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Clinical Opal #12 - Deterioration post abdominoplasty

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. She takes metformin 1000mg bd and irbesartan 150mg daily...

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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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Clinical Opal #6 - Sexual dysfunction
Clinical Opal #6 - Sexual dysfunction
Dr Simon Morgan

Terry is a 64-year-old retired sales manager and a long-term patient of the practice. He has been struggling with depression over the past couple of years. Six weeks ago, he commenced escitalopram 10mg as the first trial of antidepressant medication.

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Clinical Opal #5 - Red eye
Clinical Opal #5 - Red eye
Dr Simon Morgan

Fatima is a 53-year-old human resources manager who presents to you with a 24-hour history of a painful red left eye.

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Clinical Opal #4 - Cough and fever
Clinical Opal #4 - Cough and fever
Dr Simon Morgan

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.

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Clinical Opal #3 - Sudden hearing loss
Clinical Opal #3 - Sudden hearing loss
Dr Simon Morgan

Adam is a 34-year-old maths teacher who is usually fit and well, with no significant past medical history.

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