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Test your knowledge

Try these sample AKT questions provided by Dr Mahibur Rahman from Emedica

  1. What value of gifts from patients or relatives must be recorded in a register of gifts under the General Medical Services (GMS) contract regulations?
  2. A. All gifts regardless of value
    B. £10 or more
    C. £25 or more
    D. £50 or more
    E. £100 or more

  3. A 60-year-old caucasian patient has a diagnosis of hypertension confirmed on ambulatory blood pressure measurement (ABPM). His average BP on ABPM was 160/98 mmHg. He is not on any medication. Which of the following is the most suitable management option?
  4. A. Suggest lifestyle modification only at this stage and repeat BP in six months
    B. Treat with Amlodipine 5mg od
    C. Treat with Lisinopril 10mg od
    D. Treat with Indapamide 2.5mg od
    E. Treat with Doxazosin 10mg od

  5. A 68-year-old lady has a risk assessment for osteoporosis and as a result is sent for a DEXA scan. What T-score for hip bone mineral density from the DEXA scan would indicate osteoporosis?
  6. A. -2.5 or more
    B. -2.0 or more
    C. -1.5 or more
    D. -1.0 or more
    E. -0.5 or more

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Dr Mahibur Rahman is the medical director of Emedica, and works as a portfolio GP in the West Midlands. He is the course director for the Emedica AKT and CSA Preparation courses, and has helped hundreds of GP trainees achieve success in their MRCGP, AKT and CSA examinations each year.

MPS members can get a £20 discount off the Emedica MRCGP courses. Details of the courses are available at