Archives for May 2013

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First Trimester Bleeding with Dr Matt Dawson

Gday I have got a special treat for you today.  As a final hurrah in Gynae month I have saved the best for last.  Dr Matt Dawson of the UltrasoundPodcast [the slower talkin’ one with the carefully-styled hair] has been good enough to share his diagnostic algorithm, US pearls and silky smooth tones.  We recorded […]

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Clinical Case 086: from Hell’s heart I stab at thee

Today’s case is a tough one.  This is not a happy story, but can you make it end well? So lets lay it out and narrow it down to a few key decision points. The patient is a 35 year old woman with a long history of schizophrenia – she has suffered with persecutory, paranoid […]

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Lessons Hard Learned episode 9: Drug errors with Dr Tim

Ok, I need a break from all the Women’s Health.  More still to come on Women’s Health this month.  But I recently recorded another episode of “Lessons Hard Learned” with my mate Dr Tim Leeuwenburg of KI Docs. This is a discussion mainly about drug errors, systems errors and human factors in the commonest errors […]

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Infertility: GP management with Dr Penny Wilson

Infertility (or sub fertility – to be PC) is a common problem for which women (and men / couples) presen tto GPs.  It can be a really tricky area trying to work out the how, why and what.  I think we tend to do a lot of tests where often a careful history and rational […]

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Sexual Assault Management in the Rural ED

In rural areas there are no dedicated services for the initial management and forensic examination of victims of sexual assault.  As such rural GPs and emergency doctors are required to perform this difficult and important task.  There are a heap of good training courses and resources out there for clinicians who want to learn how […]