General Practice - Research Publications
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An exploratory statistical approach to depression pattern identification
Depression is a complex phenomenon thought to be due to the interaction of biological, psychological and social factors. Currently depression assessment uses self-reported depressive symptoms but this is limited in the ...
Can primary care team-based transition to insulin improve outcomes in adults with type 2 diabetes: the stepping up to insulin cluster randomized controlled trial protocol
(BIOMED CENTRAL LTD, 2014)
Background: Type 2 diabetes (T2D) brings significant human and healthcare costs. Its progressive nature means achieving normoglycaemia is increasingly difficult, yet critical to avoiding long term vascular complications. ...
Teaching Psychiatry to Undergraduates: Peer-Peer Learning Using a "GP Letter"
OBJECTIVE: The authors describe a novel peer-peer learning activity with medical students, encompassing a specialist psychiatrist-general practitioner (GP) dyadic interchange of letters, and a group discussion facilitated ...
Risk factors for HIV/AIDS and hepatitis C among the chronic mentally ill
(BLACKWELL SCIENCE ASIA, 2001-04-01)
OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to document the prevalence of risk factors for HIV/AIDS and hepatitis C among people with chronic mental illness treated in a community setting. METHOD: 234 patients attending ...
A snapshot of the prevalence of physical activity amongst older, community dwelling people in Victoria, Australia: patterns across the 'young-old' and 'old-old'.
BACKGROUND: Physical activity has a range of health benefits for older people. The aim of this study was to determine physical activity prevalence and attitudes amongst respondents to a trial screening survey. METHODS: A ...
National study of parental confidence in general practitioners
AIM: To assess a national sample of Australian parental confidence in general practitioner (GP) care for illness and injury for their children. METHODS: Cross-sectional, internet-based survey of a national, representative ...
Parental preferences for paediatric specialty follow-up care
(CSIRO PUBLISHING, 2017-01-01)
Objective The aim of the present study was to examine factors associated with: (1) parental preference to receive follow-up care for their child from a general practitioner (GP); and (2) a decision to seek treatment when ...
Public Health Platforms: An Emerging Informatics Approach to Health Professional Learning and Development.
Health informatics has a major role to play in optimising the management and use of data, information and knowledge in health systems. As health systems undergo digital transformation, it is important to consider informatics ...