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How would you manage this general dermatology patient in your practice? In this short snippet from the HealthCert Advanced Certificate of General Dermatology course, Dr Christopher Ross takes us through a real case study featuring a 45-year-old male patient presenting with expanding facial lesions and patchy hair loss. Continue reading “[4 min watch] General dermatology: Hair loss and lesions (Real patient case study)”
In this video, watch a short demonstration by one of our expert surgical presenters on how to safely remove a lipoma in primary care.
Patient consultations are an important first step in any medical or cosmetic skin procedure. The consultation sets the tone for the patient’s whole experience and the level of trust they develop with you, and even influences whether they chose to put their needs into your hands. Additionally, the consultation provides you with patient history and other essential information that determines how you move forward with managing that patient’s concerns. So, how can deliver a great skin consultation? Continue reading “[21 min watch] How to deliver an aesthetic skin consultation”
Over time, the body loses its ability to produce growth factors, which can cause visible signs of ageing. Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy is a way of introducing growth factors directly back into the patient’s skin to increase volume, tightness and elasticity. Watch a demonstration of the procedure below. Continue reading “[7 min watch] Platelet-rich plasma therapy in your practice”
Should you or your patients wear a face mask to protect against coronavirus? Epidemiologist and public health medicine specialist Professor David Wilkinson provides expert advice in this short video, along with a demonstration from the WHO on how to correctly wear masks. Continue reading “[5 min watch] Should you wear a face mask to protect against coronavirus?”
Did you know an under-active thyroid during pregnancy carries increased risks for both the mother and the baby, including diabetes, hypertension and even miscarriage? Watch the five-minute video below to learn more about managing hypothyroidism in pregnancy. Continue reading “Managing pregnancy-related hypothyroidism in your practice”
Do you want a quick and easy refresher on all topics relevant to your day-to-day practice? The GP Update course collates all the latest literature and current guidelines pertinent to primary care into an easy-to-digest format, bringing you up to speed in just one day! Continue reading “GP Update: Bringing GPs up to speed in one day!”
Managing retinal vein occlusion. A 55-year-old, generally healthy man with a history of migraines presents with blurred vision he has had for a few days. What is your diagnosis?
In the short video below you will learn about: Continue reading “Managing Retinal Vein Occlusion”
Good glycemic control, in the sense of a “target” for treatment, is an important factor in diabetes care. The video below discusses how to manage diabetes in primary care, including accepted glucose levels, most common medication, how to avoid complications, and what to do when your patient “hits the ceiling”.
It is important to know how to manage female genital mutilation in your practice, even though you might not encounter it very often. Learn how to address this sensitive subject with your female patients and understand the legal requirements and responsibilities for GPs.
In the 10 minute video below you will learn: Continue reading “How to Manage Female Genital Mutilation in Your Practice”