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Round Up Email June 2024

In this month's Round Up areas highlighted include an update of the Lynch Syndrome section, coverage of the SELECT trial, and the use of antihistamines (or not) in anaphylaxis.

  • Question 1

    Use of antihistamines (or not) in management of anaphylaxis – should antihistamines be routinely used in the management of anaphylaxis? If used in anaphylaxis is the antihistamine of choice a sedating antihistamine?: antihistamines in anaphylactic shock

    With respect to the use of antihistamines in anaphylaxis, which statement is false?

  • Question 2

    SELECT study – investigated the use of semaglutide with respect to cardiovascular outcomes in patients with cardiovascular disease who were overweight or obese. This study is summarised on GPnotebook.: SELECT trial - semaglutide and cardiovascular outcomes in patients with obesity without diabetes

    With respect to the SELECT trial, which statement is true?

  • Question 3

    Contact lens - related microbial keratitis (CLRMK) – What are the risk factors for CLRMK? What is the commonest bacterial cause of CLRMK? What are the risk factors for development of fungal CLRMK?: Contact lens - related microbial keratitis (CLRMK)

    With respect to contact lens - related microbial keratitis (CLRMK) which statement is false?

  • Question 4

    Cannabis edibles – what is a “cannabis edible”? How long does it take for the effects of a “cannabis edible” to occur after ingestion? How long can the effects of a “cannabis edible” last?: Cannabis edibles

    With respect to cannabis edibles, which statement is false?

  • Question 5

    Lynch syndrome – this is summarised on GPnotebook.: Familial colorectal cancer syndrome

    With respect to Lynch Syndrome, which statement is false?

  • Question 6

    Common acid base disorders associated with hypokalemia – this is summarised on GPnotebook.: Common acid-base disorders associated with hypokalaemia

    With respect to common acid-base disorders associated with hypokalaemia, which statement is false?

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