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June is Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Awareness Month, and 21 June is Global MND Awareness Day

  • 70% present with limb features. Suspect MND if there is weakness and wasting without sensory symptoms.
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Emergency contraception. Three options, but which will be most the appropriate and effective for your patient?

The Cu-IUD is the most effective form of emergency contraception and provides ongoing contraception. It is unaffected by body weight and unaffected by...

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Osteomyelitis in children: how to spot it?

  • Joint or bone pain.
  • Swelling and erythema.
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Back pain – mechanical or inflammatory?

Spondyloarthritis is the newish term for seronegative arthritides. It is a group of diseases characterised by axil (spinal) features...

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Elevated prolactin. Might it be prolactinoma?

Prolactinomas are the most common type of secretory pituitary tumour. They may produce clinical features related to excess prolactin, but clinical symptoms may arise...

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Chronic pain and opiates

The BBC notes that prescriptions for opiod painkillers have increased by 60% in the UK during the past decade, and the number...

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