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Measles: clinical review

Measles: clinical review

Format

Clinical Review

Time to Complete

1.5 hours

Published

March 16, 2016

Updated

March 18, 2016
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Programme Description

Dr Kirsty Le Doare and Dr Nuria Martinez-Alier describe the signs and symptoms of measles and outline its treatment and prognosis. Key learning points for GPs and other healthcare professionals include mode of transmission, taking a history, progress of the disease and potential complications.

Educational Objectives

After reading this module healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Consider at-risk groups for measles transmission
  • Be alert to possible measles infection in children and adults
  • Be aware of signs and symptoms indicating possible measles infection
  • Conduct appropriate investigations
  • Advise on management and prevention
  • Be aware of potentially serious complications
  • Author

    Activity and test authors
    Dr Kirsty Le Doare
    Dr Nuria Martinez-Alier
    Paediatric consultants
    Evelina London Children's Hospital
    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 1.5 learning credits (1.5 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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    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
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