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Anticoagulation Therapy for Stroke Prevention

Anticoagulation therapy for Stroke Prevention Learning Zone offers a deep-dive into atrial fibrillation causes, consequences, diagnosis and management to help you deliver optimal care and prevent strokes in patients living with this common arrhythmia.

Anti-integrins in IBD Learning Zone

The growing understanding of the immunopathogenesis of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) has provided a variety of novel therapeutic targets. Apart from the tumour necrosis factor-α mediated pathway, which is the target of the first marketed biologics in this indication, several other pathways are involved in triggering an inflammatory response.

Atopic Dermatitis Learning Zone

Welcome to the Atopic Dermatitis Learning Zone, an educational resource, intended for healthcare professionals, that provides credible medical information on the epidemiology, pathophysiology and burden of atopic dermatitis, as well as diagnostic techniques, treatment regimens and guideline recommendations.

Cancer-Associated Thrombosis

Cancer‐associated thrombosis (CAT) is a frequent, potentially life‐threatening event that complicates cancer management. New treatments, including DOACs, are now recommended for CAT

Cardiovascular Metabolism Learning Zone

Type 2 diabetes and hypertension are independent risk factors for the development of cardiovascular disease which are associated with significant increases in morbidity and mortality. However, recent years have seen a substantial advance in both our understanding of the underlying pathophysiology of these conditions, but also in the management of both diseases.

COMT inhibition in Parkinson’s Disease

The COMT inhibition in Parkinson's Disease Learning Zone contains key information, expert opinion and interactive learning to highlight the benefit to patients of early levodopa treatment and diagnosis of the motor fluctuations which signal disease progression and prompt adjunctive treatment. Also detailing key efficacy and safety data for the approved COMT inhibitors to help inform your treatment decisions.

CSU Learning Zone

Welcome to the CSU Learning Zone. Featuring an overview of chronic spontaneous urticaria, offering pages that cover epidemiology, burden of disease, pathophysiology, assessment tools, treatment, paediatrics, guidelines and fast facts. Delve into the Disease Overview to further your understanding of chronic spontaneous urticaria.

Cushing's Syndrome

Cushing’s Syndrome is a rare disease which is the physiological consequence of an excess of cortisol, either released from an endocrine tumour or from exogenous sources. In this educational resource, you will discover the symptoms of Cushing's syndrome in adults and find a detailed description of the pathophysiology and its resultant impact on morbidity and mortality.

DNA Repair in Prostate Cancer Learning Zone

Learn about the clinical impact of DNA repair mutations and alterations on prostate cancer care, and the emerging recommendations for molecular testing.

Fibrinogen Deficiency in Bleeding Learning Zone

Fibrinogen is an essential coagulation factor in the blood clotting cascade. The importance for fibrinogen in normal haemostasis is highlighted in patients of inherited fibrinogen deficiencies who display coagulopathies such as excessive bleeding and thrombolytic events.

Fluid Management Learning Zone

Welcome to the Fluid Management Learning Zone. In this Learning Zone we provide an overview of fluid management, including albumin for sepsis and septic shock, guidelines for fluid management in liver cirrhosis and fluid management in cardiac surgery.

Hereditary ATTR Amyloidosis

When hereditary ATTR amyloidosis with polyneuropathy is suspected, genetic tests should be used to confirm the TTR gene mutation. Dr Isabel Conceição explains the path to diagnosis with our e-learning module

Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Find out more about IPF in the disease awareness section, such as epidemiology, pathophysiology, symptoms and diagnosis. Learn about the latest interventions available for patients in the treatment section, including treatment pathways and guideline recommendations.

Improving treatment options for childhood psoriasis

This Learning Zone introduces you to our young patient Mia who, along with our paediatric psoriasis experts, helps us to describe the burden of childhood psoriasis for patients and their families, particularly the difficulties around diagnosis, comorbidities and limited treatment options.

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Treatment options for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are evolving as knowledge of the condition is increasing. In the future, physicians may be able to offer therapy tailored to individual patients. This Learning Zone describes the background behind such advances.

Managing Osteoarthritis-associated Pain

Did you know that treating pain in osteoarthritis (OA) is changing? Discover the burden of OA, emerging therapies and personalised pain management.

MS: learnings from the pandemic and innovations in patient care

Explore content from the 6th Congress of European Academy of Neurology and the 8th Joint ACTRIMS-ECTRIMS Meeting that took place recently.

Neuroscience and Pain Learning Zone

A focus on ADHD, Alzheimer's disease, epilepsy and pain. Videos within each section, world-leading experts will help you diagnose these often challenging conditions.

Oral Anticoagulation Reversal Learning Zone

This educational resource is designed to help healthcare professionals diagnose, manage and treat bleeding in patients taking anticoagulants.

Optimising anti-TNF treatment using biosimilars

Biosimilars are uniquely placed to change clinical practice in the fields of gastroenterology, rheumatology, and dermatology. The adoption of biosimilars can improve patient access to the most appropriate treatment, at the optimum time, to ensure the best possible long-term disease outcomes.

Psoriasis Learning Zone

Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory disease that often presents with disfiguring, scaling and erythematous plaques of the skin.

Psoriasis Academy

When it comes to psoriasis, a knowledgeable healthcare professional is highly valued by patients (Pariser et al., 2016). With this in mind, we created The Psoriasis Academy, an online hub featuring succinct and easily accessible information for all healthcare professionals who want to know more about psoriasis and keep up to date with the latest developments.

Respiratory Care

The Respiratory Care Learning Zone contains essential information on Inhaled Therapies in Asthma and COPD and its Management. The Learning Zone also has an Educational Resources section which features slide kits, congress news and webinars and videos relevant to asthma and COPD.

Sleep Apnea Learning Zone

This educational resource provides a concise overview of the two main forms of sleep apnea; obstructive and central sleep apnea.

Spinal Muscular Atrophy

SMA is caused by loss of function mutations or deletions in the SMN1 gene, which results in insufficient levels of the survival of motor neuron (SMN) protein. Find out more here.

Transplantation Learning Zone

Welcome to the Transplantation Learning Zone, an online resource intended to educate healthcare professionals in best practice for the transplantation of various organs.

Very Brief Advice for Tobacco Dependency

Are you giving VBA? Very Brief Advice on smoking (VBA) is designed to be used by primary care physicians to raise the subject of stopping smoking and encourage an attempt.