GPnotebook Shortcuts are a series of quickly digestible bite-sized learnings to help us help our patients in primary care.
Vertigo is commonly encountered in primary care and this GPnotebook Shortcut aims to aid the diagnosis and management of the common causes of vertigo likely to be encountered in general practice. (Last updated Jan 2021)
This GPnotebook Shortcut provides an up-to-date (as of November 2020) summary of dosing recommendations in renal impairment of commonly used hypoglycaemic agents in the UK.
This GPnotebook Shortcut provides an up-to-date (as of January 2019) guidance on the appropriate dosing of the Direct-Acting Oral Anticoagulants (DOACs) for stroke prevention in those with non-valvular atrial fibrillation in the UK.
This GPnotebook Shortcut will help guide your choice of agent after metformin to ensure the benefits outweigh any harm. (Last updated December 2020)
This GPnotebook Shortcut covers appropriate investigations and diagnoses of exclusion for both hypocalcaemia and hypercalcaemia. (Last updated May 2019)
The diagnosis and classification of diabetes in primary care is increasingly challenging. This GPnotebook Shortcut will help you to establish the right diagnosis as best as possible and ultimately to avoid any harm. (Last updated January 2021)
This GPnotebook Shortcut summarises approximate systolic blood pressure reductions expected with a range of lifestyle modifications to help facilitate change in those living with high blood pressure.(Last updated July 2019)
This GPnotebook Shortcut summarises what comprises iron studies and tips on requesting them as well ashow to interpret abnormal tests including ferritin, transferrin and transferrinsaturation. (Last updated August 2019)
This GPnotebook Shortcut outlines common causes of hyponatraemia (as of September 2019) as well as appropriate investigations to elucidate any underlying cause.
This GPnotebook Shortcut (as of October 2019) summarises recommended investigations and their interpretation to elucidate the underlying case of hypernatraemia.