Case Report 22 November 2016 Dr Piyumi Wijesundera et al

Why did this patient stroke?

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.
Therapy Update 18 August 2016 Rinaldo Minniti

How to recognise alcohol-related brain injury

Brain changes due to alcohol misuse are often misdiagnosed or not recognised. The behavioural manifestations of alcohol and other drug use are well known, especially in the context of intoxication. However, the ‘hidden', long-term effects are less well known.
Therapy Update 12 July 2016 Professor Gary Browne

How to recognise concussion in young people

Recognition of concussion can be difficult in young people as the symptoms and signs are non-specific. Tony is a previously well 14-year-old elite male rugby player.
Therapy Update 30 June 2016 Dr Daniel Schweitzer

How to manage end-of-life care in the face of cognitive decline

End-of-life planning issues can be difficult to manage.
How to Treat 10 June 2016 Dr Claire Ellender, Dr John Swieca
How to Treat 29 April 2016 Dr William Huynh, Professor Matthew Kiernan
Therapy Update 08 April 2016 Associate Professor Vicki Kotsirilos

Reducing migraine pain and disability

Migraine management may include lifestyle changes such as stress reduction, exercise, stretching and sleep management. In addition, CBT, avoiding drugs such as codeine and high caffeine intake, use of pharmaceutical drugs and hormones all play a role.
Picture Quiz 02 March 2016 Dr Shiree Perano

Quiz: Investigating febrile seizures

Ben is 18-months-old. He develops a sudden high temperature of >39°C, with convulsions. His mother is terrified, and calls for an ambulance. Take the quiz:
Case Report 02 February 2016 Dr Daniel Chan

Case Study: Pinpointing a diagnosis for a patient with parkinsonism

Sam is a 90-year-old man who complains of a six-month history of slowing gait. He also has a history of hypertension, renal impairment and recent-onset memory loss.
Therapy Update 03 December 2015 Dr Daniel Chan

Therapeutic options for Parkinson’s

Following on from our previous article, which discussed the diagnosis of Parkinson's disease, Dr Chan outlines management options for this progressive disease.