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.
26 November 2015
Parkinson's disease is a slowly progressive neurodegenerative disorder that increases in prevalence markedly after the sixth decade. Approximately 1.5-2.5% of people over 65 have Parkinson's disease, rising further with increasing age.
09 October 2015
The past decade has seen rapid advances in drug therapies for MS, each with their own side-effect profile.
18 September 2015
Despite B vitamins playing an important role in cognitive function, can they prevent cognitive decline or dementia?
21 August 2015
Manuel, aged 67, has Parkinsonâs disease. His dysphagia has recently worsened. Take the quiz:
18 June 2015
With no cure and only symptomatic treatment available, addressing dementia risk factors is all-important.
03 March 2015
Peter is a 44-year-old, HIV-positive male who presented to the ED with worsening psychosis. Psychiatric history In 2012, aged 42, Peter experienced an initial psychotic episode and required hospital admission.