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Explores opioid use by aged care facility residents before and after initiation of transdermal opioid patches.
Objective: To explore opioid use by aged care facility residents before and after initiation of transdermal opioid patches.
Design: A cross-sectional cohort...
Procurement of organs has always been conducted according to the dead donor rule, that is, after death of the donor — but this practice is being challenged.
Australia has an increasing shortfall in transplantable hearts. Over the past decade, the number...
Practices associated with humiliating medical students persist in contemporary medical education. These practices need to be eradicated, given the evidence that they affect students’ learning and mental health, according to this article.
Abstract Objective: To generate a contemporary understanding of “teaching by humiliation”...
Determines the incidence of abbreviation use in electronic hospital discharge letters (eDLs) and general practitioner understanding of abbreviations used in eDLs.
Abstract Objectives: To determine the incidence of abbreviation use in electronic hospital discharge letters (eDLs) and general practitioner understanding of abbreviations used...
This article argues that the ABC’s Catalyst program criticising statins affected people’s willingness to take these drugs.
Objectives: To examine the impact of a two-part special edition of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's science journalism program Catalyst (titled Heart of the...
Examines the documentation of measures recommended in the National Health and Medical Research Council clinical practice guidelines for managing overweight and obesity in adults, adolescents and children in Australia.
Primary health care, generally the first point of contact for people seeking...
The research compared regional differences in the prevalence of rheumatic heart disease (RHD) detected by echocardiographic screening in high-risk Indigenous Australian children, and examined the logistical and other practical challenges of RHD screening. Thirty-two remote communities in four regions of northern and central Australia were...
To describe patterns of uptake of Indigenous-specific health assessments and associated follow-up items, and examine the barriers and enablers to delivery and billing of follow-up over the first 3 years of implementation of the Indigenous Chronic Disease Package (ICDP).
Examines trends in codeine-related mortality rates in Australia, and the clinical and toxicological characteristics of codeine-related deaths.
Abstract Objectives: To examine trends in codeine-related mortality rates in Australia, and the clinical and toxicological characteristics of codeine-related deaths.
Design and setting: Analysis...