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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.

Airway Disease

The Airway Disease Learning Zone is an area where you can access the information about VisionAir and the upcoming live broadcast. A video presentation will be available from EAACI 2017 entitled 'Personalising Clinical Management in Severe Asthma'. The Inhalation Technology page will feature video presentations from the live broadcast soon. 

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Journal articles

A longitudinal study on anxiety, depressive and adjustment disorder, suicide ideation and symptoms of emotional distress in patients with cancer undergoing radiotherapy.

The aim of this study is to evaluate the presence of anxiety, depressive and adjustment disorders, suicide ideation, and symptoms of anxiety and depression in patients with cancer...

Added 10 months ago

Adjustment disorder and risk of Parkinson's disease.

It has been postulated that stress is part of the etiological process of Parkinson's disease (PD).

Added 10 months ago

Stressors, Symptom Profile, and Predictors of Adjustment Disorder in Cancer Patients. Results from an Epidemiological Study with the Composite International Diagnostic Interview, Adaptation for Oncology (CIDI-O).

We aimed to investigate type and frequency of stressors, predominant symptom profiles, and predictors of adjustment disorders (AD) in cancer patients across major tumor entities.

Added 10 months ago

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Bob Bury

I’m a retired radiologist, and I keep myself busy with hill-walking, fishing and medical journalism/blogging, but mostly I’m a provider of free healthcare for my grandchildren. I am also accredited by the British Humanist Association to officiate at non-religious funerals: http... Read more

Community Mental Health Provision then and now - is all progress positive?

Bob Bury muses on the state of modern mental healthcare. Instead of asylums, patients are now part of the community. But what of those who fall through the cracks? How can GPs help patients who need emergency mental health care? Can we learn anything from the methods of the past? Are three letter acronyms helpful? Examining the politics and hurdles of the UK's modern Community Mental Health provision, Bob Bury questions what UK healthcare professionals can do better and how things should change.