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Sarcoidosis: a state of the art review from the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand

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Sarcoidosis is a systemic granulomatous disease of unknown aetiology, primarily affecting the lungs and lymphatic systems, although any organ may be involved. The management of sarcoidosis can be challenging, despite new developments in diagnostic techniques and biological agents for treatment.

This review discusses the developments in the understanding of its pathology, diagnosis and management.

Authors
Hasib Ahmadzai, Shuying Huang, Chris Steinfort, James Markos, Roger KA Allen, Denis Wakefield, Margaret Wilsher, Paul S Thomas

Type
1-hour Reading

Learning Outcomes

  • Outline the current understandings of sarcoidosis and highlight the need for further research based on this educational resource summary by the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand   
  • List and explain some of the most commonly used diagnostic procedures    
  • Know of the management of sarcoidosis and become aware of drugs choices for long-term treatment pathways
  • Focus
    Research, sarcoidosis, Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand, diagnostic procedures, management, long term treatment options

    Provider name

    Medical Journal of Australia

    Provider number

    N/A

    Type

    Reading: journal; textbook; book; literature review

    Duration

    1h : 0m

    CPD Points/Hours

    MBA: 1h : 0m

    Topic

    General Medicine

    Audience

    Medical Practitioner, Medical Student, Doctor-in-Training, Non-Vocationally Registered, Nurse / Midwife, Researcher, Retired, Specialist - Other, Specialist General Practitioner

    Delivery
    Title
    Sarcoidosis: a state of the art review from the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand
    Interest Areas / Topics Covered
    -- GENERAL MEDICAL--, Pulmonary care, Respiratory Medicine
    Location
    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    Duration
    1 hour
    CPD Points
    MBA: 1h : 0m
    Price
    Free
    Location
    Online
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