How to Treat

Improvements in early detection and management of congenital heart disease (CHD) have increased the number of infants surviving into adulthood. More than 2400 infants are born with CHD
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These rare conditions cause significant morbidity and are potentially fatal if diagnosis is delayed. Refer all suspected cases to hospital. Kawasaki disease is the most common acquired
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Opportunistic screening of diabetes is crucial to diagnose undetected diabetes. Early detection of diabetic retinopathy improves visual outcomes. This can be done with a non-mydriatic
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Seizures are very common, so it is important for the GP, as the first point of contact, to know about common epilepsy syndromes and how to evaluate a child with seizures. Ask the
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Thrombocytopenia is commonly identified on routine FBC, and bleeding risk is increased in those with moderate or severe thrombocytopenia. Patients presenting with active bleeding,
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A wide variety of skin conditions may result following sunlight exposure, including primary photodermatoses, chemical- and drug-induced photosensitivity, photo-exacerbated dermatoses and
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This How to Treat article and quiz are accredited by the RACGP and ACRRM for the 2020-2022 triennium.
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