Aside from improving quality of life, the goals of treatment in chronic coronary disease are to prevent sudden death.
Herpes simplex infection is common and often trivial.
Hyperthyroidism is a common and serious condition.
Parasitic disease may not always be evident initially in the returned traveller.
Medical practitioners are confronted daily with requests for some form of treatment for a headache.
Leisure activities are now associated with more serious eye trauma.
Here we present a clinical problem encountered in general practice together with a commentary from an expert in the field.
The treatment of heart failure is no longer digitalis and diuretics.