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RESPIRATORY CARE

Respiratory conditions including asthma, COPD, influenza, pneumonia, and lung cancer, plus symptom-based articles on key symptoms such as breathlessness, haemoptysis, sore throat and cough. All educational activities carry CPD credits that contribute towards GPs' and nurses' appraisal and revalidation requirements.

0.25 Credits
Knowledge

Uncontrolled asthma, psoriasis treatment, and antibiotics: prescribing updateExternal web site

LTRA tablets in uncontrolled asthma, psoriasis treatment with apremilast, and antibiotics for bacterial...

0.25 Credits
Patient Case Study

Asthma exacerbation with heroin useExternal web site

Dr Matthew Johnson outlines the case of an asthma death associated with heroin use. Learning points...

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Syllabus

Guidance update: latest BTS/SIGN guidelines on asthmaExternal web site

Jane Scullion and Steve Holmes describe how to implement the latest BTS/SIGN guidance on asthma in primary...

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Syllabus

Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on multimorbidityExternal web site

Professor David Haslam, Chair of NICE, explains how to implement the recommendations of the NICE guideline...

0.25 Credits
Knowledge

Asthma guidance, narcolepsy drug and HIV prophylaxis: prescribing update OctoberExternal web site

BTS/SIGN asthma guidance, a new drug for narcolepsy, HIV prophylaxis and contraception in those taking...

1.50 Credits
Clinical Review

Nicotine addiction: clinical reviewExternal web site

Tobacco use remains the leading cause of preventable death and disease in England. Jennifer Percival...

0.25 Credits
Knowledge

Contraceptives, flu and shingles immunisation, and cystic fibrosis medicationExternal web site

Contraceptive eligibility criteria, flu and shingles immunisation and gene-specific medication for cystic...

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Knowledge

Zika virus, syphilis, anticoagulation and alcohol guidelines: update clinicalExternal web site

Zika virus, syphilis, GP health checks, alcohol guidelines and anticoagulation for patients who have...

0.50 Credits
Knowledge

Management of chronic cough in childrenExternal web site

Dr Atul Gupta offers advice on managing chronic cough in children. Key learning points for GPs and nurses...

1.50 Credits
Clinical Review

Bronchiectasis: clinical reviewExternal web site

This article, updated in 2016 by Dr Anthony De Soyza, advises on causes, investigations and managing...

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Webcast

Older lady with uncontrolled COPDExternal web site

Find out about Margaret, an older lady with rheumatoid arthritis and COPD who is struggling to take...

Initiated, funded and reviewed by Teva Respiratory. Date of preparation: August 2016; 1UK/RESP/16/0054b
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Webcast

Middle-aged man with asthma and poor MDI techniqueExternal web site

Hear about 42-year-old teacher, John, who has had asthma since childhood but has poor inhaler technique. This...

Initiated, funded and reviewed by Teva Respiratory. Date of preparation: August 2016; 1UK/RESP/16/0054a
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Webcast

Young man with exacerbations of asthmaExternal web site

Follow the case of 24-year-old Michael who has had several trips to A&E recently with exacerbations...

Initiated, funded and reviewed by Teva Respiratory. Date of preparation: August 2016; UK/RESP/16/0054
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Knowledge

New menopause treatment, anticoagulants and interaction alert for citalopramExternal web site

Calciphylaxis risk with warfarin, a new menopause treatment and potential interaction between cocaine...

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Knowledge

Sepsis, diabetes in children and diagnosing lung problems: update clinicalExternal web site

Managing suspected sepsis, referring children with potential diabetes, diagnosing lung problems, and...

1.50 Credits
Clinical Review

Lung cancer: clinical reviewExternal web site

This article by Dr David Breen and Dr Vincent Brennan covers the diagnosis and management of lung cancer...

0.50 Credits
Red flags

Night sweats - red flag symptomsExternal web site

This ‘red flags’ article by Dr Pipin Singh provides an overview of the possible causes of night sweats...

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Knowledge

Pulse oximetry in primary careExternal web site

Dr Anita Sharma provides an overview of the use of pulse oximetry in general practice. Key learning...

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Red flags

Breathlessness - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Tillmann Jacobi highlights the red flags that you should be aware of in patients presenting with...

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Knowledge

Plaque psoriasis, Nexplanon implants and lipid-lowering drugs: prescribingExternal web site

Treating plaque psoriasis, new treatment for multiple myeloma, migration of Nexplanon implants and therapy...

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Knowledge

Aspirin after TIA, probiotics, and yoga for asthma: journals update July 2016External web site

Aspirin to reduce stroke risk after TIA, antibiotics for dental problems, and yoga for patients with...

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Knowledge

Physical activity advice, antibiotics, and cervical screening: update clinicalExternal web site

Advice on behaviour change, meningitis vaccination for school pupils, diabetes prevention and HPV vaccination...

1.50 Credits
Clinical Review

Influenza: clinical reviewExternal web site

Dr Steve Holmes and respiratory nurse consultant Jane Scullion review the clinical features of influenza...

0.50 Credits
Expert Perspective

Pre-hospital trauma careExternal web site

Dr Andrew Webster and Dr Arvind Byka explain what to do when faced with an emergency trauma situation...

0.25 Credits
Expert Perspective

Choking in adults and childrenExternal web site

Dr Anthony Handley provides a quick guide to recognition and management of choking in adults and children...

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Presentation Slides

MIMS Clinical Update 2016 - Respiratory SlidesExternal web site

Presentation slides from the Respiratory stream of MIMS Clinical Update 2016 – for attendees only.

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Red flags

Loss of appetite - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Pipin Singh discusses red flag symptoms in patients with loss of appetite and considers the importance...

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Syllabus

Guidance update: NICE guidelines on bronchiolitis in childrenExternal web site

Dr Suneeta Kochhar describes how to implement the NICE guidance on bronchiolitis in primary care. The...

0.25 Credits
Knowledge

Fracture risk, BP monitoring and screening for COPD: journals update May 2016External web site

Fracture risk among Asian women taking bisphosphonate therapy, screening for patients with COPD and...

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Knowledge

Diabetes prevention, back pain and PSA testing: clinical update April 2016External web site

Personalised diabetes prevention advice, NICE guidance on low back pain and PSA testing are all covered...

0.50 Credits
Expert Perspective

Management of acute cough in childrenExternal web site

Dr Atul Gupta provides a practical guide to the common causes of childhood cough and management of symptoms...

0.25 Credits
Knowledge

Tuberculosis: hot topic March 2016External web site

Respiratory nurse Jane Scullion and GP Dr Steve Holmes outline the key recommendations relevant to primary...

1.50 Credits
Clinical Review

Cystic fibrosis: clinical reviewExternal web site

Dr Ranjan Suri discusses diagnosis and management of cystic fibrosis and potential complications including...

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Knowledge

Menopause guidance, insulin shortage and new asthma treatmentExternal web site

A MIMS summary of NICE menopause guidance, a possible shortage of some types of insulin and a new treatment...

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Knowledge

Fracture risk, asthma management and effect of statins: journals update JanuaryExternal web site

Fracture risk in depression, asthma provision for pregnant women and the effect of statins on gallstones...

0.50 Credits
Red flags

Pharyngitis - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Significant pathologies that need to be considered when patients present with sore throat is the subject...

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Audio

`I've had this cough': lung cancer diagnosisExternal web site

Dr Jaishree Bhosle presents key learning points for GPs on diagnosis of lung cancer. This 35-minute...

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Clinical Interview

Respiratory care clinical Q&A November 2015External web site

Dr Steve Holmes, GP with an interest in respiratory care, describes his role and answers questions on...

1.50 Credits
Clinical Review

Pneumonia: clinical reviewExternal web site

The article by Dr Sinan Eccles and Dr Simon Barry reviews the assessment and management of pneumonia...

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Knowledge

Lung disease in patients with rheumatoid arthritisExternal web site

This article by Dr Clive Kelly examines the lung manifestations of rheumatoid arthritis. Key learning...

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Quiz

A hacking cough - what's the diagnosis?External web site

In this article Dr Ravi Ramanathan asks you to diagnose the likely cause of a patient’s symptoms.

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Red flags

Persistent cough - red flag symptomsExternal web site

This article by Dr Pipin Singh covers the possible red flag symptoms that may indicate a more serious...

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Red flags

Haemoptysis - red flag symptomsExternal web site

This article by Dr Suneeta Kochhar, updated in September 2016, explores the red flag symptoms that may...

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Red flags

Respiratory tract infections - red flag symptomsExternal web site

In this article Dr Pipin Singh provides an overview of the red flags of respiratory tract infections...

1.50 Credits
Clinical Review

COPD: clinical reviewExternal web site

This article by Dr Nicholas Hopkinson discusses aetiology and risk factors for COPD. Simple interventions...

1.50 Credits
Clinical Review

Non-small cell lung cancer: clinical reviewExternal web site

This article, updated in September 2016 by Dr Nadia Yousaf, discusses the diagnosis and management of...

1.50 Credits
Clinical Review

Paediatric pertussis: clinical reviewExternal web site

In this article, updated in 2016, Dr Scott Hackett covers the management of pertussis (whooping cough)...

1.50 Credits
Clinical Review

Pulmonary tuberculosis: clinical reviewExternal web site

This article, updated in 2016 by Dr Murugesan Raja, covers the aetiology and presenting features of...

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