Case Report 10 November 2015 Dr Sally Kennett

Case Study: Haemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis

Ally turned 21 on 7 May, 2014. She was an active young woman, and her mother described her as the "poster child of health and happiness'.
Picture Quiz 08 October 2015 Dr David Gillis

Quiz: Not just a test

Sarah, a 32-year-old teacher, presents to the ED with a four-month history of tiredness and general widespread pain in her muscles, following a nasty virus. Take the quiz:
Picture Quiz 18 July 2015 Dr Sam Mehr

Quiz: Is it simply ear infection?

A three-year-old boy presents with 12 months of a recurrent wet cough, improving on oral antibiotic therapy, but recurring once completed. Take the quiz:
Picture Quiz 10 July 2015 Professor Dedee Murrell

A day at the beach

A three-year-old Caucasian girl, accompanied by her parents, presents with an erythematous linear eruption on the left cheek with associated ipsilateral hemi-facial oedema. Take the quiz:
Picture Quiz 13 May 2015 Associate Professor Amanda McBride

Quiz: Thin on top

A 44-year-old woman presents extremely distressed, convinced she is going bald. Take the quiz below, see how you fare against your peers and share your results via social media.
Therapy Update 16 April 2015 Professor Nick Zwar

Measles on the move

A measles outbreak in Disneyland in the US has focused health authorities’ attention on the role of international travel in disease dissemination 
Therapy Update 03 February 2015 Associate Professor Sheryl Van Nunen

Tick anaphylaxis and allergies

In Australia, tick-induced allergies occur along the entire eastern seaboard and up to 20-30km inland, mirroring the distribution of the Australian paralysis tick, Ixodes holocyclus.
Therapy Update 23 January 2015 Associate Professor Scott Weinstein, Associate Professor Julian White

Treating spider bites

Treating actual or suspected spider bites requires careful evaluation, history-taking and management.
Examining the Evidence 08 July 2014 Dr Michael Tam

The evidence for Echinacea

I recently saw Abby, a seven-year-old girl with a cold who had been brought in by her mother. Mum mentioned that she used echinacea products, and asked whether Abby would also benefit from them. Clinical question
Therapy Update 26 June 2014 Professor Dedee Murrell


The latest on diagnosing and managing pemphigus, a rare autoimmune bullous disease that results in the formation of intraepidermal blisters.