General practitioner follow-up in older people after an emergency department admission

I presented this research paper at GP17, the annual conference of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, International Conference Centre, Sydney, 26-28 August 2017. (PDF – abstract, PPT).

Watson B, Tam CWM, Pellizzon B, Ban L, Doan H. General practitioner follow-up in older people after an emergency department admission. GP17 RACGP Annual Conference, Sydney. 26-28 August 2017.

YouTube video presentation

Paper published in AFP: http://vitualis.com/?p=2047

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Radio interview on 2UE Lifestyle Overnight program

I was interviewed on the 2UE Lifestyle Overnight with David Prior program on the current influenza season.

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.

General practitioner follow-up in older patients after an emergency department admission

This paper of a study looking at the interface between emergency departments and general practice in older people was published in Australian Family Physician. (PDF)

Watson B, Tam CWM, Pellizzon B, Ban L, Doan H. General practitioner follow-up in older patients after an emergency department admission. Australian Family Physician 2017 7/01;46:521-6.

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General practitioner follow-up in older patients after an emergency department admission

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