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

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Featured article

Reviewing patients with epilepsy: a role for the practice nurse?

A structured review of all patients with epilepsy should be an annual event. General practice nurses could have a lead role in this process, or may identify issues for patients with epilepsy through encounters for unrelated reasons

Featured article

Heavy menstrual bleeding

Heavy menstrual bleeding affects around 1 in 5 women, but many do not realise that this is a treatable condition, and healthcare professionals also ‘lack awareness’ of its impact on women or available treatment options. General practice nurses have a key role in starting the discussion and highlighting available treatment options.This Practice Nurse Masterclass aims to raise awareness of HMB and the latest NICE guidance. Read the article and then answer the questions at the end to assess your knowledge.

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Featured curriculum module

Acne vulgaris: clinical review

Acne is the most common skin condition seen in the developed world and can have huge psychological impact on patients. This module explains the importance of identifying triggering factors, treating promptly and appreciating the psychological impact on the patient. Key learning points include effective therapy and avoiding scarring.

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17 August 2018Vol 48 • Number 8


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