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Describes the frequency and characteristics of mandatory reports about the health, competence and conduct of registered health practitioners in Australia.
Health practitioners are often well placed to identify colleagues who pose risks to patients, but they have traditionally been reluctant to...
This study aimed to determine the percentage of health care encounters at which a sample of adult Australians received appropriate care (ie, care in line with evidence-based or consensus-based guidelines).
Design, setting and participants: Computer-assisted telephone interviews and retrospective review of the medical...
Relationships between the pharmaceutical industry and medical schools have recently been increasingly drawn into the media spotlight because of their ability to create conflicts of interest. Much of this attention is due to evidence that industry relationships can influence the attitudes and behaviours of medical...
Exploring the perceived impact of medicolegal concerns on the ways Australian doctors practise medicine, this study compares doctors who have experienced a medicolegal matter with those who have not.
To explore the perceived impact of medicolegal concerns...
To investigate community attitudes to abortion, including views on whether doctors should face sanctions for performing late abortion in a range of clinical and social situations.
Design, setting and participants:
An anonymous online survey of 1050...
The current arrangement for pricing statins places a considerable burden on the Australian community, according to this article. Alternative pricing arrangements that provide incentives to lower statin prices and increase the proportion of generic prescriptions could be highly advantageous.
From January 2005 to October...
As there is bipartisan agreement on the advantages of increased migration to Australia, it is time for a debate on how 'super sizing' will affect the health system.
Australia faces a federally instigated migration drive aimed at increasing its population to 35 million by...
In 1997, there was a peak in the number of suicides in Australia, when 2720 deaths were classified as suicide. This study looks at some of the reasons why.
In 1997, there was a peak in the number of suicides in Australia, when...
Health and medicine have long been leading news themes: studies of Australian print media have shown frequent, prominent coverage, even exceeding that of high-budget social marketing health campaigns. All government public health interventions are conducted against a backdrop of changing media depictions of health...
The educational value of industry-sponsored disease awareness advertising could be improved if regulations and guidelines stipulated disease information requirements, such as inclusion of risk-factor and symptom information.
In countries where direct-to-consumer advertising (DTCA) of prescription medicine is prohibited, pharmaceutical companies can indirectly promote medicines...