How to Treat 23 February 2018 by Dr James Yeung, Professor John Gibson
How to Treat 27 October 2017 by Dr Anastazia Keegan
How to Treat 15 September 2017 by Dr Jacinta Perram, Dr Caroline Dix, Professor John Gibson
Category 2 09 June 2017 by Australian Doctor Education

Tailoring Treatment for VTE

Take a closer look at VTE management in general practice by delving deeper into the preventable and treatable nature of this condition.
Case Report 23 May 2017 by Dr David Bossingham

Case Report: Why is Bill’s knee swollen?

Bill is 65 and a retired police inspector. He has been experiencing pain and occasional swelling in his right knee.
Case Report 06 December 2016 by Dr Steve Flecknoe-Brown

Case Report: Cold hands point to red cells lysis

Bob, 84, was referred for investigation and management of his long-standing anaemia. Apparently, he had been diagnosed with ‘cold anaemia' almost 20 years previously, which resulted in his moving from Melbourne to Queensland.
Case Report 20 September 2016 by Dr Steve Flecknoe-Brown

Case Report: Pancytopenia puzzle

An elderly patient presents with a number of differential diagnoses and treatment options. I was asked to see Joan, an 84-year-old who had been sent in with symptomatic anaemia. She was in fact pancytopenic (Hb 54g/L; WCC 1.4×109/L and platelets 54×109/L).
Therapy Update 04 February 2016 by Dr Steve Flecknoe-Brown

Balancing oral medicine for clots and bleeds

Prevention and treatment of thrombosis used to be rather arcane. Three things have brought it back into the centrestage of medical discourse. First, the realisation that VTE is a leading, yet largely preventable, cause of morbidity and mortality.
Therapy Update 20 August 2015 by Dr Steve Flecknoe-Brown

Ironing out deficiencies

As these cases illustrate, treating iron deficiency can’t be done using a ‘one-size-fits-all’ strategy. Case 1. Super mum Julia is a 34-year-old lawyer who has just brought home her third baby. Her other children are aged two and four.
Therapy Update 26 March 2015 by Dr Patrick Coleman

Pumping iron

Administering IV iron can be performed safely in primary care to a diverse group of patients.