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Night sweats - red flag symptoms

Night sweats - red flag symptoms

Format

Red flags

Time to Complete

0.5 hours

Published

July 15, 2016

Updated

September 26, 2016
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Programme Description

This ‘red flags’ article by Dr Pipin Singh provides an overview of the possible causes of night sweats and a multiple choice post-test with case vignettes. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include questions to ask, and suitable examinations and investigations.

Educational Objectives

After reading this article GPs and nurses should be better able to:

  • Consider possible diagnoses appropriate to the type of patient

  • Ask appropriate questions to narrow the range of possible diagnoses

  • Examine the patient and order appropriate investigations
  • Author

    Activity and test author
    Dr Pipin Singh
    GP
    Northumberland
    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. This activity is offered at no cost.

    SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

    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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