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ESSENTIALS - back-to-basics, full text articles, by clinical topic from our Primary Care Essentials series

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Understanding heart failure

Heart failure presents a significant burden to patients, their families and the wider health and care systems. Optimised treatments, supported self-management and regular review can both extend and improve quality of life; and primary care nursing teams can add tremendous value throughout the patient pathway

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Global strategy for asthma management and prevention (2018 update)

The latest GINA report clarifies the concept of independent risk factors for exacerbation and puts new emphasis on the importance of uncontrolled asthma symptoms, higher bronchodilator reversibility, and identifies additional risk factors for developing persistent airflow limitation. It also updates advice about FeNO testing in diagnosis and ongoing treatment.1

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Acne vulgaris: clinical review

After completing this module, you should be better able to:

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13 June 2018Vol 48 • Number 6



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