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Upper urinary tract stones are a common problem in Australia. This article presents guidelines regarding urolithiasis, from diagnosis, through to conservative and operative management, and prevention, as a reference for GPs and other primary care physicians.
This study identifies gaps in GPs’ knowledge about chronic hepatitis.
Background: Epilepsy is a common neurological disease with a high prevalence in people aged 65 years or older. Therefore, an understanding of the disease is important. The objective of this article was to determine older people’s knowledge of epilepsy.
Methods: Electronic or...
Provides practical management strategies that general practitioners (GPs) can use when patients present with medically unexplained symptoms.
Patients with medically unexplained symptoms commonly present to general practice and experience significant disability. Many have a history of trauma, which complicates the therapeutic...
Raises awareness of the potential benefits of using digital technologies for improving practice efficiencies and patient health outcomes.
Background Digital technologies will become a major part of our healthcare system, with particular impact in primary care. However, many healthcare professionals are not sufficiently...
Presents up-to-date information on coeliac disease, with recommendations on whom to test and how to test them, and how to manage patients once they are diagnosed.
Background Coeliac disease (CD) is an autoimmune condition affecting at least 1% of the population,...
This study provides a new perspective from Aboriginal Health Workers (AHWs) working in the area of heart health in the Aboriginal community of western Sydney.
AHWs are well placed and keen to be a part of the team that assesses cardiovascular...
Provides an approach for primary care physicians to enable effective communication with parents who have different levels of concerns about vaccinations and awareness of currently available resources that may be used to support discussions.