Norma is a 64-year-old accountant. She attends with a classical infective exacerbation of asthma with wheeze, productive cough and increasing shortness of breath on exertion.
15 March 2018
Patients with severe asthma account for more than 60% of the costs associated with asthma, which are primarily for medications.
13 November 2017
Sleep disorders are common and often unaddressed. One of the barriers to successful management is awareness of the conditions, both at a doctor and patient level.
27 October 2017
Matthew, an obese 38-year-old man, presents with an enlarging right upper eyelid mass associated with copious mucoid ocular discharge. It is particularly severe in the morning. He works night shifts, is a heavy smoker and has a BMI of 39.
23 October 2017
After last spring's epidemic thunderstorm asthma event in Victoria, the worst ever recorded worldwide, the phenomenon is back in the news ahead of the first grass pollen season in south-eastern Australia.1
06 October 2017
Please note, these MCQs are not linked to GP's CPD points. For the CPD-accredited quiz, please read the How to Treat article.