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Prenatal diagnostics

Prenatal diagnostics

A couple faces a difficult decision when a nuchal translucency test returns a high result for chromosomal abnormality.

Pet love: how much does cat chemo cost?

Pet love: how much does cat chemo cost?

Australians are a nation of pet-lovers, but how far will they go to save their furry friends? And how much will they pay?

Small country, big heart

Small country, big heart

Just beyond Mexico lies Guatemala, a hidden gem boasting Mayan ruins, natural beauty and captivating local traditions.

New hepatitis C hopes

New hepatitis C hopes

New drugs and treatments will enable GPs to take on a more active role in treating the 200,000-plus Australians living with hepatitis C.

The difficulties of diffuse scleroderma

The difficulties of diffuse scleroderma

A farm worker presents with a history of lower limb oedema travelling up to the mid thighs, followed by similar oedema in his hands and forearms

News

GP patients not clogging up EDs: report

GP patients not clogging up EDs: report

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Emergency departments are not being swamped by “GP-type” patients, according to new figures that show 90% of ED attendances are for patients that fit urgent triage criteria.

Study confirms gambling link to dopamine drugs

Study confirms gambling link to dopamine drugs

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Dopamine drugs used to treat Parkinson's and restless legs syndrome carry a high risk of impulse control disorders including pathological gambling and hypersexuality, researchers warn.

MSF slams govt as 'irresponsible' on Ebola

MSF slams govt as 'irresponsible' on Ebola

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PM Tony Abbott’s claims that Australian health workers cannot be safely evacuated from Ebola-stricken Africa have been rubbished by Médecins Sans Frontières.

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Opinion

Ebola healthcare workers paying a high price

Dr Kate Kelso

Ebola healthcare workers paying a high price

The threat of the Ebola epidemic to the global community has whipped the world’s media in a frenzy but what about the toll the virus is taking on the frontline healthcare workforce?

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Multimedia

Suiting up against Ebola

Suiting up against Ebola

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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.

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Smart Practice

Unexpected pregnancy lands GP in trouble

Unexpected pregnancy lands GP in trouble

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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.

Chelation therapy up for debate

Chelation therapy up for debate

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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.

Boundary setting with manipulative patients

Boundary setting with manipulative patients

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Whatever the circumstances, crossing professional boundaries involves risks - not only for patients, who often are in a vulnerable position, but also for doctors.

How does compound interest work?

How does compound interest work?

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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.

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After Hours

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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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