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CURRICULUM - Clinically rich, case-based, self-assessment CPD modules to help you prepare for revalidation. Click on the scrolling icons or select a module from the drop down menu to test your knowledge

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

PRESCRIBING NURSE - written for the nurse prescriber or those with an interest in prescribing and the medical management of clinical conditions

ADVANCED PRACTICE - Expert articles providing in depth knowledge of key therapeutic areas

CLINICAL A-Z - Information, definitions, Red Flags, live links to guidelines and relevant Practice Nurse articles

GUIDELINES IN A NUTSHELL - Brief summaries of essential clinical and practice guidelines

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Featured article

Triple therapy in asthma - why and when you should use it

Most general practice nurses will be familiar with the use of triple therapy in patients with COPD, but less so in patients with asthma. However, this approach has its merits, not least as an alternative to increasing the dose of inhaled corticosteroids

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in over 16s: diagnosis and management

New evidence has emerged and practice has changed in a number of areas since 2010, when the last version of the guideline was published. This evidence and the changes in how care is delivered may have a significant impact on people with COPD

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Featured curriculum module

Diabetic ketoacidosis

This resource explains how a drug safety alert helped to identify the cause of a presentation of tiredness, thirst and feeling unwell in a patient with type 2 diabetes and other conditions. Learning points for GPs and nurses include signs and symptoms of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) and advice to give patients on SGLT2 inhibitor therapy.

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12 December 2018Vol 48 • Number 12

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