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Clinical Case 107: Subarach Sans Scan

This case is inspired by a Twitter conversation started by Dr Brent May ( @DocBrent ) – he is an Anaesthetist and motorsport doc in Australia. Brent asked the simple question: “SAH Q – no CT available. What is the “usefulness” of RBC count on LP? Lab “unable to do xanthochromia”.  This is a real […]

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Migraine Prophylaxis: preventing you a headache

Migraine headaches are common.  They can be really disabling for patients and if they occur with any frequency they can make life miserable.  Fortunately there are many options out there for the longer term management and prophylaxis of migraine and other primary headaches. The only problem for us is that there are so many, seemingly […]

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Clinical Case 105: Headache Take 5

Ok Neuro nerds…  here’s a quick case to test your diagnostic skills.  It is one of those common scenarios we see. 35 year old man presents for the 5th day in a row complaining of the same headache he came in with on the 1st day! He is usually fit and well, but has been […]

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Broome Docs Podcast: Headaches in primary care with Minh and Gerry

This podcast is all about the diagnostic approach to headaches, the red-flags, but more about the common primary headaches syndromes that we see in office-based GP. For your reference – go back and check out the PHARM podcast on the severe headache in ED setting – but this one is more about the chronic or […]

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Headache headaches! A podcast from the PHARM

Hi all I got involved in a twitter debate about the work up of headaches in ED, why is it that GP “miss” serious intracranial pathology from time to time and what is the current ‘best practice’ when it comes to the acute headache. There have been some really big, game-changing papers out in the […]