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Processing ProCESS: what does it mean for the small ED?

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Gday.  Welcome back.  It has been a slow month on the blog as I recover from the wonderful exertions of the SMACC GOLD conference.  After last week’s post on knowledge translation into the bush – this week I am jumping right in and aiming to translate some of the latest into your practice! This is […]

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Bedside Ultrasound Evidence Echoes

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As you might know – I am an Ultrasound tragic.  You may not know that I will also confess to being a little obsessed with biostatistics.  So in the lead up to SMACC GOLD I have been doing some research and come up with a few interesting info graphics that I thought I would share […]

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Vitamin D with Dr Robin Park

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This is a cross post from the FOAM4GP website. The new blog / podcast is aimed at trainees and practicing primary care docs, GPs, students and anyone with an interest in preventative care and evidence based medicine. Dr Robin Park has been producing a series of really cool, concise and entertaining dives into the evidence […]

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Letter to my Registrars: On statins and stuff

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Last week in Australia – a 2 part documentary on the Catalyst program (ABC1) raised a lot of questions about the use of statins for the management of low-risk patient’s cholesterol levels.  This letter is addressed to my trainees.   Dear Registrars, By now you have probably had a few patients come through your door […]

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Overdiagnosis in Medicine: Dr Justin Coleman

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Today’s podcast features Australian GP, writer and thinker Dr Justin Coleman. Justin is a GP currently working in Brisbane in Aboriginal Health at Inala Indigenous Health Service. Justin is also a prolific writer – he has been producing great medical writing for about 20 years.  He is the president of the Australian Medical Writer’s Association, […]