Australian Family Physician
Australian Family Physician



Michael Ortiz

Email: michael@zitroconsulting. com
BPharm PhD, Zitro Consulting Services, Artarmon, NSW; and Conjoint Associate Professor, St Vincent’s Clinical School, University of New South Wales, Darlinghurst, NSW.

Benefits of less frequent injections in advanced prostate cancer

Even though there is a trend towards earlier detection of prostate cancer, unfortunately, many men are not diagnosed until it has progressed to the later stage, known as advanced prostate cancer...

Long term persistence with statin therapy Experience in Australia 2006–2010

Long term persistence on statin drugs has been shown to be unsatisfactory, however, there is little recent Australian data. This study examines current persistence Australia-wide in...

Persistence on warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillation: experience in Australia 2006–2009

Barriers to the use of warfarin in AF include advancing age, patient reluctance or refusal, inconvenience of regular blood tests for the International Normalised Ratio (INR) of prothrombin time...

Prescription usage patterns of two formulations of paracetamol in osteoarthritis: Australia-wide experience 2008–11

The Global Burden of Diseases study highlights musculoskeletal conditions as an emerging global issue that must be addressed in the coming decade.1 The authors found that in Australasia...


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