Genetic conditions

genetic conditions

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Familial hypercholesterolaemia: case finding, assessment, and management

2018-02-22T09:40:00+00:00By ,

Sadaf Qureshi and Dr Nadeem Qureshi review updated NICE guidance on familial hypercholesterolaemia and discuss the importance of proactive identification of this patient group in primary care

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Common genetic conditions: a guide for GPs—part 2

2016-11-17T00:00:00+00:00By , ,

Drs Rosalyn Jewell, Schaida Schirwani, and Jude Hayward discuss key aspects of genetic conditions, including breast cancer and cystic fibrosis, that GPs should be aware of

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Common genetic conditions: a guide for GPs—part 1

2016-09-22T00:00:00+01:00By , ,

Drs Rosalyn Jewell, Schaida Schirwani, and Jude Hayward look at the role of GPs in identifying and managing FH, ADPKD, Down syndrome, and AAT deficiency

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Related Guidelines summaries

  • NICE CF diagnosis and management guideline

    Tue, 02 Jan 2018 21:01 GMT

    This summary of the NICE cystic fibrosis guideline covers the key take-home points for primary care, including advice on diagnosis, support, and long-term management of people with cystic fibrosis.

  • NICE FH guideline

    Tue, 05 Dec 2017 10:51 GMT

    Summary of NICE guidance on the identification and management of familial hypercholesterolaemia. Includes diagnostic criteria and screening relatives.

  • Down's Syndrome Association annual health check guideline

    Wed, 04 Nov 2015 00:00 GMT

    This useful and concise checklist covers health checks for people with Down's syndrome

  • NICE breast cancer guideline

    Tue, 01 Oct 2013 00:00 GMT

    An easy-to-read NICE guidance summary on the classification and care of people at risk of familial breast cancer or with a family history of breast cancer.