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Examination of patients presenting following sexual violence within an intimate partner violence relationship

General practitioners (GPs) are often the first contact for patients who are victims of intimate partner violence (IPV) including sexual assault.

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Erectile Dysfunction: Clinical Summary Guide
Erectile Dysfunction: Clinical Summary Guide
Medcast Medical Education Team

Did you know that an Australian study found that the majority (61%) of Australian men aged over 45 have some form of erectile dysfunction?

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Clinical Opal #16 - Vaccine preventable disease
Clinical Opal #16 - Vaccine preventable disease
Grace Larson

Jose is a 9 year unvaccinated child with a 5 day history of a low grade fever, cough and sore throat...

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Clinical Opal #15 - “It’s as easy as ABCD2... or not.”
Clinical Opal #15 - “It’s as easy as ABCD2... or not.”
Dr Simon Morgan

Duc, a 57 year old accountant, presents to you one afternoon with a recent episode of slurred speech...

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Clinical Opal #14 - CVD risk and statins in patients with CKD
Clinical Opal #14 - CVD risk and statins in patients with CKD
Dr Simon Morgan

Graeme, a 64-year-old retired builder, presented to you for repeat prescriptions two weeks previously as a new patient to the practice...

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Clinical Opal #13 - 41 year old with hip pain
Clinical Opal #13 - 41 year old with hip pain
Dr Simon Morgan

Zoe is a 41-year-old graphic designer who presents to you with right hip pain...

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Clinical Opal #11 - SGLT2i-related DKA
Clinical Opal #11 - SGLT2i-related DKA
Dr Simon Morgan

Terese is a 64-year-old retired teacher who has a 12 year history of type 2 diabetes. She also has hypertension...

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How Doctors Think
How Doctors Think
Dr Simon Morgan

In this short video from the 2022 'Not to be missed' webinar series, Dr Simon Morgan provides some insights into how Doctors think.

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Clinical Opal #10 - Pre-conception care
Clinical Opal #10 - Pre-conception care
Dr Sally Sweeney

Kelly, aged 28, presents for an appointment as she is planning a pregnancy with her husband. She has no significant medical history, is nulliparous, is a non-smoker, has normal body weight, maintains a healthy diet and exercise routine, and has a contraceptive implant in situ.

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Clinical Opal #9 - 64 year old with fever and rigors
Clinical Opal #9 - 64 year old with fever and rigors
Dr Simon Morgan

Joan is a 64-year-old hospital cleaner who presents to you one morning feeling 'dreadful'. Joan has a past history of well controlled diabetes and takes metformin 500mg bd.

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