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Recognising dengue fever

Recognising dengue fever

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Time to Complete

0.5 hours


May 21, 2014


August 3, 2016

Programme Description

In this article Dr Mike Townend covers the clinical features, diagnosis and treatment of dengue fever. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include common symptoms such as severe arthralgia and myalgia, bite avoidance advice, and complications of dengue.

Educational Objectives

After reading this activity healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • List the clinical features of dengue infection
  • Advise patients on minimising the risk of dengue
  • Be aware of potential complications of dengue
  • Faculty

    Activity author
    Dr Mike Townend
    Immediate past chairman of the British Global and Travel Health Association
    United Kingdom

    Test author
    Dr Roopa Jaiswal
    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 and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs.


    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