Michael is a 17-year-old student who presents with his mother. Michael is shy, quiet, monosyllabic and submissive.
13 March 2018
Veronica, a 42-year-old equestrian centre owner, attends with a fever with associated lethargy, anorexia and some weight loss all over the preceding two weeks.
09 March 2018
Immunotherapies are pervading many corners of medicine and there will be many more to come. These biologics typically have unpronounceable names, unintelligible modes of action, cost a lot of money and lead many to espouse the miracles they can achieve.
07 March 2018
George, a 50-year-old man, initially presented with intraoral ulcerations, erosions on his scalp and blisters on his face. Each week, How to Treat publishes a clinical picture quiz. The quiz has no CPD points attached, it's just for fun.
06 February 2018
Jan is a 48-year-old teacher’s assistant at the local state high school. She developed type 1 diabetes as a teenager and was recently found to have autoimmune hypothyroidism.
23 October 2017
After last spring's epidemic thunderstorm asthma event in Victoria, the worst ever recorded worldwide, the phenomenon is back in the news ahead of the first grass pollen season in south-eastern Australia.1
19 September 2017
Invasive meningococcal disease is increasing in Australia, with serogroup W now predominating.1 The introduction in Australia in 2003 of the meningococcal serogroup C (MenC) vaccine has been an unqualified success.
11 August 2017
Misplaced fears about allergic reactions to vaccines should not delay or deter immunisations, a new position paper states. After reviewing the evidence on vaccination and allergy, the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology has issued these nine items of advice: