IT seems that every second GP has their favourite substance to stick (carefully) into a sore ear.Dr Barry Reid, from Ocean…
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A SNIPPET from Acta Paediatrica (1998; 87:429-32) was the start of examining the evidence for a new use for something that’s…
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WRITING ‘half a tablet’ on a script often leaves the patient searching under the kitchen table for the uncooperative tablet…
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DR MAGGIE MACKAY, of Kirwan in northern Queensland, sends in a suggestion for suturing scalp wounds, which tend to be messy,…
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Neurologist shares best practice diagnosis and management techniques

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FOR removing corneal foreign bodies, a needle is useful because it is sterile, easily available and cheap.However, if one…
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APPLYING wound dressings during a home visit calls for invention when it comes to trying to keep things relatively sterile. …
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Dr Michael Rice from Jimboomba, Qld, suggests a dressing for minor burns on odd-shaped body parts. Instead of using non…
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