Case Report 16 April 2018 Dr Daniel Xu

A patient with asthma develops reflux

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.
How to Treat 06 April 2018 Dr Helen Jo, Associate Professor Tamera Corte
Clinical Audit 15 March 2018 Australian Doctor Education

Controlling symptomatic asthma

Patients with severe asthma account for more than 60% of the costs associated with asthma, which are primarily for medications.
How to Treat 01 February 2018 Yasmeen Al-Hindawi, Associate Professor Deborah H Yates
Therapy Update 13 November 2017 Dr Anup Desai

Nocturnal hypoventilation

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.
Case Report 27 October 2017 Dr James Slattery

Chronic eye irritation associated with a serious sleep disorder

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.
Therapy Update 23 October 2017 Professor Amanda Barnard

Preparing for the next thunderstorm asthma

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
How to Treat 06 October 2017 Associate Professor John Massie
Student Quiz 06 October 2017 Dr Claire Berman

MCQ: Shortness of breath in children

Please note, these MCQs are not linked to GP's CPD points. For the CPD-accredited quiz, please read the How to Treat article.
Category 2 25 August 2017 Australian Doctor Education

Smoking Cessation

Complete this module to learn practical tips to help patients, including those suffering from mental illness, successfully stop smoking.