Case Study - Is lyme disease under-diagnosed in the UK?

Being a London GP, I was surprised when a patient presented with a sort-of ‘erythema migrans’ type rash a week after attending a music festival nearby. He could not remember being bitten and....

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Case Study - Cancer 'Red Flags'

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Case Study - The 'Non-Converters'

 

The National Cancer Intelligence Network shows that 10 per cent of referrals convert to a cancer diagnosis, and under 50 per cent of cancers are detected via the two week wait in England.

With....

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Case Study - The Distress Thermometer, Toolkit For Palliative & Holistic Care

The role of the GP is continually expanding, increasing the requirement for palliative and holistic care. When patients are diagnosed with cancer or serious disease, we are required to perform an....

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Case Study - Patients Abroad

 

London has one of the most diverse patient populations in the country, and as with many urban practices, serves a multitude of ethnicities. As with any population, there will be a proportion of....

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'Just one more thing...'

 As GPs, we hear this question multiple times a day from patients....often accompanied by a hopeful smile. With only 10-15 minutes to diagnose each patient (often arriving with more than one....

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Case Study, Clinical

14 Jan 2014

Case study: Patient confidentiality.

On behalf of Network Locum (now Lantum), Dr Ishani Patel has written a series of Case Studies for fellow GPs.

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Case Study, Clinical

12 Dec 2013

Case Study: Recurrent abdominal pain in children

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