Medical Observer

The WHO last week said it may be 18 months before a vaccine against the coronavirus is publicly available. Let’s explore…
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I am falling into a trap. It has to do with my day job. One is always looking for ways to improve things for the patient…
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Just when I think I am used to my e-health record system, they change it! I am on my third iteration, and I am a little…
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Ian, aged 60, was a hardworking, uncomplaining man, partial to a cigarette, who had seen me on only a few occasions over the…
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The discovery of a rare new strain of HIV for the first time in nearly 20 years recently made headlines around the world. …
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Knee arthroplasty is controversial: Is the procedure okay to perform in people under 50 or over 90? Is hospital rehab…
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The RACGP’s smoking cessation guidelines are generally excellent. However, I worry the e-cigarette recommendation is not…
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