Articles: 28.01 January 2017

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Management of panic disorder in primary care

Panic disorder is a common presentation in primary care and in recent years, evidence supporting the use of many drug treatments and psychotherapies has emerged. This article discusses the diagnosis and clinical assessment of panic disorder and examines the efficacy of the pharmacological and psychological …

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Detection and recommended treatment of head lice

Head lice infestations are very common in school-age children and can be difficult to eradicate. This article discusses how to detect head lice, and considers the treatments options available and their efficacy, including physical removal of lice (wet combing), physical insecticides and chemical insecticides.
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Prevention and treatment of age-related macular degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a common cause of visual loss in older people and GPs play a critical role in identification and timely referral. This article discusses the features of AMD, preventing progression, treatment options, and the GP’s role in management.
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