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122666 - How to Treat quiz: Precocious puberty

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Families commonly present to their GPs for advice about the timing of puberty, as this causes concern and distress. An understanding of the normal, and the variants, will allow GPs to investigate, refer and advise appropriately. 
Recognising the signs of early puberty for prompt evaluation and management can maximise final height outcomes. It can also minimise negative psychological consequences of inappropriately early puberty and allow for prompt treatment of pathological causes of precocious puberty. 

Learning outcomes
  • On completion of this activity, the participant will be able to discuss the processes and timing involved in normal puberty.
  • On completion of this activity, the participant will be able to explain the assessment of a child with suspected precocious puberty.
  • On completion of this activity, the participant will be able to distinguish between benign and more sinister causes of precocious puberty.
  • Delivery
    Title
    122666 - How to Treat quiz: Precocious puberty
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    Duration
    1 hour
    Start Date
    09-Mar-2018
    End Date
    31-Dec-2019
    CPD
    1 hour
    Price
    0.00
    Location
    Online
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