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Objective: To describe why, when and to whom general practitioners refer women with symptoms possibly attributable to cervical, endometrial or ovarian cancers, and to identify patient and GP factors that predict referral to either a gynaecologist or a gynaecological oncologist.
This journal article explores over-prescription of antibiotics.
Objective: To investigate how doctors define and use the terms “futility” and “futile treatment” in end-of-life care.
Design, setting, participants: A qualitative study using semi-structured interviews with 96 doctors from a range of specialties which treat adults at the end...
Antidepressants are not as effective as we once believed.
SummaryAustralia has one of the highest rates of antidepressant use in the world; it has more than doubled since 2000, despite evidence showing that the effectiveness of these medications is lower than...
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.