GPTrove.net – Great new resource!

New FOAMed Resource for Australian GPs! For all GP registrars coming up to their exams, or for any doctors or medical students wishing to brush up on their knowledge, this new website is a great resource to up date your knowledge. Innovative layout and regular new content. The brainchild of @Bronwren while studying for her…

Top 30: Why you should listen to TayTay without taking drugs

  Presenting for prescription is the 2nd most common reason for encounter in General Practice. As a new GP Registrar you will inevitably be tested out by the local drug seeking community to see if they can get their medications from you. Whilst you can approach this empathetically, your eventual ‘no’ may still feel ‘Mean,’ but…

FOAM4GP Map – Better referral letters – “Dear Neurologist, please see John ? head”

“Dear Neurologist, please see John ?head. Sincerely, Dr AB.” Referral letters are the way in which we can correspond our clinical information to our specialist colleagues. It is critically important and also reflects upon you as a clinician as to your medical skill and ability to be succinct. It has been pointed out many times…