Disease Knowledge

Overview

epgonline.org Knowledge Centres are educational platforms devoted to specific disease or treatment topics. They are each intended to assist healthcare professionals in understanding the current best practice approaches to diagnosis and treatment. Educational content is comprehensive, fully referenced and presented with clinical objectivity and fair balance.

Knowledge Centres may be accessed below or within the relevant disease topic homepages, accessible via the disease topic menu at the top of each page of the epgonline.org website.

PLEASE NOTE: To access a Knowledge Centre, you must be a doctor, registered and logged-in on the epgonline.org website.

Anti-Coagulation Video Channel

Anti-Coagulation Video Channel

The Anticoagulation Video Channel is regularly updated with expert videos discussing how to prevent stroke and systemic embolism in non-valvular atrial fibrillation (AF) patients and how to prevent and treat venous thromboembolism (VTE). This free resource is intended for primary care practitioners and specialists involved in the treatment and follow up care of patients with AF or VTE.

This resource has been developed in collaboration with Boehringer Ingelheim.

Asma sintomática

Asma sintomática

Este recurso educativo está destinado a los profesionales sanitarios europeos que intervienen en la atención de pacientes con asma.

Asma sintomatica

Asma sintomatica

Queste risorse didattiche sono rivolte ai professionisti del settore sanitario europei che operano nel campo dell’assistenza ai pazienti affetti da asma.

Asma sintomática

Asma sintomática

Este recurso educativo destina-se a profissionais de saúde europeus envolvidos na prestação de cuidados a doentes asmáticos.

Bedwetting Knowledge Centre and </br>Interactive Case Studies

Bedwetting Knowledge Centre and
Interactive Case Studies

The Bedwetting Knowledge Centre, independently reviewed for clinical accuracy by Søren Rittig, MD, DMSc, aims to equip healthcare professionals with the information and guidance they need to effectively diagnose, treat and refer patients with nocturnal enuresis. This mobile-optimised resource contains disease awareness information, best practice guidelines and interactive case studies: ‘Case Studies in Urology: Best Practice Management of Bedwetting’.

CLL Knowledge Centre and CME

CLL Knowledge Centre and CME

The Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL) Knowledge Centre contains useful information arranged within four main sections: ‘Disease Awareness’, ‘Events’, ‘Resources’, and 'CME'. Healthcare professionals will find information on pathophysiology, signs and symptoms of CLL, diagnosis, prognosis, treatment and management options, an upcoming events calendar and an external links listing,

The CME activity ‘Treatment Optimisation in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia’ has been EACCME-accredited and awarded 1 CME credit. Test your knowledge by answering quiz questions based on patient case study scenarios.

COPD Knowledge Centre

COPD Knowledge Centre

The COPD Knowledge Centre has been designed to provide healthcare professionals with free access to educational materials and disease awareness information. This includes information on the epidemiology, pathophysiology and symptoms of COPD and the latest guidelines for the diagnosis, treatment and management of the disease.

COPD-specific resources such as videosguidelinesinfographics, materials for your patients, upcoming events, useful websites and symposium videos and materials from ATS 2015 are available free of charge.

CSU Knowledge Centre and CME

CSU Knowledge Centre and CME

This Knowledge Centre is intended for allergists, immunologists, dermatologists and other healthcare professionals involved in the treatment and management of Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria (CSU). In the Knowledge Centre, you will find a disease overview, symposium highlights platform, video channel and additional resources including an events calendar and useful external links. This resource has been given a whole new look and feel, intended to improve accessibility and visual appeal. Recent content additions include a frequently asked questions section, case studies from urticaria experts Professor Christian Vestergaard and Professor Torsten Zuberbier and information on the TARGET My Hives app.

Cystic Fibrosis Knowledge Centre

Cystic Fibrosis Knowledge Centre

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a genetic condition caused by a defect in the gene encoding the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) chloride channel. The Cystic Fibrosis Knowledge Centre provides healthcare professionals with access to disease awareness information, emerging and established treatment options and current best practice based on recently updated guidelines by the European Cystic Fibrosis Society (ECFS). A resources section contains external links to upcoming medical conferences and patient support groups.

This resource is developed by EPG Health Media for epgonline.org, supported by an independent educational grant from Vertex.

Hyperammonaemia Knowledge Centre

Hyperammonaemia Knowledge Centre

The Hyperammonaemia Knowledge Centre has been developed to raise awareness of this rare yet potentially deadly condition. Using this resource, healthcare professionals are encouraged to recognise the signs and symptoms of hyperammonaemia and begin the correct treatment immediately.

Hypogonadism Knowledge Centre

Hypogonadism Knowledge Centre

The Hypogonadism Knowledge Centre provides healthcare professionals with free access to disease awareness sections such as epidemiology, pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, treatment options to assist the process of diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of patients with the condition. The regularly updated publications digest area contains analysis and comment on recent scientific articles related to male hypogonadism.

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IL-17A in Psoriasis Knowledge Centre

IL-17A in Psoriasis Knowledge Centre

IL-17A in Psoriasis is intended for healthcare professionals involved in the treatment and management of patients with psoriasis. This resource has been developed primarily to discuss the role of the IL-17 pathway in the pathogenesis of psoriasis and the therapeutic potential of treatments directed towards IL-17A. Users can expect to find sections containing expert videos, clinical slide decks, congress highlights, key publications and links to useful resources.

This resource has been developed in collaboration with Novartis Pharma AG.

L&rsquo;asthme symptomatique

L’asthme symptomatique

Ces ressources pédagogiques sont destinées aux professionnels de la santé Européens impliqués dans la prise en charge de patients asthmatiques.

LAL-D Knowledge Centre

LAL-D Knowledge Centre

The Lysosomal Acid Lipase (LAL) Deficiency Knowledge Centre contains a range of accurate, informative clinical content for healthcare professionals. The disease awareness section presents epidemiology, pathophysiology and diagnosis information, among others. The treatment section details the drug characteristics, safety and efficacy of sebelipase alfa – the first and only licenced treatment for LAL deficiency. The resources section contains further clinical content including a video channel presenting expert opinions on diagnostic approach and current prognosis.

Developed by EPG Health Media (Europe) Ltd for epgonline.org, in collaboration and with content provided by Alexion Pharma GmbH

Oral Anticoagulation Reversal Knowledge Centre

Oral Anticoagulation Reversal Knowledge Centre

The Oral Anticoagualtion Reversal Knowledge Centre is intended to provide healthcare professionals with accurate information on the approaches to oral anticoagulation reversal for patients who experience or are at risk of significant bleeding, or require surgery. Content is arranged within illustrated and referenced sections including management of bleeding risk, oral anticoagulants, symposium highlights, key publication summaries and more.

This resource is developed by EPG Health Media (Europe) Ltd for epgonline.org in collaboration with CSL Behring, with content provided by CSL Behring.

This resource is not intended for healthcare professionals outside Europe.

Psoriasis Knowledge Centre

Psoriasis Knowledge Centre

The Psoriasis Knowledge Centre provides healthcare professionals involved in the treatment and management of psoriasis with essential information. Content includes disease awareness information – epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment options and more. A resources section also holds an events calendar, podcasts and useful external links. A dedicated educational section, ‘IL-17A in Psoriasis’ (developed in collaboration with Novartis Pharma AG), examines the role of the IL-17 pathway in the pathogenesis of psoriasis and the treatments directed towards IL-17A.

Symptomatic Asthma Knowledge Centre and CME

Symptomatic Asthma Knowledge Centre and CME

Focusing on the lack of symptomatic control in patients with asthma, the new Symptomatic Asthma Learning Zone, consisting of a Disease Awareness section and an RCGP-accredited CME, is free to access for all epgonline.org members, and has been designed to provide them with the information they need to effectively manage the symptoms of their patients with asthma.

Symptomatisches Asthma

Symptomatisches Asthma

Dieses Fortbildungsmaterial ist für europäische Gesundheitsexperten bestimmt, die mit der Versorgung von Asthma-Patienten betraut sind.

Type 2 Diabetes Knowledge Centre and CME

Type 2 Diabetes Knowledge Centre and CME

The Type 2 Diabetes Learning Zone comprises the Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Knowledge Centre containing current epidemiology statistics, current diagnosis criteria from WHO and ADA, treatment options and latest guidelines; a Therapy Focus area compiling material on emerging insulin/incretin treatment combinations; and two free CME activities, which are the EACCME-accredited ‘Role of Newer Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes in Combination with Insulin’ (worth 1 CME credit) and ‘Best Practice in Type 2 Diabetes: Update on Incretin Therapies in Combination with Insulin’. 

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