The prevalence of asthma is high in
Australia. Despite national guidelines
recommending the use of an Asthma
Action Plan only 22.5% of people with
asthma had a plan in 2004–2005.
Hypertension is the most common chronic condition managed in
general practice, but blood pressure (BP) control is often suboptimal.
Home blood pressure (HBP) monitoring can be more accurate than
Time demands of prevention and CDMRecently, the time that GPs are expected to spend on the second and third areas listed above has increased dramatically. A 2003 study looked at the time required...
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