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159842 - GPCE - The role of melatonin in sleep - helping patients with primary insomnia

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Prolonged release melatonin (PRM) is beneficial for certain patients suffering from sleep disorders associated with melatonin deficiency, with improvements to sleep initiation and quality, next day alertness and quality of life. This session will explore the role of melatonin in sleep and current pharmacological recommendations for insomnia.

Relevance to General Practice

The GPCE offers GP delegates over 50 topic choices over three days. The subjects span many therapeutic areas allowing GPs to self-select the topics of most interest to the individual and their practice.

Learning outcomes
  • Describe the diagnostic criteria for insomnia.
  • Outline the importance for treating insomnia, including effect on quality of life.
  • Identify the various treatment options for insomnia and apply a stepwise approach to management.
  • Explain the use of prolonged-release melatonin for the treatment of insomnia.
  • Delivery
    Title
    159842 - GPCE - The role of melatonin in sleep - helping patients with primary insomnia
    Location
    Duration
    1 hour
    Start Date
    27-Jul-2019
    End Date
    28-Jul-2019
    CPD Points
    1 hour
    Price
    Free
    Location
    Online
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