Take a closer look at the presentation and management of infantile colic and constipation in general practice by revisiting the latest diagnostic and management recommendations of these conditions.
11 February 2019
Maggie, a 77-year-old female, has had several episodes of severe iron deficiency anaemia since 2006. At times her haemoglobin (Hb) would drop to 80g/L (normal: 120g/L and above) requiring blood transfusions and iron infusions.
19 December 2018
Sally, a 32-year-old married woman, presents for management of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). She had been experiencing a range of gastrointestinal symptoms such as loose stools, vague generalised abdominal and pelvic pain, discomfortÂ and bloating.
08 November 2018
Martha, a 59-year-old woman, was referred for a colonoscopy after having a positive faecal occult blood test (FOBT).
16 October 2018
Peter, a 66-year-old retired business-man, underwent a pancreaticoduodenectomy (Whipple procedure) for pancreatic adenocarcinoma one year ago. He also received adjuvant chemotherapy with gemcitabine for six months post-surgery.
28 August 2018
Nirav is a 37-year-old man of South-Asian descent. He moved to Australia with his wife 10 years ago and works in a plastics factory. He presents as a new patient, complaining of a high fever and body aches for the past four days.
16 August 2018
Chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection remains a major public health challenge around the world, including Australasia.
06 August 2018
Providing travel health advice involves risk assessment, taking into account "this traveller, this trip, at this time". A key part of this typically involves the provision of advice on priorities for pre-travel precautions, including choice of vaccines.