Acute otitis media, recurrent acute otitis media, chronic otitis media with effusion ï¿½- when are antibiotics, ventilation tubes and other treatments appropriate?
Cutaneous infections and infestations are common in children; the key to their diagnosis is a positive culture or scraping to confirm infection and/or response to anti-infective agents.
A patient presenting with reduced vision and ocular pain or discomfort may have one of many common corneal conditions. Accurate and prompt diagnosis is needed to prevent permanent visual loss.
The continuing trend for shorter postpartum hospitalisation has extended the responsibilities and challenges of general practice.