Michael is from the GP Unit at Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research.
As you may know NSW is in the midst of the worst flu season on record with more than 8000 influenza cases confirmed in the past week alone. Flu patients were presenting to the state’s emergency departments in greater numbers than ever before, the latest NSW Health Influenza Surveillance Report showed.
A record 18,357 confirmed flu cases were reported between January and July, more than double the number of cases in the same period in 2016.
The oral presentation was given at the Health Beyond Research & Innovation Showcase (South Western Sydney Local Health District, and Ingham Institute of Applied Medical Research), Campbelltown NSW, Australia, 7-8 June 2017. (presentation; abstract).
Tam CWM, Watson B, Pellizon B, Ban L, Doan H. General practitioner follow-up in older patients after an emergency department admission. Health Beyond Research & Innovation Showcase, Campbelltown NSW, Australia, 7-8 June 2017. Continue reading →