Therapy Update 19 September 2018 Dr Carolyn Ee

How living well can keep dementia at bay

Sharon, a 41-year-old married woman, came to see me concerned about her risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Her mother had AD and lived in high-level care. Sharon asked if she should be taking any supplements to prevent dementia.
Case Report 06 September 2018 Dr Chitra Sivaramamoorthy

Peripheral neuropathy points to something sinister

Genevieve, a 73-year-old female presents with a four-year history of symmetrical painful peripheral neuropathy, with tactile hyperaesthesia worse at night. She has a past history of anxiety and osteoarthritis.
Picture Quiz 10 July 2018 Dr Johnny Wong

How would you manage this bleed?

Helen, a 66-year-old woman with mild early-onset dementia, presents with a minor head injury sustained in a fall. Each week, How to Treat publishes a clinical picture quiz. The quiz has no CPD points attached, it's just for fun.
Case Report 09 July 2018 Dr Jane Standen

Complex regional pain syndrome

David, a 45-year-old male, presents with a painful right hand and wrist. His hand is in a glove and his right forearm rests in a sling.
Therapy Update 04 July 2018 Ashley Heyworth, Dr Meredith Hinds

Treating Wernicke’s encephalopathy

Wernicke’s encephalopathy is an underrecognised and undertreated acute neurological condition.
Examining the Evidence 22 June 2018 Dr Michael Tam

Will statins stave off dementia?

Jonathan, a 60-year-old businessman, recently visited for a health check.
Case Report 19 June 2018 Dr Margie Danchin

A timely reminder of the severe complications of influenza

Aubrey, a three-year-old girl, presented to a paediatric emergency department with a five-day history of fever, coryzal symptoms and lethargy. She had a past history of failure to thrive and was up-to-date with her routine childhood immunisations.
How to Treat 01 June 2018 Dr Katherine Grellman, Kasia Marciszewski, Dr Tom Cross
Picture Quiz 01 May 2018 Dr Johnny Wong

What are the red flags for cerebral aneurysm?

Wendy is a 40-year-old mother of two who presents following two episodes of syncope and a longstanding background of migraines. Each week, How to Treat publishes a clinical picture quiz. The quiz has no CPD points attached, it's just for fun.
Therapy Update 19 October 2017 Professor John Christodoulou

Advances in mitochondrial disease

In 2011, Australian Doctor published a How to Treat article on mitochondrial disease.1