Promoted Clinicals

Understanding and responding to self-injurious behaviours

There is an undeniable stigma associated with self-injurious behaviours. In frequently under-resourced and over-loaded medical systems, it is understandable that health professionals might experience frustration when a patient presents with self-inflicted injuries (e.g. from NSSI) or physical sequelae of ‘deliberate’ behaviours (e.g. severely disordered eating, substance misuse).... Read More...

Case Study: Comprehensive pathology, histopathology and molecular typing in customising cancer treatment

A 40-year-old female presented to the ED with intermittent abdominal pain of two to three months duration, as well as PR and PV bleeding. Her past medical history included an appendectomy two years prior, and primary hyperparathyroidism. She had no family history of malignancy. On examination, the patient had a tender abdomen with absent bowel sounds.... Read More...