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Consider your management of patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF) who are at risk of stroke and/or thromboembolism.

Review common behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia and the co-operative strategies and interventions that can be used to address them.

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This activity looks at the key diagnostic and management features for common mental illnesses, including depression, anxiety, bipolar and schizophrenia.

Measure the patient factors that affect compliance to medication in 10 of your patients.

Are you confident in assessing patients who present with cognitive impairment?

QUEST Clinical Audit: Questioning the Effectiveness of Aspirin in Stroke Prevention

This audit will aim to identify patients who have non-valvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF) and who are treated with aspirin but may now qualify for anticoagulant therapy in line with recent Guideline updates.

The management of MDD in the ongoing assessment of both positive and negative emotions

In the management of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD), patient recovery expectations can differ from the expectations of GPs. In this interview, Professor Malcolm Hopwood considers how to manage this gap, and help patients regain a sense of normalcy in their range of emotions.

Whooping cough

This education discusses the diagnosis and management of whooping cough in general practice. The clinical features and laboratory testing are described and the treatment options outlined.

The CHEER Score and its significance to tailoring the management of MDD

Refresh your knowledge of time-efficient rating scales for the diagnosis and ongoing management of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) in general practice. In this interview, Dr Michael Johnston considers traditional rating scales and their contemporary counterparts.

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