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Tantalising Tokyo

Tantalising Tokyo

From ocean-fresh sushi to exploring ancient shopping streets, Japan's capital never fails to delight the senses.

Long-acting reversible contraceptives

Long-acting reversible contraceptives

Why aren’t long-acting reversible contraceptives being used more widely in Australia?

Medicare Local Innovator 2014

Medicare Local Innovator 2014

COMPETITION: Last chance to enter our Medicare Locals Innovator competition - ends Friday 25 April. Click here to find out more.

Feeding difficulties

Feeding difficulties

Some toddlers need expert help to avoiding gagging and choking while eating solid foods.

What if nobody smoked?

What if nobody smoked?

In Australia and around the world, campaigners believe the end could be in sight for tobacco use.

News

Missed pregnancy case a lesson in caution

Missed pregnancy case a lesson in caution

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The case of a GP found negligent after failing to spot a pregnancy in a 48-year-old woman is being seen as a cautionary tale to never underestimate a middle-aged woman’s fertility.

Kids' oncologists ask GPs for help

Kids' oncologists ask GPs for help

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Paediatric oncologists are pleading with GPs to get involved with the ongoing management of childhood cancer patients so 30-year-olds no longer have to visit children's hospitals.

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Opinion

In the ring over referrals

Dr Jon Fogarty

In the ring over referrals

Talk around the teapot this week turned to the legitimacy, or otherwise, of the referral of patients by GPs to other GPs. In the blue corner were the proponents of the view that general practice is a…

Leave prescribing to doctors and nurse practitioners

Rhian Parker

Leave prescribing to doctors and nurse practitioners

We started the week with a new proposal by the Grattan Institute to allow nurses to take on more roles traditionally performed by doctors. But should registered nurses' roles extend even further to…

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Clinical

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Education

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Smart Practice

Hitting a raw nerve

Hitting a raw nerve

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Australian Doctor examines a case involving a GP who may have failed to diagnose foot drop. See what our experts think.

Where does a doctor's duty end?

Where does a doctor's duty end?

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Should a ‘terrified’ doctor have been reprimanded for not helping the victims of a fatal car accident? We unravel the medicolegal mindfield of doctors' ethical duty to give emergency assistance.

Medicine for the soul

Medicine for the soul

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Many Australian doctors find that combining a medical career with performing music creates an ideal balance.

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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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