web site

Dr Abdelmageed Abdelrahman offers an overview of the clinical characteristics, diagnosis and management...

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Red flags

Headache - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Suneeta Kochhar provides an overview of red flag symptoms in patients presenting with headaches...

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Confidentiality and consent when treating teenagersExternal web site

MDU medico-legal adviser Dr Ellie Mein discusses the issues surrounding consent to treatment when the...

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Quiz

Test your diagnostic skills with 10 clinical pictures: Quiz 3External web site

Test your knowledge of skin, mouth, eye and nose conditions with this 10-question pictorial quiz based...

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Test your knowledge of geneticsExternal web site

In this free 7-question quiz, test your knowledge of genetics in primary care including Prader-Willi...

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Red flags

Insomnia - red flag symptomsExternal web site

In an article updated in 2018, Dr Suneeta Kochhar describes the symptoms associated with insomnia that...

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Test your knowledge of liver diseaseExternal web site

In this free 6-question quiz, test your knowledge of liver disease including non-alcoholic fatty liver...

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Clinical Review

Early breast cancer: clinical reviewExternal web site

Ms Vivien Ng and Mr Andrew McLaren discuss diagnosis and treatment of early breast cancer, in an article...

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Test your knowledge of safeguarding, consent and confidentialityExternal web site

In this free 7-question quiz, test your knowledge around child and domestic abuse, consent and confidentiality...

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Quiz

Test your diagnostic skills with 10 clinical pictures. Quiz 1External web site

Test your knowledge of skin and mouth conditions with this 10-question pictorial quiz based on hypothetical...

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Quiz

Test your diagnostic skills with 10 clinical pictures. Quiz 2External web site

Test your knowledge of skin, mouth and other conditions with this 10-question pictorial quiz based on...

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Syllabus

Guidance update: management of sore throatExternal web site

Dr Toni Hazell analyses the latest guidance on managing sore throat including assessment using scoring...

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Practice

Preparing for appraisal as a GP locumExternal web site

Dr Anna Cumisky provides an overview of what to consider when preparing for appraisal as a locum or...

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Test your knowledge of dermatology: March 2018External web site

Test your knowledge of the dermatology topics covered in the March 2018 issue of MIMS Dermatology. The...

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Knowledge

Urticaria triggers and treatmentExternal web site

Amena Warner from Allergy UK gives an overview of urticaria, including common triggers, physical urticaria...

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Knowledge

Skin pigmentation: differential diagnosisExternal web site

Dr Nigel Stollery discusses the usual presenting features of four disorders — including naevus anaemicus...

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Knowledge

Cysts: differential diagnosisExternal web site

Dr Nigel Stollery compares four presentations and offers clues for their diagnosis including epidermoid...

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Knowledge

Primary care management of actinic keratosisExternal web site

Actinic keratosis is common and can usually be managed in primary care. Dr Nigel Stollery gives an overview...

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Knowledge

Acne management recommendations: a comparisonExternal web site

In December 2017, French best practice guidelines on acne were updated. Dr Nigel Stollery compares the...

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Clinical Review

Cellulitis: clinical reviewExternal web site

Dr Ava Lee and Dr Nick Levell review the causes, diagnosis and management of cellulitis, along with...

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Patient Case Study

Treatment of a recalcitrant verrucaExternal web site

Dr Anton Alexandroff describes the case of a 33-year-old man who had tried several treatments to manage...

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Patient Case Study

Skin reaction to AK treatmentExternal web site

Dr Nigel Stollery describes a skin reaction experienced by a man who did not use his topical actinic...

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Patient Case Study

Married couple with matching lesionsExternal web site

Dr Elizabeth Roberts presents the unusual case of Mycobacterium marinum infection in a married...

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Patient Case Study

Persistent itchy rashExternal web site

Dr Louise Newson describes the case of a 34-year-old man with an intensely itchy rash on his elbows...

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Knowledge

Facial augmentation in menExternal web site

Most cosmetic facial procedures are done on women, but men are increasingly looking to enhance their...

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Knowledge

Oral signs and symptoms of systemic diseaseExternal web site

Dr Matthew West highlights oral pathology that may indicate underlying illness. Key learning points...

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Parental responsibility and consentExternal web site

This free article by Dr Kathryn Leask, medico-legal adviser at the MDU, highlights parental responsibility...

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Red flags

Headaches in children - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Pipin Singh explores the causes of headache in children and how to assess them to make decisions...

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Red flags

Hip pain in adults - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Pipin Singh explores presentations of hip pain in adults and red flag symptoms that may alert you...

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Presentation Slides

MIMS Learning Live Respiratory, 2 March 2018 - SlidesExternal web site

Presentation slides from the MIMS Learning Live Respiratory, 2 March 2018 event in London.

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Red flags

Widespread joint pain - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Joint pains are a common presentation in general practice. Dr Pipin Singh discusses presentations and...

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Clinical Review

Postnatal depression: clinical reviewExternal web site

In an article reviewed and updated in 2018, Dr Muffazal Rawala describes how to recognise and diagnose...

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Audio

Diagnosing and managing dyspepsiaExternal web site

Dr Toni Hazell outlines successful identification and management of dyspepsia symptoms in primary care...

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Identifying and treating malnutrition in primary careExternal web site

Dr Rachel Pryke discusses malnutrition in general practice, covering which patients are at risk, how...

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Consulting with the bereaved patientExternal web site

In this module Dr Pipin Singh explains how to to identify risk factors associated with abnormal grief...

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Clinical Review

Anxiety disorders: clinical reviewExternal web site

This activity, updated in 2017 by Dr Nilushi Ratnayaka and Professor Femi Oyebode, covers how to diagnose...

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Webcast

Dry skin and eczemaExternal web site

This module reviews the outcomes of a cost-effectiveness analysis of patient emollient therapy and prescriptions...

The content of this presentation has been reviewed, approved and paid for by Johnson & Johnson Ltd. Date of preparation: January 2018; UK/AV/17-10280b
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Red flags

Persistent cough - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Pipin Singh covers the red flag symptoms that may indicate a more serious cause for persistent cough...

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Syllabus

Guidance update: latest BSACI guidance on nut allergyExternal web site

Dr Jessica Garner describes how to implement the first comprehensive guidance on nut allergy including...

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What to do if you believe a patient is unfit to driveExternal web site

This free article by Dr Nicola Lennard, medico-legal adviser at the MDU, explains how GPs can balance...

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Red flags

Rectal bleeding - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Suneeta Kochhar provides an overview into the red flags of rectal bleeding, in an article updated...

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How to deal with manipulative patientsExternal web site

Dr Kamilla Porter offers some pointers for helping patients who challenge your consulting skills. Key...

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Knowledge

Familial breast cancerExternal web site

Dr Helen Hanson provides an update on familial risk of breast cancer, and BRCA testing. Key learning...

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Clinical Review

Osteoporosis: clinical reviewExternal web site

Dr Hannah Jethwa and Dr Sonya Abraham discuss primary prevention of osteoporosis. Key learning points...

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Red flags

Dysphagia - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Suneeta Kochhar provides a reminder on potentially serious causes of dysphagia in this article updated...

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Knowledge

Therapeutic options in hyperhidrosisExternal web site

Dr Anton Alexandroff and Dr Louise Dunford offer a quick refresher on therapeutic options for patients...

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Expert Perspective

COPD and interpretation of spirometry readingsExternal web site

Dr Philip Ind describes the characteristics of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and how...

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