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  1. Ulnar nerve release

    25 Jul 2017

    What is ulnar nerve compression? The ulnar nerve goes round the back of the inner side of your elbow and through a tight tunnel between the forearm muscles (see figure 1). Ulnar nerve compression...

  2. Ultrasound - pregnancy

    06 Jun 2017

    Ultrasound is used during pregnancy to check the baby's development and to help pick up any abnormalities...

  3. Ultrasound scan

    26 May 2016

    Ultrasound is a scan used to study internal body structures...

  4. Umbilical hernia repair (child)

    25 Jul 2017

    What is an umbilical hernia? An umbilical hernia is caused by a weakness in the layer of muscle of the abdominal wall, just behind the umbilicus (belly button) (see figure 1). All babies have...

  5. Understanding health insurance

    07 Dec 2016

    There are many health insurance providers on the market that offer a wide variety of healthcare plans...

  6. Understanding Medicare

    22 Jun 2017

    Medicare is Australia’s national public health insurance, providing free or subsidised healthcare to all Australians and most permanent residents...

  7. Undescended testicles

    13 Feb 2017

    Undescended testicles means that one or both testicles are missing from the scrotum...

  8. Unicompartmental knee replacement

    26 Jul 2017

    What is arthritis? Arthritis is a group of conditions that cause damage to one or more joints. The most common type of arthritis is osteoarthritis, where there is gradual wear and tear of a joint...

  9. Unpaid and professional carers

    21 Aug 2017

    The term ‘carer’ can refer to paid and unpaid, professional and ‘lay’ carers...