Septic arthritis in patients with pre-existing inflammatory arthritis
- Assessing the acute red eye in older people. Schroeder, Knut // InnovAiT;Sep2011, Vol. 4 Issue 9, p541
A 70-year-old woman comes to see you in surgery because she has developed a red and sore eye. Which issues do you need to consider as part of a focused clinical assessment?
- Health checks on patients 75 years and over in Nottinghamshire after the new GP contract. Brown, Ken; Williams, E. Idris; Groom, Lindsay // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);9/12/92, Vol. 305 Issue 6854, p619
Examines the health checks for elderly patients based on the contract for general practitioners in Nottinghamshire, England. Use of checklist and practice nurses in the health checks; Need for improved training for practice nurses in health assessment; Methods in health checks.
- The secret is starting at the beginning. Handysides, Stuart // GP: General Practitioner;4/1/2002, p28
Comments on the need of general practitioners (GP) to diagnose the patients thoroughly. Benefits of starting out early in the fight against diseases; Problems encountered by GP when they get referred cases.
- GPs face HIV and hep C tests. // Pulse;1/6/2003, Vol. 63 Issue 1, p1
Reports on the government proposal on the screening of general practitioners for HIV and hepatitis C in Great Britain. Medical screening for specialists in sexual health, A&E and intravenous drug misuse; Offer of the tests to qualified and overseas general practitioners joining the National...
- Cervical screening in Perth and Kinross since introduction of the new contract. Reid, G.S.; Robertson, A.J.; Bisset, C.; Smith, J.; Waugh, N.; Halkerston, R. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);8/24/91, Vol. 303 Issue 6800, p447
Investigates the changes in the cervical screening service since the introduction of the general practitioner contract in Great Britain. Analysis of computerized records of cervical screening; Increase in the coverage for cervical screening after the introduction; Comparison between health...
- GP Registrar: What they forgot to tell you ... testing for
anterior knee pain. // GP: General Practitioner;5/3/2004, p59
The article presents information for general practitioners about testing for anterior knee pain. The test, also called Clark's patellar compression test, is performed with the patient lying supine, leg extended. General practitioner should put his thumb and index finger on either side of the...
- PICTORIAL CASE STUDY. Lewis, Gwen // GP: General Practitioner;6/8/2007, p41
The article presents the case study of a 60-year-old woman who attended the surgery for a routine cervical smear. On examination, physicians found a large lump lying outside the vagina partially on the couch. The woman mentioned that she had noticed some urinary symptoms including hesitancy and...
- Clinical judgment in the diagnosis and management of frequency and dysuria in general practice. O'Dowd, T.C.; Smail, J.E.; West, R.R. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);5/5/1984, Vol. 288 Issue 6427, p1347
Examines the clinical judgment in the diagnosis and management of dysuria in general practice. Association of the urethral syndrome with psychological illness; Symptoms of dysuria; Incidence of the disorder in adult women.
- Health Screening in Older Women. Mouton, Charles P.; Espino, David V. // American Family Physician;4/1/1999, Vol. 59 Issue 7, p1835
Discusses selected screening needs for older women and highlights some of the controversies concerning such screening. Screening guidelines developed by the United States Preventive Services Task Force and the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research; Assessment of functional status; Screening...