Gastrointestinal

Melaena History

Melena History History Guides Author – Dr Tachakrit Tachatirakul  Editor – Dr Tachakrit Tachatirakul Last updated 06/05/24 Table of Contents Introduction Melaena is one of the findings which may be a complaint to see a GP or ED. Alternatively it could also be one of the signs found in secondary care as an incidental finding …

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Change in Bowel Habit Station

Change in Bowel Habit Station Practice Stations Author – Fatima Wasti  Reviewer – Sofia Hu   Editor – Ansaam El-Sherif  Last updated 04/02/24 Table of Contents How to Use Candidate: Read the brief below (1 minute).  Take a history (6 minute). Answer viva questions (3 minute). Patient/Examiner: Familiarise yourself with the history & examination findings  After completing the history, viva …

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Abdominal Pain History

Abdominal Pain History History Guides Author – Dr Keiran Dey  Editor – Dr James Mackintosh Last updated 08/01/24 Table of Contents Introduction Causes of abdominal pain can range from surgical emergencies to mild self limiting gastroenteritis. Being able to take a thorough history to differentiate between possible causes is of vital importance.  Presenting Complaint Site Consider …

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Paediatric Abdominal Pain Station

Paediatric Abdominal Pain Practice Station Practice Stations Author – James Mackintosh    Editor – Ansaam El-Sherif Last updated 06/08/2023 Table of Contents How to Use Candidate: Read the brief below (1 minute).  Take a history (6 minutes). Answer viva questions (3 minutes). Patient/Examiner: Familiarise yourself with the history & examination findings  After completing the history, viva …

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Change In Bowel Habit Station

Change in Bowel Habit Practice Station Practice Stations Author – Fatima Wasti  Reviewer – Sofia Hu   Editor – Ansaam El-Sherif  Last updated 10/06/23 Table of Contents How to Use Candidate: Read the brief below (1 minute).  Take a history (6 minutes). Answer viva questions (3 minutes). Patient/Examiner: Familiarise yourself with the history & examination findings  …

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