On 1 August 2018, updated guidelines for prevention, detection and management of heart failure were released by the National Heart Foundation of Australia and Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand....
A/Prof Eddy Strivens explores new developments regarding the diagnosis and management of dementia in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population, with a focus on diagnostic tools and risk factors.
This activity discusses the assessment and investigation of the patient who presents with cognitive impairment.
This education defines dementia and discusses the presenting symptoms and signs of the disease. The range of screening tools available in general practice is discussed and their merits and role considered. Biomarkers for dementia are considered, as are current neuroimaging techniques.
This Quality Improvement (QI) program aims to optimise pharmacological and non-pharmacological management of lipid abnormalities in patients with atherogenic dyslipidaemia, to achieve a reduction in cardiovascular disease risk in patients.
While osteoporosis affects men as well as women, men are less likely to receive medical treatment for their condition compared to women. This education covers osteoporosis testing and diagnosis in men, and explores their treatment and management strategies.