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Malaria: clinical review


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INTRODUCTION

Dr Lisa Ford outlines the latest guidance on diagnosis and management of malaria, highlighting advice to give to travellers on prevention, and how to approach investigation of people with suspected malaria. This activity includes an evidence base for primary care professionals with links to latest guidelines and travel health advice.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

After undertaking this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:

• Consider latest guidance on malaria prevention

• Advise patients on mosquito bite avoidance and chemoprophylaxis

• Undertake appropriate investigations for suspected malaria

• Recognise symptoms that may indicate malaria

 

AUTHORS

Dr Lisa Ford, Clinical lecturer, and Dr Adrian Rogers, Clinical assistant Well Travelled Clinic, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

This resource is provided at an advanced level by MIMS Learning. Read the article and reflect on what you have learned, then answer the test questions at the end.

Complete the resource to obtain a certificate of completion to include in your revalidation portfolio. You should record the time spent on this resource in your CPD log.