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Has an in depth knowledge of disease mechanisms underlying conditions commonly encountered in community practice (click here to see list)


This learning outcome is a primary level outcome.


 To understand disease mechanisms for these problems commonly encountered in community practice:

  • Eitiology of common symptoms (e.g. back pain, abdominal pain, headaches, chest pain, vaginal discharge, lethargy, dizziness)
  • Common infections (e.g. respiratory tract infections, viral illnesses of childhood, urinary tract infections)
  • Ischemic heart disease, hypertension and heart failure
  • Asthma and COPD
  • Depression and anxiety
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Common skin conditions especially eczema and psoriasis
  • Diabetes
  • Routine ante-natal care



This learning outcome is taught in the following sessions:


This learning outcome is assessed in the following ways:

  • MBBS Pt 6 (Yr 5)

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