Jenny, a 35-year-old full-time mother of two, was diagnosed with PCOS six years ago. She needed ovulation induction with clomiphene to conceive both her children.
07 May 2018
Matthew is a 19-year-old apprentice plumber who presents complaining of low back pain and rectal bleeding. He reports a 2-3 month history of low back pain that he has been self-managing with rest and paracetamol when needed.
01 May 2018
Leo, a nine-year-old, previously well boy, is brought to his GP by his mother, who is visibly upset and stressed. Leo has a six-month history of recurrent furunculosis over the thighs and lower torso, which are becoming increasingly frequent.
23 April 2018
Michael is a 17-year-old student who presents with his mother. Michael is shy, quiet, monosyllabic and submissive.
16 April 2018
Norma is a 64-year-old accountant. She attends with a classical infective exacerbation of asthma with wheeze, productive cough and increasing shortness of breath on exertion.
09 April 2018
Damien, a previously fit and healthy 54-year-old abalone diver, presented with a 10-year history of increasing bilateral shoulder pain and restricted movement. The pain was relieved by a combination of paracetamol, NSAIDs and rest.
03 April 2018
Anna, a 35-year old woman, married for three years, gave birth to her first child, Thomas, 13 weeks ago. She runs a small floristry business and is due to return to work in four weeks on a part time basis.Â
26 March 2018
Michael, a 28-year-old teacher's assistant, initially presented to another GP practice with moderate-to-severe left hip pain after a long walk five months ago.
20 March 2018
DorisÂ is a 95-year-old, left-handed aged care facility resident who presented to the emergency department with two-day history of an erythematous rash affecting her dominant hand (figure 1, below). Â