Over the last month Daniel has been wheezing nearly every day.
He has also been waking up once or twice a week at night short of breath.
On completion of this case study, you should be able to: How do we optimise a patient's statin therapy for the management of dyslipidaemia with minimal side effects?
On completion of this case study, you should be able to: Bill, a 69-year-old man, is requesting a repeat prescription for his PPI.
On completion of this case study, you should be able to: A 55-year-old man presents for a routine consultation to pick up a repeat prescription for his asthma medicine and to discuss recent blood test results.
During the consultation you learn of his concern about having a heart attack.On completion of this case study, you should be able to: Kyle, a 47-year-old man, presents with a history of low back pain for 8 days.He wants to know if he has damaged his back and is requesting imaging. On completion of this activity, you should be able to: In this case study you will meet an 82-year-old woman who is a resident in the local residential aged-care facility.Today her carer reports the symptom of urge incontinence and goes to the toilet frequently at night.In this case study you'll meet Daniel O'Connor, a 4-year-old with asthma.All too often, asthma care is geared to respond to patients who are either at the threshold of an asthma episode or actually having an episode.Care follows a scenario of treating patients to get over the crisis and back to normal, and then releasing them.There are five readily distinguishable components to this program: A brief description of each of these five components follows.Conduct a preventative-based asthma clinic with planned visits.Explore how can you apply a biopsychosocial model of care to help her pain management.On completion of this case study, you should be able to: This course presents two case histories of injuries (ankle and knee) commonly seen in general practice, with questions designed to lead you through the diagnosis and management of each injury.