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The relationship between floppy eyelid syndrome and obstructive sleep apnoea

This is a series of multiple choice questions to accompany the article "The relationship between floppy eyelid syndrome and obstructive sleep apnoea" from the Journal of Ophthalmology.

Learning outcomes

At the conclusion of the exercise, the reader will be able to:

  • Identify common clinical characteristics of floppy eyelid syndrome
  • Review associations of floppy eyelid syndrome
  • Discuss etiopathogenesis of floppy eyelid syndrome.

Authors/Faculty:

MªJesús Muniesa, Valentín Huerva, Manuel Sánchez-de-la-Torre, Montserrat Martínez, Carmen Jurjo, Ferran Barbé

MªJesús Muniesa

Biography :

Ophthalmology Department, Hospital Universitari Arnau de Vilanova, Lleida, Spain; Institut de Recerca Biomèdica de Lleida, Lleida, Spain

Disclosure :

Conflict of interest statement: None.

Valentín Huerva

Biography :

Ophthalmology Department, Hospital Universitari Arnau de Vilanova, Lleida, Spain; Institut de Recerca Biomèdica de Lleida, Lleida, Spain

Disclosure :

Conflict of interest statement: None.

Manuel Sánchez-de-la-Torre

Biography :

Institut de Recerca Biomèdica de Lleida, Lleida, Spain; Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red Enfermedades Respiratorias (CIBERES), Madrid, Spain

Disclosure :

Conflict of interest statement: None.

Montserrat Martínez

Biography :

Institut de Recerca Biomèdica de Lleida, Lleida, Spain; Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red Enfermedades Respiratorias (CIBERES), Madrid, Spain

Disclosure :

Conflict of interest statement: None.

Carmen Jurjo

Biography :

Ophthalmology Department, Hospital Universitari Arnau de Vilanova, Lleida, Spain; Institut de Recerca Biomèdica de Lleida, Lleida, Spain

Disclosure :

Conflict of interest statement: None.

Ferran Barbé

Biography :

Institut de Recerca Biomèdica de Lleida, Lleida, Spain; Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red Enfermedades Respiratorias (CIBERES), Madrid, Spain

Disclosure :

Conflict of interest statement: None.

Activity Directors:

Dr Arun Singh

Dr Arun Singh

Biography :

Dr Arun Singh is Editor, British Journal of Ophthalmology, London, UK and Staff, Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.

Disclosure :

I declare no financial interests, commercial affiliations, or conflicts of interest.

CME Disclaimer :

The information in this educational activity is provided for general medical education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient's medical condition. The viewpoints expressed in this CME activity are those of the authors/faculty. They do not represent an endorsement by any of the accreditors. In no event will any of the accreditors be liable for any decision made or action taken in reliance upon the information provided through this CME activity.

Last updated

16 Oct 2013

Release date

16 Oct 2013

Expiration date

16 Oct 2015

Accreditation

Accreditor credit Accreditation statement
Australian College of Nursing 1 credit, 1:00 hour ACN 3LP participants can claim 1 CNE point per hour of active learning for modules that are directly related to their area of nursing practice (no limit).
Austrian Academy of Physicians 1 credit, 1:00 hour BMJ Learning modules have been certified for DFT Punkte. DFT Punkte are accepted in Austria
BMJ Learning 1 credit, 1:00 hour BMJ Learning has assigned one hour of credit to the module and related journal article
Bahrain Defence Force Hospital 1 credit, 1:00 hour The Bahrain Defence Force Military Hospital represented by the Ministry of Defence Bahrain recognises BMJ Learning as being accredited for the purpose of continuous medical education (CME)/continuous professional development (CPD) in BDF. Healthcare professionals can thus claim continuous professional development credits for their activity in BMJ Learning. Completion of one module is considered the equivalent of one credit or one hour of learning.
Bhutan Medical and Health Council 1 credit, 1:00 hour Bhutan Medical and Health Council has formally accredited all BMJ Learning online modules for continuous professional development. Bhutan Medical and Health Council will accept the CME credit provided by BMJ Learning to any registered members of Bhutan Medical and Health Council for renewal of their registration.
Dubai Health Authority 1 credit, 1:00 hour BMJ Learning is approved as a CME resource by the Dubai Health Authority (accreditation number 0013/18)
Iraqi Ministry of Health 1 credit, 1:00 hour The Iraq Ministry of Health has accredited BMJ Learning for the purposes of CME. One module is the equivalent of one hour or one credit point.
Kuwait Institute for Medical Specialization 1 credit, 1:00 hour Kuwait Institute for Medical Specialization (KIMS) of the Ministry of Health, State of Kuwait is the authority responsible for organising all aspects of postgraduate training of medical practitioners and other health professionals in Kuwait. Users within Kuwait can claim one hour or one credit per hour of learning completed.
Royal Australasian College of Physicians 1:00 hour The RACP does not accredit CPD activities, but MyCPD Program guidelines state that fellows can claim a maximum of 50 credits per year for online learning under 'Category 6 - Other Learning Activities'.
The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners 1 credit, 1:00 hour RNZCGP endorses the British Medical Journal online CME programmes
Trinidad and Tobago Medical Association 0.5 credits, 1:00 hour The Trinidad and Tobago Medical Association has accredited BMJ Learning. One module equates to 0.5 credits.
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