July 1, 2020 0

Adolescents contribute significantly to society. Their energy and passion add to the fabric of communities. As GPs, we have a unique role to play in adolescent health and health outcomes. This month, Dr Johanna Lynch […]

Sports injuries in Children and Adolescents

February 1, 2020 0

Children are generally active and enthusiastic, and often participate in sports. As GPs, we frequently see minor injuries that occur on the sportsfield. Occasionally we see severe injuries. And then there are some injuries that […]

Avoiding Diagnostic Error in Childhood Sepsis

October 2, 2018 0

About 70 children die of sepsis per year in Australia and New Zealand. It is therefore important to have systems in place for early detection of severe infection. Developing an approach to avoid diagnostic error […]

Paediatrics: A Case Discussion on ADHD

March 1, 2018 3

As a GP, from time to time, you’ll have parents bringing in their children with concerns about their behaviour, which may manifest as aggression, temper tantrums and hyperactivity as well as anxiety and depression. When […]

Paediatrics: Developmental Delay

October 1, 2017 0

Recently Marie Rauter, a paediatrician at the Royal Hobart Hospital, presented a webinar to some of our first year registrars on “Developmental Delay”. It’s a big topic, but an important one for general practice, as […]

Childhood Obesity: recognise it and treat

September 8, 2016 0

In this webinar recording, Shirley Alexander discusses childhood obesity and gives practical tips for GPs to manage this important condition. Recognising obesity in children is not as easy as you may think and requires measuring […]