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On Call Tips
On Call Tips
FY1s are usually most apprehensive about being on call, but it is also the shift you will usually learn the most. Predominantly as an FY1 you will be doing ward cover shifts and so...
As an FY1 doctor, there are different types of leave you will come across during the year and the rest of your career. This article will talk about annual leave, study leave and sick...
Preparing for the Situational Judgement Test
Preparing for the Situational Judgement Test (SJT) exam can be quite daunting. It makes up 50% of your Foundation Programme application and thus has the largest weight of any one exam...
Hyperglycaemia is something you will encounter frequently. In this article, we focus on how to approach hyperglycaemia and identify diabetic emergencies. If your patient is ketotic...
Clerking Patients
Clerking Patients: A few tips
Here we assume you know the basics, and instead we focus on the common pitfalls with tips on how to be safe & well reasoned. Not all FY1s have the opportunity to clerk patients...
As an F1, you will quite frequently get bleeped to review a patient who has had a fall on the ward, particularly if you are working late evening/nights. Falls in hospital can be anything...

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GMC Registration after PLAB 2
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Febrile Convulsions
Febrile convulsions are a common presentation in paediatrics. This article will you help differentiate between the concerning presentations that need further investigation and management,...
Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease
Hand foot and mouth disease is a very common illness in children which commonly causes children to present to A&E and GP. This article tells you all you need to know about hand...
Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)
Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a treatment that has been used in psychiatry since the 1930s. The procedure involves passing an electric current between two electrodes placed on...
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Prescribing in Old Age Psychiatry
The general prescribing principles from both Old Age Psychiatrists and Geriatricians is to start at a low dose for a drug, and then titrate up slowly. A small dose for a general adult...
Tachyarrhythmias are abnormal heart rhythms with a pulse rate of >100 beats per minute (bpm). This can be due to a variety of causes, including physiological and pathological, and...
Chemical Eye Injuries
What is it? Chemical injuries of the eye are ocular emergencies that necessitate urgent clinical attention.  Alkali injuries are in general more common and destructive than...
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Obsessive Compulsive disorder
The psychiatric condition obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is estimated to be present in 1.2% of the UK population. This condition has been oversimplified in the past and present...
Bronchiectasis is a chronic respiratory condition characterised by the irreversible widening and scarring of the bronchi, leading to recurrent infections and a decline in lung function....
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