Peer Reviewed Feature Articles

Tremor: differentiating between causes

Alex Yeung, Andrew H. Evans

Tremors are a common presentation, requiring a careful history and comprehensive examination of affected patients to reach an accurate diagnosis. This article provides a practical approach to their assessment and management in general practice.

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Actinic keratosis: an update on management

Xin Lin Wong, Stephen Shumack

Actinic keratoses occur on sun-exposed skin
and are precursors to keratinocyte cancer. Treatment can be lesion-directed or field therapy. GPs should be aware of the most up-to-date management practices to offer patients the best evidence-based treatment.

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Ear, nose and throat medicine

Managing dental trauma in general practice

Jake A. Campbell, Weber Huang

GPs have an important role in recognising the diagnostic features of dental trauma, managing acute presentations promptly and facilitating referrals to dental professionals to optimise patient outcomes.

Peer Reviewed Regular Series
Focus on COVID-19

An update on long COVID and its management

Benjamin Schiavone, Gregory J. Dore, Emily Stone, Gail V. Matthews, David R. Darley

Long COVID is a chronic postviral syndrome that occurs at least three months from the onset of SARS-CoV-2 infection. GPs can provide effective support through symptom management, patient education and co-ordinating care.

Cosmetic dermatology

Cosmetic laser and light therapies

Xin Lin Wong, Deshan Sebaratnam, Patricia M. Lowe

Laser and light-based modalities can be used for treating common cosmetic problems, but a critical evaluation of safety and efficacy is needed before recommending any treatment to patients.

Innocence revisited

The home visit

Johanna Skinner

A GP reflects on lessons learnt, both professional and personal, from patient home visits.

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