RACGP – External Clinical Resources


The following clinical resources are offered by third parties. They have been collated from a range of Australian and international sources, and may be useful for your study. The RACGP does not endorse that all of the information in all of these sources is correct or up to date.

As a clinician, you are responsible for your own medical knowledge. While every effort has and will be made to ensure the resources on this page are accurate and up to date, you must apply your own judgement before relying on any information for either medical or educational purposes.

If you believe a source listed here needs to be updated or another source should be added, please let us know by email at racgp@racgp.org.au.

General

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Australian Doctor – How to Treat

In-depth articles of around 2000 words. Requires initial sign-up.

Better Health Channel

Victorian government website with easy to search information for patients and doctors

Doctors Speak Up

A resource to help international medical graduates improve their communication skills, from the University of Melbourne and the Department of Health

Medical Journal of Australia guidelines

Peer reviewed articles relevant to the Australian context

NPS Medicinewise

Independent, not-for-profit website with evidence-based guidance on a broad range of topics

Therapeutic Guidelines

15 titles, available on paper or electronically.

What is critical appraisal? – Amanda Burls

Reference sheet on critical appraisal from the University of Oxford

 

Exam preparation

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The General Practice Exam Book – GPRA

Third party book specific to RACGP KFP and AKT preparation

OSCE Preparation tips – Nomadic GP

Blog post


Asthma

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Australian Asthma Handbook

Australia’s national guidelines for asthma management


Cancer

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Cancer screening

Information for patients and doctors on cancer screening.


Cardiovascular health

 

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ECG Interpretation Exercises

Online quizzes with immediate feedback (some US terminology

The ECG Made Easy – John Hampton

Concise and easy to understand guide to ECG interpretation

Life in the Fast Lane ECG library

A free educational resource covering over 100 ECG topics relevant to Emergency Medicine and Critical Care


Diabetes

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Diabetes Australia

Patient and Doctor information as well as an electronic edition of “General practice management of type 2 diabetes 2014-15”


Dermatology

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A to Z of Skin

New resource from the Australasian College of Dermatologists

Eye and Ear

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Primary Care Management Guidelines – Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital

The primary care management guidelines to assist GPs by providing primary care management information for low acuity conditions.


Immunisation

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The Australian Immunisation Handbook

Clinical advice for health professionals on the safest and most effective use of vaccines in their practice.


Men's health

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Andrology Australia

Evidence-based information, training programs and other resources about reproductive health for males


Paediatrics

 

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The Royal Children’s Hospital

Clinical resources, primary care, and education resources relating to paediatric care


Women's health

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Australasian Menopause Society

Information sheets, studies and GP resources relating to the management of menopause

Cancer Australia

Clinical practice guidelines for breast, gynaecological and other cancers

Family Planning New South Wales

A range of resources with a family planning focus

The Royal Women’s Hospital Clinical Guidelines

Evidence-based best practice on a range of women’s health topics

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