Janine, a 34-year-old woman, was referred at 31 weeksâ 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 weekâs gestation.
23 November 2017
Weâve long known that the colorectal region of the gut is teeming with micro-organisms.Â Weâve also known that âgoodâ bacteria in the colon multiply when the diet is high in dietary fibre and starches that have resisted digestion in the small intestine.Â
03 November 2017
AÂ Â 23-year-old woman presented to the ED, with a 10-day history of vomiting, myalgia, and upper abdominal pain.Â
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 Gillâs 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.
15 August 2017
Victoria is a 39-year-old IT professional from Chicago, living and working in Sydney for the past six years. She presents with a two-week history of feeling generally unwell, which began during a trip to Brisbane for the weekend with friends.
13 June 2017
Elias, a seven-year-old boy who lives in suburban Melbourne, presents to his GP having had watery diarrhoea for two weeks. His mother is concerned that this began shortly after a week-long family holiday to rural Victoria, where the family consumed tank water.Â