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Rare Diseases in General Practice: Recognising the Zebras Among the Horses

Posted: 31.10.16

‘When you hear hoofbeats, don’t expect to see a Zebra.’

The above adage is especially useful in primary care as many of the conditions we see are common. But it is not so useful when we consider our role in both diagnosing and supporting patients with rare diseases. We must be ready to think again and look out for the horse with stripes…

You can download the full article, written by NPUK trustee Will Evans, here. Originally published in the British Journal of General Practice.