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Pharyngitis - red flag symptoms

Pharyngitis - red flag symptoms

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Red flags

Time to Complete

0.5 hours


November 20, 2015


March 12, 2019

Programme Description

Significant pathologies that need to be considered when patients present with sore throat is the subject of this activity by Dr Pipin Singh. Key learning points include symptoms that may indicate significant pathology, questions to ask, investigations to conduct and when to refer.

Educational Objectives

After taking this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Recognise red flags to look out for in presentations of sore throat
  • Take a patient history and examine the patient
  • Conduct appropriate investigations and consider referral
  • Author

    Activity and test author
    Dr Pipin Singh
    United Kingdom


    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.


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