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.
18 August 2016
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 âhidden', long-term effects are less well known.
12 July 2016
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.
30 June 2016
End-of-life planning issues can be difficult to manage.
08 April 2016
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.
02 March 2016
Ben is 18-months-old. He develops a sudden high temperature of >39Â°C, with convulsions. His mother is terrified, and calls for an ambulance. Take the quiz:
02 February 2016
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.
03 December 2015
Following on from our previous article, which discussed the diagnosis of Parkinson's disease, Dr Chan outlines management options for this progressive disease.