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Primary biliary cirrhosis

Primary biliary cirrhosis

Format

Patient Case Study

Time to Complete

0.25 hours

Published

January 19, 2016

Updated

February 1, 2016
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Programme Description

Dr Pipin Singh describes a case of primary biliary cirrhosis discovered during routine liver function tests. Learning points for GPs and other healthcare professionals include signs and symptoms.

Educational Objectives

After reading this article the healthcare professional will:

  • Have increased awareness of the symptoms of primary biliary cirrhosis

  • Greater understanding about when to suspect PBC
  • Increased understanding of the primary care investigations that can be carried out for PBC
  • Faculty

    Author
    Dr Pipin Singh
    GP
    Northumberland
    United Kingdom

    Test author
    Dr Ravi Ramanathan
    GP
    London
    United Kingdom

    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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    • 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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