Case Report 31 January 2018 Melanie McGrice

What's behind this mum-to-be's bowel problems?

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.
Therapy Update 23 November 2017 Dr Rosemary Stanton

How 'good' gut bacteria is gaining ground

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. 
Case Report 03 November 2017 The Lancet

More than just a stomach ache

A  23-year-old woman presented to the ED, with a 10-day history of vomiting, myalgia, and upper abdominal pain. 
How to Treat 13 October 2017 Dr John Jorgensen, Dr Jason Maani
Case Report 12 October 2017 Dr Chandrani Jayasekara

Diverticula distress

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.
Case Report 22 August 2017 Dr Scott Masters

Case Report: Unexplained nausea

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.
Case Report 15 August 2017 Dr Jennifer Roberts

Case Report: Aches, then itches

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.
Case Report 13 June 2017 Dr Jim Newcombe

Case Report: What’s causing his diarrhoea?

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. 
How to Treat 09 June 2017 Associate Professor Paul McMurrick, Associate Professor Gary Richardson, Dr Raymond Yap
How to Treat 02 June 2017 Associate Professor Paul McMurrick, Associate Professor Gary Richardson, Dr Raymond Yap