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…

New Australian General Practice FOAM – Obstetrics and Gynaecology – “Bits and Bumps!”

Introducing the new podcast and resources website based on Australian General Practice – obstetrics and gynaecology. These are written and produced by excellent Australian GP’s who have a strong interest in women’s health. Learn from their extensive research and knowledge on perplexing women’s health issues in general practice. Bits and Bumps Link

FOAM4GP Map – Prostate screening. “What do you suggest doc?”

Prostate screening is a complicated mix of opinions, evidence, emotions, and controversy. There are many stakeholders interested in appropriate prostate screening and it is a question we as Australian GPs get asked regularly about. So what do you do? What should you do? And what do you use to help make the decision with your…