This clinical audit aims to improve the management of patients with chronic heart failure who have been taking an ACE inhibitor or ARB for over four weeks.
We can all reflect on our practice populations and identify readily a group whose blood pressure levels are a real challenge to control. Professor Vlado Perkovic, Renal Physician discusses the two major risk factors in calculating absolute cardiovascular, resistant hypertension and chronic kidney disease (CKD).
This video is designed to provide GPs and other health professionals in Australia with increased knowledge and confidence in advising patients about sun exposure, Vitamin D and skin cancer prevention in general practice.
The management of a patient with epilepsy usually involves one or more pharmacological management strategies. This is discussed with Dr Dan McLaughlin, who is a neurologist from the Brisbane area.
Dr Denis Crimmins discusses the diagnosis and classification of seizure disorders. The identification of the type of seizure and the epilepsy syndrome is important as these will guide the investigation and management of epilepsy.
This feature discusses the impact of epilepsy and its treatment on women in the childbearing years. Areas covered include contraception, labour, pregnancy and lactation and the impact anti-epileptic drugs may have on a developing foetus and baby.