News and Education for health professionals

Professor Darrell Crawford explores the multi-faceted nature of PTSD symptoms, and outlines how GPs can identify and support patients with PTSD.

This education covers the diagnosis on CMPA in infants, and outlines the available management methods.

This education explores the current state of overweight and obesity in Australia, and outlines methods of fostering communication with patients to achieve behaviour change and weight loss.

This education discusses the end of life decisions in patients who have been diagnosed with dementia.

Dr Richard Smith of the Toorak Medical Clinic explores the options available for managing depression, and how the TAILOR Clinical Audit can improve outcomes.

Resistant hypertension

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).

Women with 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.