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2022 RACGP curriculum and syllabus
for Australian general practice
The Abuse and violence: working with our patients in general practice provides the best-available current evidence for GPs
Stay up-to-date with the latest information and resources on the COVID-19 vaccine rollout.
Download the Standards for general practice (5th edition) - a benchmark for quality care and risk management in Australian general practices
Coronavirus (COVID-19) resources for general practitioners
Advice and guidelines for GPs and practice teams to help protect general practice information systems
Video consultations can provide convenient and accessible healthcare delivery
Read all of the RACGP reports and submissions on various healthcare topics
Read all of the RACGP position statements on various healthcare topics
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Caring for patients with post–COVID-19 conditions
Escalating care for patients with red flag symptoms
Red flag symptoms and vital signs are suggestive of severe disease. Patients with red flag symptoms should be immediately assessed. They might require urgent care in a hospital emergency department or by ambulance services.
Red flag symptoms include:12
Remember that the patient might have a different illness that is not COVID-19 related. Your assessment should include the consideration of other causes of these symptoms.
Remember if a patient speaks a language other than English and requires an interpreter, provide an explanation about this new situation using an interpreter to reduce the patient’s anxiety and maximise their ability to comprehend the situation and management plan. Ensure the patient’s cultural needs are met and record specific language and cultural needs in any referral letters.
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