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Undifferentiated Chest Pain - Clinical Snapshot
Heather (55 years) presents with chest pain, there are no clear aggravating or relieving factors reported. This clinical snapshot explores the presentation of undifferentiated chest pain in a GP clinic, emphasising the importance of a thorough history and physical examination.READ ON
Brett has just been extubated following nasal polyp surgery, but his airway has obstructed and he is dropping his oxygen saturations rapidly. Read this clinical snapshot to find out what happens next in Brett’s management and his recovery.
This case study guides Australian clinicians in diagnosing a common women's health condition. It emphasises the importance of recognising symptoms like irregular periods, weight gain, and hirsutism and following updated guidelines to improve patient care.
Are you aware of your role in supporting patients with health issues due to androgen steroid withdrawal?
Cameron is a 68 year old male who was diagnosed with low-risk prostate cancer six months ago.
You have just received Stacey (6 years) to the paed’s unit following her tonsil and adenoid removal today.
Your next patient is Frankie, a 5 year old girl, who is brought in by her mother Nora. Frankie has been unwell for the past 48 hours with fever, sore throat and headache. The previous day Nora noticed a rash over Frankie’s neck and chest which has since spread over the rest of her body.
Jill is a 64-year-old retired accountant who presents to you with her concerned husband, Michael. Jill is usually fit and well apart from a history of well controlled hypertension on perindopril.
Marty presents with throat tightness following an insect bite
Gail is a 63 year old post abdominoplasty who is complaining of tingling lips, abdominal cramping and watery eyes...