Hepatitis B Serology and Vaccination

Hepatitis B Serology and Vaccination

Hepatitis B is an infection of the liver caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV), a double-stranded DNA virus of the Hepadnaviridae family that replicates by reverse transcription. Hepatitis B is the most common cause of hepatitis globally, and the World Health...
Practice Questions for the MRCGP AKT

Practice Questions for the MRCGP AKT

Passing the MRCGP AKT is necessary to successfully progress through General Practice training and achieve your goal of becoming a General Practitioner. The AKT is a computer based examination comprising mainly single best answer questions and extended matching...
An Unusually Severe Ear Infection

An Unusually Severe Ear Infection

A 76-year old woman presents has severe otalgia in her left ear that has been gradually worsening over the past few weeks. She describes the pain as being ‘unrelenting’ and she has been unable to sleep for several nights. Her family have noticed that the left side of...
A Strange Rash After Swimming the English Channel

A Strange Rash After Swimming the English Channel

A 58-year-old woman presents to a walk-in clinic with a severe rash on her arms, legs and torso. The previous day she had swum the English Channel in 12 hours. When you examine her, you can see well-demarcated welts all over the affected areas with surrounding...
The Man Who Forgot Who He Was

The Man Who Forgot Who He Was

A 24-year-old man is brought into an A&E department by the Police. He has been found wandering the streets locally. He is unable to remember anything from his past and is unsure where he is. He is also unable to answer questions about his own personal identity....

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