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
13 March 2018
Veronica, a 42-year-old equestrian centre owner, attends with a fever with associated lethargy, anorexia and some weight loss all over the preceding two weeks.
06 March 2018
Kevin is a four-year-old boy from Indonesia who is visiting family in Australia. He presents with a three-day history of fever and a widespread, pruritic, maculopapular rash. The rash began on his face and quickly spread to his entire body.Â
28 February 2018
James, a 27-year-old transgender man, presented eagerly for his first injection of testosterone as the endocrine component of his gender transition.Â James was not taking any regular medication and had no known allergies.
20 February 2018
Judith, a normally sprightly independent 73-year-old woman, presents initially with a three-month history of constant anterior right thigh ache.
13 February 2018
Jess, a 35-year-old woman, presents to her GP at 39+1 weeksâ gestation in her first pregnancy. She complains of a widespread pruritic rash that started on the abdomen and back two days ago and has now spread to involve the arms, legs and face.
06 February 2018
Jan is a 48-year-old teacherâs assistant at the local state high school. She developed type 1 diabetes as a teenager and was recently found to have autoimmune hypothyroidism.