2020: What a year it’s been!

December 31, 2020 1

What a year it’s been.  As 2020 draws to a close, I will not even attempt to comment on what has been a most extraordinary year, except to say that we would like to salute […]

Rational Pathology

November 1, 2020 1

 “Rational pathology emanates from a rational doctor”.  Pathology is useful in assisting with coming to a diagnosis, monitoring patients and for screening.  Unnecessary tests can cause harm to patients and add significantly to health costs, […]

A Case of Management Dilemma

September 1, 2020 2

Being brilliant at the basics will come in handy when there are no clinical pathways or algorithms that apply to the patient in front of you. This was the take home message from the second […]

A Case of Diagnostic Error

August 1, 2020 1

RVTS recently hosted the 3rd annual RVTS Grand Round Webinar.  We were delighted to be joined by Art Nahill and Nic Szecket from IMReasoning, amongst others,  who discussed a case in the form of a […]

To Mask or not to mask

June 1, 2020 0

The use of personal protective equipment is accepted for the high-risk environment of theatre, intensive care unit and on some hospital wards. But the role of the face mask is controversial in the community setting. […]

Self care during a pandemic.

May 1, 2020 3

We’ve reached May in a year that will certainly go down in history! It’s been a tough year to be a GP in Australia with many challenges indeed! How are you coping? How are you […]

Teleconsults in General Practice

April 1, 2020 0

I don’t have to tell you that much has happened in the last month since our last post! COVID-19 is front and centre stage. We are encouraged to keep abreast of information relating not only […]

Research in General Practice

March 1, 2020 0

Do research papers and different research models confuse you? Do you struggle to understand research in general practice? Have you wondered why and when different research methods are used? If you answered yes to any […]

Reflecting on 2019

December 30, 2019 0

2019 has come to an end, and we’re in that reflective mood, as is common at this time of the year 🙂 The last 12 months have been jam-packed: and while we’re enjoying a brief […]

Sport injuries in Adults

December 1, 2019 0

As GP’s we all manage musculoskeletal injuries in athletes. Most of us will only see recreational athletes, while our presenter for this month’s post, Dr Corey Cunningham, sees professional and elite athletes. The principals are […]

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