Male Testosterone Deficiency and Testosterone Replacement
An overview of testosterone replacement in testosterone deficiency with a focus on symptoms, required investigations and management options available, as well as the necessary precautions and monitoring that need to be undertaken before and during testosterone replacement therapy.
Deranged Liver Function Tests
The prevalence and burden of Liver Disease is increasing worldwide. In this eLearning Session, Dr. Delicata provides an overview of Liver Disease as well as liver function assessments and treatments available. Learning Objectives: To give an overview of Liver Disease; including its prevalence, morbidity, mortality…
Hepatitis C and the Hepatitis C Elimination Programme
Hepatitis C is an important and significant infection which is today treatable.
Psoriasis: General Overview and Recent Updates
Psoriasis is an important dermatological condition which may significantly impact patients’ health and quality of life due to its aesthetic, psychological, physical and also systemic effects; the latter of which may lead to increased risk for other co-morbidities. A number of treatment options are available…
COVID-19 – implications for patients suffering from chronic respiratory problems
This e-Learning Session focuses on the effects and implications of COVID-19 in patients with pre-existing chronic respiratory conditions. Professor Montefort highlights how patients with chronic respiratory conditions can react to COVID-19 infection and provides relevant advice to healthcare professionals involved in the treatment of these…
How can Medical Professionals deal with Covid 19 Anxiety
One of the morbidities caused by the current COVID 19 pandemic is anxiety in medical professionals (besides the general population). Medical professionals are overworked and in the front line (or firing line) of this infection.
Host Immunity in COVID 19
This e-learning Session will discuss the immune mechanisms that play a role in COVID-19 as well as the role of serologic testing for diagnostic purposes. The potential of immunomodulatory treatments currently in clinical trials will be assessed. Learning Objectives To discuss the assessment of the…
Covid-19 in Malta – A Small Island Population
In this Session, Professor Victor Grech gives an overview of the figures and further elaborates on the implications of the findings of his Paper entitled Covid-19 in Malta, a small Island Population which is available on https://thesynapse.net/covid-19-in-malta-a-small-island-population/
Clinical Aspects and Management of non critically ill COVID-19 patients
Covid 19 is real in Malta and is posing a real threat to all. Most viewers never experienced a pandemic situation so there is a lot of apprehension. Apprehension to make sure the patient is managed correctly and apprehension for not being a victim ourselves…
Covid 19 Pandemic – Lessons learnt from China
As we are all aware, Malta along with rest of the world is facing the reality of a COVID-19 Pandemic. In a scenario where the situation is changing on a daily basis and as part of its commitment to provide Healthcare Professionals with the latest,…