Matthew, a seven-year-old boy and a regular patient of the practice, presents with another upper respiratory tract infection. It is the fourth episode in the pastÂ five weeks.
14 November 2018
Fiona, a 65-year-old retired woman, who is generally very healthy, presents with a one-week history of a generalised painful rash. It initially affected her vagina then progressed to involve her chest and abdomen.
13 November 2018
Increasing awareness of the role of genetics in breast and ovarian cancer, and a number of new and widely publicised MBS items providing rebated testing related to BRCA genes, have resulted in a rise in enquiries to GPs from patients about these tests.
08 November 2018
Martha, a 59-year-old woman, was referred for a colonoscopy after having a positive faecal occult blood test (FOBT).
22 October 2018
Tracey is a 33-year-old lawyer relocated from NSW, who presents with a six-week history of increasing breathlessness on exertion.
20 September 2018
Cindy is a 60-year-old woman with a history of breast cancer that has been stable since surgical and adjuvant treatment five years ago. Each week, How to Treat publishes a clinical picture quiz. The quiz has no CPD points attached, it's just for fun.
06 September 2018
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.