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Painful nails: differential diagnosis

Painful nails: differential diagnosis

Format

Knowledge

Time to Complete

0.25 hours

Published

October 11, 2016

Updated

October 11, 2016
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Programme Description

Dr Nigel Stollery presents four common types of nail problems including pincer nails, subungual haematoma, subungual viral warts and paronychia. Learning points for healthcare professionals include presentation, management and when referral may be needed.

Educational Objectives

After reading this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Consider differential diagnoses of painful nail problems
  • Author

    Activity author
    Dr Nigel Stollery
    GP with a special interest in dermatology
    Kibworth
    Leicestershire
    UK

    Instructions

    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 0.25 learning credits (0.25 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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