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Clinical Opal #16 - Vaccine preventable disease

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 #12 - Deterioration post abdominoplasty
Clinical Opal #12 - Deterioration post abdominoplasty
Susan Helmrich

Gail is a 63 year old post abdominoplasty who is complaining of tingling lips, abdominal cramping and watery eyes...

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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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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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Clinical Opal #8 - Myeloma
Clinical Opal #8 - Myeloma
Dr Simon Morgan

Bob Georgiou, a 66-year-old retired university lecturer, presents to you with vague aches and pains, weight loss of a few kilograms and fatigue for the past couple of months.

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Clinical Opal #7 - Ovarian cancer screening
Clinical Opal #7 - Ovarian cancer screening
Dr Simon Morgan

Anna Li, a 46 year old high school teacher, presents to you for follow up after a recent metatarsal fracture. At the end of the visit, she asks you whether she can be screened for ovarian cancer.

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