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Explaining a diagnosis of eczema – OSCE guide

Eczema is a common dermatological condition that affects children and adults. This article outlines the steps involved in explaining a new diagnosis of eczema to a patient in an OSCE setting and outlines the principles of its diagnosis and management.

How to write a referral letter

A step-by-step guide to writing a referral letter, including what information to include and how to structure the document. The article is aimed at medical student and junior doctors.

Clerking 101

This guide describes how to decipher all the symbols, diagrams and shorthand you’re likely to come across when reading a patient’s notes, and gives you the tools to start documenting your own history and examinaton findings.