Peer Reviewed Feature Articles

Allergic conjunctivitis: subtypes and management strategies

Alexandra Klejn, Peter J. McCluskey

Allergic conjunctivitis is a cause of recurrent red eye and is a common chronic disease of childhood. Severe forms of ocular allergy can clinically impair vision. Collaborative care from GPs, eye care specialists and allergists is ideal.

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Neurodegenerative disorders: a multidisciplinary approach to care

Yenni Lie, Thang G. Phan, Henry Ma, Susan Mathers

Patients with neurodegenerative disorders have diverse, complex needs that are best managed by a multidisciplinary team including GPs. Patients and their families value effective collaboration, communication, care co-ordination, continuity of care and compassion.

Travel medicine

Fever in the returned child traveller: assessing for imported causes

Paula Mazzocato, Ameneh Khatami

Fever is common in children returning from overseas travel and can indicate infection with an imported disease. Judicious assessment, starting with a detailed travel history, is key to guiding appropriate investigations. Management should occur in consultation with an infectious diseases specialist.

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A delusion of infestation

John Ellard

A cat in the abdomen, lice in dentures. This short vignette explores delusions of infestation.

ENT clinic

Head and neck oncology: signs, symptoms and survivorship

Ash Li Khoo, Arthur Jones, Tim Makeham, Connor O’Meara, Tuan Pham

Head and neck cancers are a heterogeneous group of malignancies arising in the face, scalp, sinonasal cavity, oral cavity, pharynx and larynx. Their rapid progression makes early diagnosis and referral important to improve survival rates and quality of life.

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