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Breast Pain

Breast Pain

Breast Pain

Mary Selby
Mary Selby
on behalf of Health Education England

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Launch date: 16 Apr 2018
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Last updated: 04 Sep 2018

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This session describes the presentation and categorisation of breast pain, the assessment of affected women in primary care, their initial management and the indications for referral.


By the end of this session you will be able to:
• Demonstrate knowledge of the causes and presentation of cyclical and non-cyclical breast pain in primary care
• Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of risk factors in the diagnosis and management of breast pain
• Demonstrate a reasoned approach to the diagnosis of breast pain using history, examination, incremental investigations, and refer appropriately
• Intervene urgently with suspected malignancy and have a low threshold for the referral of breast lumps
• Describe the issues relating to the use of chaperones and detect whether the female patient wishes to see a doctor of the same sex
Mary Selby

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Mary Selby
on behalf of Health Education England

Mary qualified in 1988 and is a GP, trainer and course organiser in Haverhill, Suffolk. She is also an MRCGP examiner and casewriter. She writes extensively for educational journals such as Update, Practice Nurse and GP, and has written and edited general practice textbooks in addition to several novels.

Her main interests in medicine are paediatrics, child protection and expedition medicine. Mary is also involved in GP politics.

Outside the surgery she is a musician, a novelist and a mother of six. Her children are her constant critics. Three of them want to be actresses, so one day the boot will be on the other foot!

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  • Health Education England
  • 0.50 Units -
    Exam Pass Rate: 60

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