165640 - Haematology in General Practice
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GP Guide to bruising, clots and anaemiaRelevance to General Practice
Frequency of easy bruising is in adults occurs in approximately 18% of patients and is therefore commonly seen for assessment in general practice. General practitioners require a good knowledge of investigation approach and differential diagnosis given the frequent nature of this problem. It is pivotal that significant diagnoses are excluded and appropriate patients are referred to a haematologist for further investigation.
Also to improve GP's knowledge of the approach to the anaemic patient.
And to give GP's information on the diagnosis and management of venous thromboembolism in the modern NOAC era.