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.
04 June 2018
Toni, a 53-year old office worker, is recalled to discuss a recent elevated cholesterol result. She is generally well and takes no medications.
22 May 2018
The proportion of Australians characterised as overweight (BMI greater than 25kg/m2) or obese (BMI greater than 30kg/m2) has tripled since 1980, and 63.4% of Australian adults now fall into one of these categories.1
07 May 2018
Matthew is a 19-year-old apprentice plumber who presents complaining of low back pain and rectal bleeding. He reports a 2-3 month history of low back pain that he has been self-managing with rest and paracetamol when needed.
16 April 2018
Norma is a 64-year-old accountant. She attends with a classical infective exacerbation of asthma with wheeze, productive cough and increasing shortness of breath on exertion.
11 April 2018
Over the past two decades, biologicÂ agents have transformed the inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) therapeutic landscape.