Authors

Mieke L van Driel

MD, MSc, PhD, FRACGP, Emeritus Professor, Primary Care Clinical Unit, University of Queensland, Qld


Acne in primary care: A cross-sectional analysis

Acne is seen by registrars at a rate similar to that of their established general practitioner colleagues, but with modest continuity of care in its management.


‘Autistic’ or ‘with autism’? Why the way general practitioners view and talk about autism matters

It is necessary to be up to date with knowledge and language about autism, as society’s understanding of autism is continuingly being refined and informed by the Autistic community.


Unlocking the value of Cochrane reviews for general practitioners

The knowledge produced by Cochrane reviews informs the guidelines that shape our responses to clinical presentations in general practice.


Gender differences in Australian general practice trainees performing procedures related to women’s reproductive health: A cross-sectional analysis

Gender difference exists in general practice trainees’ frequency of performing procedures related to women’s reproductive health.


General practice registrars’ use of dermoscopy: Prevalence, associations and influence on diagnosis and confidence

General practice registrars use a dermatoscope in a modest majority of skin checks and pigmented skin lesion consultations, which influences registrars’ diagnoses and increases their confidence.


Immunising older Australians: Pre-COVID-19 vaccine perspectives from general practice training

General practice registrars are responsible for a significant proportion of immunisations in Australian older adults.


Recognising, supporting and understanding Autistic adults in general practice settings

With studies showing a reduced life expectancy and poor physical and mental health, it is important that healthcare professionals strive towards improving the lives of Autistic people.