Data from The British Medical Journal - Curated by EPG Health - Last updated 25 April 2017

Accrediting Body

Union of European Medical Specialists (via European Accreditation Council for CME)

Expected length

60 minutes

Award

1 credit

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Payment required (90)

By the end of this module you should be able to:

  • Understand the clinical importance of an acute episode of haemorrhage from oesophageal varices
  • Be able to prioritise therapeutic interventions in patients bleeding from oesophageal varices
  • Know about the different treatment options in this setting and when to consider them
  • Understand the prognosis of this condition

Category Value
Expiry date 08-Aug-18
Credit type Credit
Registration with provider required Yes
Certificate available Yes
Author(s) Ulrich Thalheimer and Andrew K Burroughs
Multi session No
Intended audience(s) General Practitioner, Medical Student, Nurse/Advanced Practice Nurse, Specialist

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