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Examination of a 60-Year-Old Smoker With Shortness of Breath

Examination of a 60-Year-Old Smoker With Shortness of Breath

Examination of a 60-Year-Old Smoker With Shortness of Breath

Simon Ward - General Practitioner North Nottinghamshire
Simon Ward - General Practitioner North Nottinghamshire
on behalf of Health Education England

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Launch date: 23 Apr 2018
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Last updated: 03 May 2018

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Description

This session uses a video clip to demonstrate how to carry out a focused, problem-based physical examination on a patient presenting in primary care with worsening breathlessness.

Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:
• Decide on an appropriate physical examination of a patient presenting with increasing breathlessness
• Make a targeted examination based on the history to help establish a diagnosis and exclude obvious serious pathology
• Explain to the patient the reasons for your examination and obtain informed consent
• Conduct an appropriate physical examination and explain your findings
• Discuss further examinations or tests which may be necessary to confirm the diagnosis and exclude other pathology
Simon Ward - General Practitioner North Nottinghamshire

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Simon Ward - General Practitioner North Nottinghamshire
on behalf of Health Education England

Dr Ward has been a GP partner for the last 20 years and a trainer and appraiser for seven years. He works as a Selection Centre Assessor for East Midlands Deanery and as Clinical Investigator and Revalidation associate for Nottinghamshire PCT. He is also a RCGP examiner for the CSA and iMAP. Within his Practice he has an interest in Respiratory Medicine.

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

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