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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...
Determines the efficacy of bariatric surgery in the public sector for the treatment of complicated obesity.
• Obesity is shaping up to be the major health care problem and one of the most frequent causes of preventable death in Western countries...
This study finds that obesity has increased more rapidly in Aboriginal than non-Aboriginal children in New South Wales, but that strategies to limit screen time hold promise.
Objectives: To report 13-year trends in weight status of Australian Aboriginal children, and...
Fast foods have become lower in salt at the rate of about two to three percent per year, according to this four-year study of six Australian fast food chains.
Introduction: The burden of ill health attributable to obesity, type 2 diabetes and other...
Examines the knowledge and attitudes of paediatricians about refugee and asylum seeker issues (both onshore and offshore).
Objective: Australia’s response to refugees and people seeking asylum is a matter of national debate. We sought to determine the knowledge and attitudes of...
Objectives: To examine doctors' level of knowledge of the law on withholding and withdrawing life-sustaining treatment from adults who lack decision-making capacity, and factors associated with a higher level of knowledge.
Design, setting and participants: Postal survey of all specialists in emergency...
Improving access to primary care in remote communities for the management of diabetes results in net health benefits to patients and cost savings to government, this study finds.
Surfing carries a well documented risk of head and facial injuries and these injuries may have become more frequent in recent times with overcrowding at beaches and the streamlining of surfboard design. Ocular trauma caused by surfboards can be severe, with long-term...