GP Educational Lecture at Spire Cheshire Hospital

Tuesday 17th September 2013

6.30pm – 7.00 pm Hot Supper
Lectures commence promptly at 7.00pm


Dr Kiran Putchakayala, Consultant Rheumatologist
Polymyalgia Rheumatic (PMR) and Temporal Arteritis (GCA)

Learning points:
• Current guidelines in PMR / GCA
• Identifying complications early
• Pathways for management

Dr Vineeth Chikthimmiah, Consultant Physician - Diabetes and Endocrinology / General Medicine
Difficult thyroid: Not easy to avoid
Learning points:
• When to interpret a normal TSH as abnormal
• Thyroiditis- workup
• Non-thyroidal illness causing abnormal TFT's
• Drugs and thyroid dysfunction

Professor James Brown, Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
Temporomandibular (TMJ) joint pain dysfunction syndrome

Learning points:
• The management of neck lumps
• Dry mouth and burning mouth
• Sialolithiasis and sialadenitis

Venue: Spire Cheshire Hospital, Fir Tree Close, Stretton, Warrington, WA4 4LU
RSVP to Colette Smith -email Telephone 01925 215096

A CPD certificate will be provided

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