Therapy Update 11 September 2018 Professor Dedee Murrell, Dr Asli Bilgic Temel

Deciphering the myriad symptoms of Behcet's disease

Behcet's disease is characterised by systemic vasculitis affecting both veins and arteries of various sizes. It is a multigenetic inflammatory disorder of unknown aetiology.
How to Treat 24 August 2018 Associate Professor Mark Arnold
Case Report 16 August 2018 Dr David Bossingham

What's causing these green and gold nails?

Earl is 78; he retired from the public service more than 20 years ago because of his rheumatoid arthritis. He received what was conventional treatment at the time but unfortunately the disease progressed.
Picture Quiz 03 July 2018 Dr Ash Chehata

Shoulder pain on overhead movement

Gavin, a 50-year-old businessman, presents with three months of gradually worsening left shoulder pain. Each week, How to Treat publishes a clinical picture quiz. The quiz has no CPD points attached, it's just for fun.
Category 2 21 June 2018 Australian Doctor Education

Breaking the osteoporosis trend

Take a closer look at osteoporosis management in general practice by delving deeper into prevention, detection, diagnosis, pharmacological management and lifestyle interventions to support this chronic disease.
Case Report 23 April 2018 Dr David Bossingham

Muscle pains and a mystery rash

Michael is a 17-year-old student who presents with his mother. Michael is shy, quiet, monosyllabic and submissive.
Case Report 13 March 2018 Dr David Bossingham

Could it be Still's?

Veronica, a 42-year-old equestrian centre owner, attends with a fever with associated lethargy, anorexia and some weight loss all over the preceding two weeks.
Case Report 06 February 2018 Dr David Bossingham

Treating a recurring chest infection

Jan is a 48-year-old teacher’s assistant at the local state high school. She developed type 1 diabetes as a teenager and was recently found to have autoimmune hypothyroidism.
How to Treat 13 December 2017 Associate Professor Paul Bird
Case Report 17 November 2017 Dr David Bossingham

The importance of choosing the right drug

The right drug choice is essential and should weigh the expectation of effect against side effects commensurate with the illness.