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Episode 024: Highlights from the April 2021 issue of the BJGP

In this episode I am joined by two of our Associate Editors, Sam Merriel and Tom Round, for some conversation. The April issue has been published and we talk over some of the highlights in this month’s issue.

APRIL ISSUE: https://bjgp.org/content/71/705

EDITORIAL: Remote by default general practice: must we, should we, dare we?
https://doi.org/10.3399/bjgp21X715313

EDITORIAL: Helping GPs to diagnose children’s cancer
https://doi.org/10.3399/bjgp21X715241

LETTER: Prostate-specific antigen testing and opportunistic prostate cancer screening — CAP intervention
https://doi.org/10.3399/bjgp21X715361

RESEARCH: Diagnosing community-acquired pneumonia via a smartphone-based algorithm: a prospective cohort study in primary and acute-care consultations
https://doi.org/10.3399/bjgp.2020.0750

RESEARCH: Estimating lung cancer risk from chest X-ray and symptoms: a prospective cohort study
https://doi.org/10.3399/bjgp20X713993

LIFE & TIMES: Drugs for chronic pain: we still need them
https://doi.org/10.3399/bjgp21X715457

Visit BJGP Life: www.bjgplife.com/contribute

Book mentioned: In Control by Jane Monckton-Smith

PSA resources mentioned by Sam:

https://phescreening.blog.gov.uk/2020/01/20/psa-testing-guidance/

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/prostate-specific-antigen-testing-explanation-and-implementation/advising-well-men-about-the-psa-test-for-prostate-cancer-information-for-gps

https://www.cancerresearchuk.org/about-cancer/prostate-cancer/getting-diagnosed/screening

 

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