Michael is a 17-year-old student who presents with his mother. Michael is shy, quiet, monosyllabic and submissive.
09 April 2018
Damien, a previously fit and healthy 54-year-old abalone diver, presented with a 10-year history of increasing bilateral shoulder pain and restricted movement. The pain was relieved by a combination of paracetamol, NSAIDs and rest.
13 March 2018
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.
06 February 2018
Jan is a 48-year-old teacherâs assistant at the local state high school. She developed type 1 diabetes as a teenager and was recently found to have autoimmune hypothyroidism.
17 November 2017
The right drug choice is essential and should weigh the expectation of effect against side effects commensurate with the illness.
31 October 2017
Simon initially presented 10 years ago. Back then, he was 48 years old and had recently stopped working as a labourer for the local council.
05 September 2017
A patient has pain in her fingers and is concerned she might have the same condition her mother has. Paula is 45 years old, married with two children and working as an office receptionist. The reason for her visit is that she has noticed pain in her fingers.
01 August 2017
A mysterious constant pain proves a challenge for both patient and practitioner alike. Penny, a 43-year-old patient new to your practice, presented with neck and shoulder pain and extreme fatigue.Â
11 July 2017
An urgent phone call awaits you one morning. It is an uncommon event when the director of intensive care from the local hospital wants your help and advice.