The impact of allergic rhinitis is grossly underestimated

Over the last decade, the prevalence of allergic rhinitis (AR) has increased exponentially and the condition now ranks among the…

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Specialist Forum November 2020 CPDs

Below are the CPDs produced for the November 2020 issue of Specialist Forum, together accredited for 3 general points.

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CPD POINTS: 3

Specialist Forum October 2020 CPDs

Below are the CPDs produced for the October 2020 issue of Specialist Forum, together accredited for 3 general points.

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Osteoporosis an overlooked disease in diabetes

Over the past few years, evidence shows that people with diabetes are at extremely high risk of osteoporosis and fracture.…

Anosognosia a major challenge in schizophrenia

Anosognosia or poor insight is a cardinal symptom of schizophrenia. Between 57% to 98% of patients are affected. In essence…

Adult ADHD and depression

Is adult ADHD a thing, and if so how does one treat it, as well as its frequent comorbidity with…

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Managing GORD and ulcers with sucralfate

GORD and the formation of gastro-intestinal ulcers go hand in hand, with large numbers of GORD patients presenting with ulcers…

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Specialist Forum September 2020 CPDs

Below are the CPDs produced for the September 2020 issue of Specialist Forum, together accredited for 2 general points.

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Specialist Forum August 2020 CPDs

Below are the CPDs produced for the August 2020 issue of Specialist Forum, together accredited for 3 general points.

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Specialist Forum July 2020 CPDs

These are the CPDs produced for the July 2020 issue of Specialist Forum, together accredited for 3 general points.  

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Vaccines: an overview

A vaccine is by definition any biological preparation that enhances immunity against disease, and which either prevents (prophylactic vaccines) or…

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Medical Chronicle June 2020 CPDs

These are the CPDs for the June 2020 issue of Medical Chronicle. You must read all 3 CPDs and answer…

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How point of care testing can reduce costs and improve turnaround time

Point of care testing (POCT) refers to laboratory testing that occurs near to the patient, often at the patient bedside.…

Tailoring methylphenidate to patient needs

Psychostimulant medications such as methylphenidate remain the most effective pharmacological treatment for ADHD, but physicians need to be cognisant of…

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AOMT management with antibiotics

Acute otitis media with tympanostomy tubes (AOMT) is common, but the right approach to managing this disease is not clear…

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Gout: what do the guidelines say?

The incidence of gout appears to be on the rise globally and is increasing in sub-Saharan Africa due to lifestyle…

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Enalapril dosing recommendations

Heart disease remains the leading cause of death worldwide. Pharmacological interventions have mitigated risk factors related to heart disease to…

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Specialist Forum June 2020 CPDs

These are the CPDs produced for the June 2020 issue of Specialist Forum, together accredited for 3 general points.

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CPD POINTS: 3

How effective are LAIs in managing schizophrenia?

Schizophrenia, a remitting and relapsing neurodevelopmental disorder, has a lifetime risk of about 1%. The World Health Organization ranks it…

Overview of actinic keratoses

The terms actinic and solar are from Greek and Latin, respectively, for sunlight-induced, and the term keratoses refers to thickened…

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