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This module outlines the development of the anal skin tag, describes its removal procedure, and details postoperative advice.
This module helps you understand the anatomical basis of testicular torsion and how to perform exploration of the scrotum. Additionally, listed are differential diagnosis for a painful scrotum.
This module shows how a perianal abscess may develop, and describes how to perform incision and drainage on one.
This module shows how a pilonidal abscess may develop, and describes how to perform incision and drainage on one.
This module helps you understand the anatomical basis of varicose veins, details varicose vein surgery, potential complications, and post-operative management.
Surgical versus conservative treatment of high risk stress fractures of the lower leg (anterior tibial cortex, Navicular and 5th metatarsal base): a systematic review
This is a series of multiple choice questions to accompany the article "Surgical versus conservative treatment of high risk stress fractures of the lower leg (anterior tibial cortex, Navicular and 5th metatarsal base): a systematic review" from the British Journal of Sports Medicine
Practical implications for GPs of NICE guideline NG59, including use of risk stratification, the role of imaging, advice on prescribing, and guidance on referral for manual therapy and surgical opinion.
This module uses patient scenarios and cases to guide you through the diagnosis and management of patients with glaucoma in primary care. It provides advice on eye drops, indications for laser or surgical management, and informs you about commonly prescribed drugs that may precipitate acute angle closure.
Acute appendicitis is the most common abdominal surgical emergency in the world, with around 50 000 and 300 000 acute appendicectomies performed annually in the UK and in the US respectively. However, its incidence is falling for unknown reasons. This clinical update provides information on how patients may present and what investigations and treatments are available. Read the article on this subject then take the multiple choice assessment.
The incidence of ischaemic colitis has risen from 6.1 cases per 100 000 person years in 1976 to 1980, to 22.9 cases per 100 000 in 2005 to 2009. Acute gastrointestinal medical and surgical teams will see a few patients with ischaemic colitis each month. Prevalence increases with age and comorbidity, which might lead to an increase in the incidence of ischaemic colitis as the population ages. This article provides practical advice to non-specialists regarding the diagnosis, management, and guideline recommendations for ischaemic colitis in the acute setting. Read the article on this subject then take the multiple choice assessment.
The purpose of this activity is to review the risk factors for hip osteoarthritis and the presentation, diagnosis, and treatment options available.
The purpose of this activity is to review the epidemiology of pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and the risk factors, presenting features, and management options available.
Learn to appropriately assess and manage adult complex congenital heart disease patients presenting with atrial tachyarrhythmias.
Through interactive case histories, learn the physiological and anatomical features of elderly people that predispose them to chronic subdural haematoma, and learn how to safely manage patients in units without neurosurgical services. With multimedia video.
This module describes how to safely perform central venous catheter insertion into the right internal jugular vein under ultrasound guidance.
This module describes how to insert an anterior nasal pack, and explores its uses and limitations.
This module describes the procedure for digital nerve block, as well as outlining its contraindications and complications.
This module shows how to perform various suturing techniques. With multimedia video.