09 June 2017
Take a closer look at VTE management in general practice by delving deeper into the preventable and treatable nature of this condition.
23 May 2017
Bill is 65 and a retired police inspector. He has been experiencing pain and occasional swelling in his right knee.
04 April 2017
Lena is 37-year-old research scientist from China, whose initial presentation was for severe PV bleeding. She presented to the local womenâs hospital for investigation and management of severe anaemia.
23 March 2017
There is a largely under-appreciated AF (inclusive non-valvular AF) prevalence in Australia. It is estimated that 5.35% of the adult population aged â¥ 55 years are affected by AF.
06 December 2016
Bob, 84, was referred for investigation and management of his long-standing anaemia. Apparently, he had been diagnosed with âcold anaemia' almost 20 years previously, which resulted in his moving from Melbourne to Queensland.
22 November 2016
Nick, a 63-year-old farmer with a history of paroxysmal AF diagnosed five years ago, presented with sudden-onset vertigo, dysarthria and left-sided cerebellar signs.
05 October 2016
Harry, a 17-year-old high school student, was brought in to the surgery by his father as an urgent appointment. He was a new patient to the practice. Usually fit and healthy, Harry had woken up that morning with moderately severe pain and discomfort in his left leg.
20 September 2016
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 1.4Ã109/L and platelets 54Ã109/L).