Case Report 13 February 2018 by Dr Jim Newcombe

A pruritic rash in pregnancy

Jess, a 35-year-old woman, presents to her GP at 39+1 weeks’ 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.
Case Report 12 December 2017 by Dr Peter Chisholm, Dr Alisara Suknate, Dr Lyn-li Lim, Dr Alice Fang

Baby Sam's rash is mimicking measles

Sam, aged 12 months, was brought into the ED by his parents with a two-day history of rash, associated with a five-day history of fever, coryzal symptoms and decreased food intake.
How to Treat 08 December 2017 by Dr Asha Short, Associate Professor Louise Hull
Case Report 04 December 2017 by Dr Jim Newcombe

Could she have Lyme disease?

Audrey, a previously well nine-year-old girl, presents to her local emergency department with sudden-onset unilateral facial weakness. One month earlier, she had been bitten on the neck by a tick while in France. 
Therapy Update 30 November 2017 by Dr Peter McInnis, Dr Richard Baker

What to do when you can't find the source of a child's pain

Up to 20% of children who present to healthcare providers do not have an identifiable physical cause for their symptoms.1
Picture Quiz 23 November 2017 by Dr Vanessa Brooks

Is this lesion of concern?

A baby was noted to have a lesion on her scalp immediately after birth. Each week, How to Treat publishes a clinical picture quiz. The quiz has no CPD points attached, it's just for fun.
How to Treat 06 October 2017 by Associate Professor John Massie
How to Treat 21 September 2017 by Dr Nicole Sly
Picture Quiz 06 September 2017 by Dr Anna Talacko

Quiz: Odd-shaped primary teeth

Susie, 14, has come to see you with her mother for assessment of her front teeth. Each week, How to Treat publishes a clinical picture quiz. The quiz has no CPD points attached, it's just for fun.
Therapy Update 30 August 2017 by Dr John Kasinathan

It's never 'mad', 'bad' 'or 'sad' when treating troubled teens

Adolescent mental health benefits from an evidence-based approach to troubling behaviour. When I was new to psychiatry, a senior psychiatry registrar imparted his ‘Psychiatry 101’: patients were “either mad, bad or sad” he told me.