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Therapeutic options in hyperhidrosis

Therapeutic options in hyperhidrosis

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Format

Knowledge

Time to Complete

0.5 hours

Published

February 14, 2018

Updated

March 6, 2018

Programme Description

Dr Anton Alexandroff and Dr Louise Dunford offer a quick refresher on therapeutic options for patients with hyperhidrosis, and explain why more research is needed in this area.

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Describe the characteristic presentation of hyperhidrosis
  • Distinguish between mild, moderate and severe hyperhidrosis
  • Recall the recognised causes of secondary hyperhidrosis
  • Explain how to manage hyperhidrosis caused by anxiety
  • Authors

    Activity authors
    Dr Anton Alexandroff
    Consultant dermatologist and honorary senior lecturer
    Harley Street Dermatology Offices, Nuffield Health, Spire and BMI Hospitals, London, Cambridge, Bedford and Leicester

    Dr Louise Dunford
    Senior lecturer
    De Montfort University
    UK

    Test author
    Editor, MIMS Dermatology
    Twickenham
    UK

    INSTRUCTIONS

    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 0.5 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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    • 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