Authors

Parker Magin

Email: parker.magin@newcastle.edu.au

PhD, FRACGP, Conjoint Professor, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW; Director, GP Synergy NSW & ACT Research and Evaluation Unit, Mayfield, NSW


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.


Evidence-based strategies for better antibiotic prescribing

Patient perceptions and expectations, practitioner clinical uncertainty and practice culture may all be barriers to antibiotic stewardship.


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.


Are we preparing Victorian general practice registrars to be confident in all aspects of primary care paediatrics?

Predominantly hospital-based prevocational paediatric training offers limited exposure to – and, thus, confidence in – managing behavioural, mental health and developmental issues.


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.


Associations of anticipated prescribing of long-acting reversible contraception by general practice registrars: A cross-sectional study

Modest proportions of general practice registrars have training in, and in-practice experience of, long-acting reversible contraception insertion.


Exploring opportunities for general practice registrars to manage older patients with chronic disease: A qualitative study

There is a need to enhance aged care exposure for general practice registrars in ways that build on the competence of registrars and the trust in registrars by older patients and supervisors.