GPs tend to ignore advice from guidelines not relevant to general practice.
Many guidelines offered to GPs are based on evidence unrelated to general practice. Studies show doctors tend to ignore these guidelines which can pose a risk to patients' health.
AMA president Brian Owler said the decision to outsource production was financial, describing the publisher’s financial position as “perilous”.
The recent decision to outsource production of the journal to international publishing company Elsevier – and the route it took to get there – made my position untenable.
Consumer groups says women want reliable and up-to-date information about recurrence risk.
Over 13,500 women are diagnosed with breast cancer in Australia each year. After completing initial treatment, the immediate question for many, if not most, is - what are the chances my cancer will return…