Monthly Archives: September 2015

Venous insufficiency

Leg elevation May be overrated as a treatment for aching legs – it tends to be uncomfortable and there’s no real evidence as to effectiveness. Worth trying in rest periods for patients who stand a lot and suffer from aching … Continue reading

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GPs asking patients to self-rate their health

This was the title of a qualitative study in the BJGP (2015; 65: 470 – 1 or DOI: 10.3399/bjgp15X686557) in which GPs asked patients with chronic problems (diabetes, pain, or unexplained symptoms) this question: How would you assess your general … Continue reading

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