THIS Update discusses in detail conditions causing recurrent lower respiratory tract infection. A system for the evaluation of this condition is outlined.
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THIS Update highlights the key points in the evaluation of chronic cough in children. It emphasises the need to identify the aetiology and describes the various treatment modalities.
THIS Update explores the increasing role of haemopoietic stem cell transplantation and the implications it may have for primary care providers in terms of the long-term care needs for transplant recipients.
IN THIS Update we discuss the common and potentially underdiagnosed condition of iron deficiency anaemia (IDA). The diagnostic pathway for IDA is discussed and the medications available in Australia to treat this condition are listed.
IN PART 2 of this series we discuss some classical movement disorders that appear in childhood as well as the rarer disorders that are treatable and easily recognised.
PART 1 of this two-part series will concentrate on the clinical features of the more common paediatric movement disorders that allow for a diagnosis to be made.
THIS Update outlines a stepwise plan to assist GPs with the evaluation of patients planning to travel and will guide the GP through the evaluation and referral process.
THIS Update discusses the presentation of neuromuscular disorders in children. Sleep, respiratory and spinal complications, as well as their management, are outlined.
THIS Update will focus on practical, evidence-based strategies that GPs can use to help their patients stop smoking. A very brief intervention is described for busy GPs, as well as a more detailed strategy for when more time is available.
THIS Update covers the practices and problems involved in infant and toddler feeding.
PART 2 in this series on non-melanoma skin cancer addresses the management of squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) and basal cell carcinoma (BCC).
THIS Update is the first in a two-part series that examines options in the management of non-melanoma skin cancer and sun-damaged skin.
THIS Update provides an overview of common issues in male sexual health.
THIS Update looks at the relationship between autonomic dysreflexia and sexuality after spinal cord injury.
THIS Update examines new developments in the management of rheumatoid arthritis.
THIS Update is the second in a series on infant examination and looks at each system.
THIS Update is the first in a two-part series and focuses on general examination and the head.
THIS Update looks at the assessment of total coronary atheromatous burden.
THIS Update addresses the different manifestations of eating disorders, diagnosis and treatment options.
THIS Update discusses the epidemiology, presentation, diagnosis and management of psoriasis.