Elevated blood pressure (BP) is
a major modifiable risk factor.
However hypertension still remains
underdiagnosed, untreated or
suboptimally treated. This study
aimed to identify and explore...
This study was designed to investigate
general practitioners’ knowledge of
absolute risk estimation, and whether
they used it to guide their management
of cardiovascular disease.
Home blood pressure (BP) monitoring, the self-measurement of BP in the home, away from a medical environment, provides a greater number of BP readings that are more reliable for assessment of true...
An earlier study by the authors identified a number of factors that worked against best practice BP management in Australian general practice.7 General practitioners felt disenfranchised and...
The most common symptom of PAD is intermittent claudication (IC) affecting the calf muscles, which may be present in as few as 10% of patients.5 Symptomatic PAD patients have a worse prognosis than...
Current general practitioner shortages
need to be addressed, especially
in areas of need. This study was
designed to investigate which registrar
characteristics were associated with...
Recent media reports have cited substantial growth in annual reimbursements for Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) item number 597 for urgent, sociable after-hours consultations. Between 2010 and...
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