Authors

Danielle Mazza

Email: danielle.mazza@monash.edu

MD, MBBS, FRACGP, Grad Dip Women’s Health, Head, Department of General Practice, Monash University, Vic; Director, SPHERE (NHMRC Centre of Excellence in Sexual and Reproductive Health for Women in Primary Care), Department of General Practice, Monash University, Vic


Achieving better sexual and reproductive health for women

Preventing unintended pregnancies and optimising maternal and fetal outcomes are important public health imperatives.


Current contraceptive use in women with a history of unintended pregnancies: Insights from the Australian Contraceptive ChOice pRoject (ACCORd) trial

While clinical guidelines recommend increasing the use of long-acting reversible contraceptives, current contraceptive use and management in Australia do not reflect these recommendations.


General practitioner attitudes towards systems-level opioid prescribing interventions: A pooled secondary qualitative analysis

Beliefs about the usefulness of initiatives to reduce opioid prescribing in clinical practice and autonomy in prescribing may be important considerations in driving compliance.


Influences on condom use: A secondary analysis of women’s perceptions from the Australian Contraceptive ChOice pRoject (ACCORd) trial

Women’s intentions to use condoms, and their confidence in their ability to negotiate condom use, can be thwarted by lack of partner compliance, as well as various situational factors.


Interconception care

Interconception care is becoming increasingly important, with rising rates of overweight, obesity, diabetes and hypertension among people of reproductive age.


Medical abortion

Medical abortion is a more accessible and less invasive option than surgical termination and can be provided in primary care settings.


Providing medical abortion in general practice: General practitioner insights and tips for future providers

Increased awareness of the alternative medical abortion models may encourage medical abortion delivery in general practice and increase access for women.


Reproductive health

Preventing unintended pregnancies and optimising maternal and fetal outcomes are important public health imperatives.


Use of electronic medical records to describe general practitioner antibiotic prescribing patterns

There are no obvious reasons why antibiotic use should be higher in the Australian community setting; therefore, it is likely that some antibiotic use may be unnecessary.