31 January 2018
Janine, a 34-year-old woman, was referred at 31 weeks’ gestation for review of intrapartum nutrition. Janine underwent a Roux-en-Y gastric bypass four years ago and an emergency laparotomy for an ischaemic Roux limb at 16 week’s gestation.
23 November 2017
We’ve long known that the colorectal region of the gut is teeming with micro-organisms. We’ve also known that ‘good’ bacteria in the colon multiply when the diet is high in dietary fibre and starches that have resisted digestion in the small intestine.
03 November 2017
A 23-year-old woman presented to the ED, with a 10-day history of vomiting, myalgia, and upper abdominal pain.
12 October 2017
Trevor, a 59-year-old farmer, was the last patient at your surgery on a Friday evening. He had noticed blood in his urine only a few minutes earlier and was looking for a quick solution as his daughter was getting married the following day.
22 August 2017
What is causing Gill’s chronic vomiting and why does taking hot baths help? A 36-year-old woman, Gill, presents to the ED complaining of muscle pains, persistent vomiting, abdominal pain and pins and needles in her hands and feet.