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Preoperative Assessment and Mallampati Scores

The Mallampati Score or Classification is a simple and easy to use tool that assists in predicting difficult endotracheal intubation.

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Better Together: GP Supervisor Education
Better Together: GP Supervisor Education
Dr Simon Morgan

Q: What do fish and chips, Batman and Robin, and country and western music have in common?

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2020, a year in review: Dr Carol Newall
2020, a year in review: Dr Carol Newall
Dr Carol Newall

We've asked some Community of Practice members to tell us about what 2020 has meant to them. Some things may surprise you...

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2020, a year in review: Dr Genevieve Yates
2020, a year in review: Dr Genevieve Yates
Dr Genevieve Yates

We've asked some Community of Practice members to tell us about what 2020 has meant to them. Some things may surprise you...

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Long COVID-19
Long COVID-19
Dr Neal Tucker

Do we really need another syndrome?! Isn’t it just the same as recovery from any other infectious disease?

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Keys to prevention in mental health - Alexithymia
Keys to prevention in mental health - Alexithymia
Dr Jan Orman

I first encountered the concept of alexithymia when I worked with people suffering from eating disorders. Many people experiencing eating disorders have great difficulty identifying and naming their own emotions.

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Adult Basic Life Support during COVID-19
Adult Basic Life Support during COVID-19
Crystal Smith

Many healthcare processes have been re-evaluated in light of the current COVID-19 pandemic.

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Who benefits from eMental Health?
Who benefits from eMental Health?
Dr Jan Orman

The answer to that question definitely depends on who you ask. Let’s start with the cynics and get them out of the way.

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Fight back. Never yield: Atrial Fibrillation
Fight back. Never yield: Atrial Fibrillation
Eyob Gebreyohannes

This is no time to yield to atrial fibrillation (AF). As a former clinical pharmacist and academic working in the internal medicine ward and ambulatory clinic of a busy teaching hospital in Ethiopia, I encountered numerous cases where patients suffer from potentially preventable ischemic stroke due to AF.

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KISS Guide to Evidence Based Medicine 2020
KISS Guide to Evidence Based Medicine 2020
Dr Simon Curtis

This Hot Topics Keep it Simple Summary is a guide to evidence based medicine in 2020, straight from our UK partners, NB Medical.

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