haematology
Smoker

I had seen him now and then, but he didn’t come in very often. He was on the thin side, a hardcore smoker with chronic bronchitis. But he was still running some borderline blood sugars, a quick chart

Dr Hans Duvefelt13th February 2019

Maggie, a 77-year-old female, has had several episodes of severe iron deficiency anaemia since 2006.

At times her haemoglobin (Hb) would drop to 80g/L (normal: 120g/L and above) requiring blood

Patients with familial cholesterolaemia may not be at increased risk of cerebrovascular disease (CVD) and ischaemic stroke after all, according to a registry study from Norway.

Earlier studies on the

Patients with familial cholesterolaemia may not be at increased risk of cerebrovascular disease (CVD) and ischaemic stroke after all, according to a registry study from Norway.

Earlier studies on the

For patients wishing to check whether they have anaemia, a quick answer could soon come from a smartphone selfie — of their fingernails, researchers say.

An algorithm developed by US researchers is

Matthew, a seven-year-old boy and a regular patient of the practice, presents with another upper respiratory tract infection.

It is the fourth episode in the past five weeks.

He is up-to-date with

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14th February 2019

Fiona, a 65-year-old retired woman, who is generally very healthy, presents with a one-week history of a generalised painful rash.

It initially affected her vagina then progressed to involve her

Read this How to Treat article and take the quiz to earn 2 RACGP QI&CPD points or 1 ACRRM point.

European royalty has been plagued by ill-health throughout history — to the surprise of absolutely no one since they were all as inbred as a bulgy-eyed brachycephalic pug stranded on a desert island

Read this How to Treat article and take the quiz to earn 2 RACGP QI&CPD points or 1 ACRRM point.

Significant advances in cardiovascular disease management have been made in the past two decades due to an ever-increasing number of drugs that affect the human blood coagulation system.

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