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Coaching for the UMAT

Coaching for the UMAT

Critics say UMAT can't be done, but a number of businesses claim they can prepare students for the exam that causes much angst. We take you inside a course.

Take us with you go and win!

Take us with you go and win!

Get the pic: Take a copy of Australian Doctor with you on your next trip or adventure, snap a photograph and send it in for a prize.

Sounding out single-sided deafness

Sounding out single-sided deafness

Single-sided deafness has the potential to dramatically impact patients' quality of life, and there are around 4000 new cases in Australia annually.

A case of nodular fasciitis

A case of nodular fasciitis

A female asylum seeker from Fiji presented with intermittent headaches, which she attributed to a tender, subcutaneous nodule on her left forehead.

10 pictures through a doctor's eyes

10 pictures through a doctor's eyes

Dr Sarika Gupta hopes an exhibition of images taken from across the globe will highlight the plight of victims of societal dysfunction.

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Coaching for the UMAT

Coaching for the UMAT

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Critics say UMAT can't be done, but a number of businesses claim they can prepare students for the exam that causes much angst. We take you inside a course.

Only 13% of med students aspire to be GPs

Only 13% of med students aspire to be GPs

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Just 13% of medical students say they want to become GPs, according to the first national study into students' intentions that paints a worrying picture of the future.

Plan to cut disability pension under fire

Plan to cut disability pension under fire

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Patients with severe mental illness will be more marginalised if plans to restrict the Disability Support Pension go ahead, Australia’s peak psychiatry body says.

Self-management beats GP care for BP

Self-management beats GP care for BP

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Patients with hypertension can reduce their blood pressure by an extra 9mmHg if allowed to measure their own blood pressure and self-titrate their medication, UK GPs say.

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Opinion

Does medical marijuana get a herbal waiver?

Michael Woodhead

Does medical marijuana get a herbal waiver?

The move towards legal use of medical cannabis may be applauded by some in the medical community, but it could well leave practitioners facing accusations of double standards when it comes to…

Abbott government health policy needs a sharper focus

Professor Jim Gillespie

Abbott government health policy needs a sharper focus

The Coalition entered the 2013 federal election without a health policy. After a year in government, it remains without one. While there has been activity in the health arena, there’s been little…

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Post-op AF raises risk of stroke

Post-op AF raises risk of stroke

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Patients who experience atrial fibrillation after inpatient surgery have an increased long-term risk of ischemic stroke, a study shows.

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Smart Practice

Homegrown health-tech heroes

Homegrown health-tech heroes

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Meet four of Australia's most innovative doctors in the field of health technology, from the first virtual GP service to a device that provides real-time feedback on pelvic floor exercises, these…

To err is human

To err is human

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A recent failed negligence claim highlights the fact that recognising an error does not necessarily make a doctor liable.

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After Hours

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Guest Content

The Nerve Pain Centre

Pfizer

Welcome to the Nerve Pain Centre website. Here you will be able to access information about nerve pain, its diagnosis and treatment.

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