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Erectile dysfunction – red flag symptoms


Content developed by MIMS Learning http://www.mimslearning.co.uk/

INTRODUCTION

This module covers the possible red flag symptoms to consider when a patient presents with erectile dysfunction. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include identifying potential causes such as diabetes, hypertension, obesity, or depression, and investigation with the International Index for Erectile Function (IIEF).

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

After completing this module general practice nurses should be better able to:

  • List the possible causes of erectile dysfunction

Take a patient history and examination

Explain which investigations may be required to help with diagnosis

Author

Dr Tillmann Jacobi, GP

York

PRACTICE NURSE FEATURED ARTICLE

Testosterone deficiency Professor Mike Kirby

This resource is provided at an intermediate 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.