Dr Nick Imm

Dr Nick Imm

Surgeon Commander, Medical Author

BM, MRCGP, DRCOG, DFFP, DTMH

Nick Imm qualified in 1993 and joined EMIS as a clinical author for Patient.info in 2013.

Nick has worked as the Principal Medical Officer at HMS Nelson. He has also been a locum GP on the NHS Hampshire Primary Care Trust Medical Performers List, a sessional GP with Care UK and a part-time freelance writer.

Recent articles

Professional Reference

Ascaris Lumbricoides Professional Reference

Ascaris lumbricoides is a nematode (roundworm) which inhabits the intestines of humans. It measures 13-35 cm in length and may live in the gut for 6-24 months. …

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Tourette's Syndrome and Other Tic Disorders Professional Reference

Synonyms: Gilles de la Tourette's syndrome (the eponym originating from the full surname), Brissaud's syndrome, Guinon's disease, compulsive swearing syndrome, …

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Barrett's Oesophagus Professional Reference

Synonyms: Barrett's oesophagitis, Barrett's columnar lined oesophagus Barrett's oesophagus is defined as an oesophagus in which any portion of the normal …

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Insect Bites and Stings Professional Reference

The cause of a bite can often be readily diagnosed where an insect remains attached, as in ticks and with bloodsuckers that are highly visible - eg, mosquitoes, midges …

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Circumcision Professional Reference

Globally, an estimated 39% of males have been circumcised. [ 1 ] There are an estimated 30,000 ritual circumcisions performed in England each year. [ 2 ] The number of …

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