11 August 2016
Mr M is a 32-year-old man who was seen by his GP for problems of subfertility. He and his wife have tried unsuccessfully to conceive a pregnancy despite 18 months of regular, unprotected intercourse.
04 August 2016
This is the second part of a two-part series on hyponatraemia, focusing on GP management of the condition. Hyponatraemia is a common occurrence in general practice. It is found in one in five elderly nursing home patients and about one in 12 patients in primary care.
28 July 2016
This is the first article in a two-part series on hyponatraemia, focusing on evaluation of the condition.
21 July 2016
An older, ânaturalâ thyroid treatment still finds favour with some patients, but is it safe?
03 November 2015
Gina is a 34-year-old woman who reports 12 months of fatigue associated with arthralgia and myalgia. Her medical history includes appendicectomy and subclinical hypothyroidism. She takes thyroxine and cranberry tablets.
15 September 2015
James is a 70-year-old man of Chinese ethnicity. He visits his GP once or twice a year about minor problems. He is first-generation Chinese and has lived here for many years. He does not smoke or drink alcohol. He is retired and walks a brisk 15 minutes a day.