Multidisciplinary teams in cancer care
When you have been diagnosed with cancer, you will be cared for by a whole team of...
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common developmental disorder that affects how people behave. Children with ADHD may...
Autism spectrum disorder (autism for short) affects how someone thinks, feels, acts and behaves with others. Signs...
An infantile haemangioma is the most common type of birthmark in babies. They often appear a few...
A depressive disorder is when a person has low mood, less interest or enjoyment in activities and...
Getting a diagnosis of a psychotic disorder will depend how long, how bad and in what ways...
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)
A new type of coronavirus was detected in late 2019. This virus can cause a severe respiratory...
Stopping the spread of COVID-19
A new type of coronavirus was detected in late 2019. This virus can cause a severe respiratory illness called coronavirus...
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Diet is an important part of managing your diabetes. There is no one-size-fits-all diet for diabetes, because...
If you have type 2 diabetes, you may need medication to help manage your blood sugar levels....
Storage Vials and cartridges of insulin not currently being used should be stored in the refrigerator (2 to 8 degrees)...
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An ankle sprain is an ankle injury caused by rolling, twisting or straining the ankle. An ankle...
Family risk of breast or ovarian cancer
Around five percent of breast cancers and 15 percent of ovarian cancers are due to a family...
Around 10 to 15% of all people with colorectal cancer have a family history. Family history means...
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A Biliary scan is a test to detect certain diseases of the gall bladder. It provides information...
A bone scan is useful in diagnosing and assessing a wide range of bone and joint diseases....
Colon transit scan
A Colon Transit scan is a test to examine if there is a problem with the movement...
A Gallium Scan is a test that is used to detect a number of diseases including infections,...
Gastric emptying scan
A Gastric Emptying Scan is a test to examine if there is a problem with the movement...
Gated heart pool scan
A gated heart pool scan looks at how well the heart is pumping. It may be performed...
A Liver-Spleen scan is a test to examine the liver and/or the spleen for abnormalities. This test...
Lung (V/Q) scan
A lung (V/Q) scan is also known as a lung ventilation and perfusion scan. This test is...
An MIBG Scan is a test that is used to detect various tumours of the neuro-endocrine system....
An Octreotide scan is a test that is used to detect various tumours of the neuro-endocrine system....
A Parathyroid scan is a test to identify and localise overactive parathyroid gland(s). What do I...
Positron emission tomography scan
Positron Emission Tomography (PET) detects and measures glucose metabolism within the body. PET scans can diagnose certain...
Radioiodine total body search
A Radioiodine Total Body Search detects the presence of residual thyroid tissue or cancer spread in patients...
Liver masses are often found by other tests such as ultrasound or CT scans. An RBC Liver...
Laparoscopic, or keyhole surgery, involves 3-4 small incisions (cuts) up to 1cm long in the abdomen (stomach)....
Renal cortex scan
A renal cortex scan is also known as a DSMA renal scan. The scan examines the functioning...
A renal scan looks at kidney blood flow and function. It can give information that cannot be...
What is a sentinel lymph node? Lymph is fluid that escapes from blood vessels into the tissues. It travels in...
A thyroid scan shows the function and structure of the thyroid gland. It can give information not...
An ultrasound scan creates a real-time picture of the inside of the body using sound waves. Ultrasound...
A stroke occurs when the blood supply to the brain is blocked. There are two main types...
A Transient Ischaemic Attack, also known as a TIA, is a minor stroke. It occurs when blood...
Eczema (Atopic dermatitis)
Eczema, also called atopic dermatitis, is dry and irritated skin. Eczema often appears on the face, neck,...
Melanoma is a serious form of skin cancer. Australia has the highest rate of melanoma in the...
怀孕期间的皮肤疾病 - 皮疹和瘙痒
Many people find hospital a worrying and confusing time. Not knowing when they will leave the hospital...
A laparoscopic cholecystectomy is the removal of the gallbladder and gallstones by keyhole surgery. Sometimes, the surgeon...