Learning Zones

An epgonline.org Learning Zone (LZ) is an area of the site dedicated to providing detailed self-directed medical education about a disease, condition or procedure.

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Refine your knowledge of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) with information on pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment options and more

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Transplantation

Transplantation

See information on best practice in solid organ transplantation, and expert discussions on related hot topics.

Psoriasis

Psoriasis

See information on psoriasis pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, comorbidities, treatment options, and more.

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Guidelines

Venous thromboembolism in over 16s: reducing the risk of hospital-acquired deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism

This guideline covers assessing and reducing the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE or blood clots) and deep vein thrombosis (DVT) in people aged 16 and over in hospital.

Added 9 years ago

Motor neurone disease: assessment and management

This guideline covers assessing and managing motor neurone disease (MND). It aims to improve care from the time of diagnosis, and covers information and support, organisation of care, managing symptoms and preparing for end of life care.

Added 3 months ago

End of life care for infants, children and young people with life-limiting conditions: planning and management

This guideline covers the planning and management of end of life and palliative care in for infants, children and young people (aged 0–17 years) with life-limiting conditions. It aims to involve children, young people and their families...

Added 3 months ago

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Journal articles

A systematic review of the integration of palliative care in dementia management.

Objective: Dementia is a progressive illness with a complex biopsychosocial constellation of symptoms faced by millions of individuals and families worldwide. Palliative care teams have specialized in symptom management and...

Added 13 days ago

Fentanyl Formulations in the Management of Pain: An Update.

The aim of this review is to provide an update on current non-parenteral fentanyl formulations, with attention to their particular pharmacokinetics and features relevant to clinical use in pain management.

Added 1 year ago

The use of rapid onset fentanyl in children and young people for breakthrough cancer pain.

The primary aim of this study was to assess whether there is a correlation between effective dose of rapid onset fentanyl and background oral morphine equivalent analgesia in children less than 18 years old.

Added 1 year ago

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Clinical trials

Melatonin Oral Gel for Oral Mucositis in Patients With Head and Neck Cancer Undergoing Chemoradiation (MUCOMEL)

The main purpose of this study is to assess the efficacy of melatonin oral gel compared to placebo in the...

Added 5 years ago

Early Palliative Care in Metastatic Lung Cancer in Northern France (IMPAQ)

Single-center, prospective, controlled, open-label, randomized, two parallel arms comparing early Palliative care versus Standard care in patients with non-small-cell metastatic...

Added 6 years ago

PROject - Supportive and Palliative Care and INnOvation - Antwerp (Pro-Spinoza) (pro-Spinoza)

It is important to provide high quality palliative care to all patients with a non-curable and life-limiting condition. The Care...

Added 6 years ago

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Blog Posts

Hugh Harvey

Metrics Madness

Posted 4 years ago

You shouldn't judge a book by its cover. That much is true, but it's also common sense not to judge a book by measuring the whiteness of its pages, or the amount of hamsters you can place on it. So why do we measure the fabulous NHS with nonsense metrics?

CME

Depression in adults with a chronic health problem: putting NICE guidelines into practice

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Breaking bad news: a how to do it guide

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Palliative care in patients with heart failure

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