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Spending a little time investigating the right imaging before making a referral can pay dividends.
The urgent battle against Ebola is leading to a rethink of some of medicine’s fundamental principles. Australian Doctor investigates.
Grande old dame of the Blue Mountains, the newly refurbished Hydro Majestic is the last word in vintage glamour.
An ancient warrior, Chlamydia trachomatis has roamed the earth since before the birth of humanity.
An elderly women with chronic pain and depression benefits from an online program and finds unexpected enjoyment.
Join Professor John Eisman for a live webcast about osteoporosis that aims to arm GPs with all the information they need to effectively treat the condition. Date: Wednesday 26 November 2014.
The RACGP and ACRRM have drawn up a plan to take back control of GP selection and training more than a decade after it was snatched away.
In what may be a symbolic move, the Senate has defeated a government bill to abolish the Australia National Preventive Health Agency.
Companion robots are almost ready to be "rolled out" for dementia care in aged care facilities, according to Queensland researchers.
It seems Assistant Minister for Health Senator Fiona Nash is something of a hero in rural health circles at the moment.
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We are not great at diagnosing this issue and my guess is that male GPs are less confident at exploring domestic violence issues than female GPs.
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VIDEO: A man paralysed for four years as a result of a stabbing incident has regained the use of his legs thanks to pioneering cell transplant surgery.
VIDEO: What protective equipment do healthcare professionals need to don to protect themselves against Ebola? Watch a US infection control officer put on the suit, gloves and respirator required.
A 48-year-old's surprise pregnancy proves that GPs must obtain a detailed history from a patient, and expect the unexpected in order to properly discharge their duty of care.
A 75-year-old male chiropractor sought chelation therapy from a GP therapist, stating that his own GP had diagnosed advanced vascular disease. He later lost sight in his left eye.
Whatever the circumstances, crossing professional boundaries involves risks - not only for patients, who often are in a vulnerable position, but also for doctors.
You will need to learn some simple maths if you want to retire before the age of 70 - above all, you need to understand how compound interest works.