Australian Family Physician
Australian Family Physician



Leon Piterman

MBBS, MD, MEdSt, MRCP (UK), FRCP (Edin), FRACGP, Professor of General Practice and Pro-Vice Chancellor, Monash University, Berwick, VIC

Electronic care plans and medicolegal liability

Government policy encourages the use of care plans in general practice, and developments in information technology have the potential to facilitate their use via a shared electronic care plan...

GP management of erectile dysfunction The impact of clinical audit and guidelines

This study evaluated a clinical audit and evidence based practice guide designed to improve general practitioners’ assessment and management of erectile dysfunction.

General practitioners’ challenges during the 2009/A/H1N1 vaccination campaigns in Australia, Israel and England A qualitative study

Rapid development of a vaccine for a potential pandemic threat is a top priority in pre-pandemic preparedness.2 When the influenza pandemic 2009/A/H1N1 struck, the World Health Organization...

Managing chronic disease Patients’ views and attitudes to using a broadband based service

Despite these initiatives, uptake of these item numbers by general practitioners appears to be limited.2–4 Possible reasons include difficulties in accessing and communicating with other health...

Online continuing medical education (CME) for GPs: does it work? A systematic review

Online CME seems to be a growing area, attracting increasing resources, time and attention. Therefore there is a professional and ethical obligation to ensure all CME interventions are evaluated...

The male reproductive system An overview of common problems

For a useful consultation to occur, it is important that the GP is comfortable with both the patient and the problem – and vice versa.Erectile dysfunctionErection problems may have a physical...

Web based diabetes care planning Sociotechnical barriers to implementation in general practice

This research explored the sociotechnical barriers in the implementation of web based diabetes care plans in general practice from the perspective of implementing stakeholders.


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