Tim Usherwood

BSc, MBBS, MD, FRACGP, FRCGP, FRCP, Emeritus Professor, Westmead Applied Research Centre, Faculty of Medicine and Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW; Honorary Professorial Fellow, The George Institute for Global Health, Sydney, NSW

Advances in chronic kidney disease pathophysiology and management

Strategies to delay progression of chronic kidney disease include lifestyle advice, prevention of acute kidney injury, control of blood pressure and albuminuria, and disease-specific interventions.

Barriers to spirometry in Australian general practice: A systematic review*

A systematic review assessing barriers to correct spirometry in Australian general practice.

Medical negligence laws and virtual reality in healthcare

Existing statutes and bodies of case law may be sufficiently flexible to accommodate new technologies along with the appropriate safeguards, operating procedures and consent forms.

Medication non-adherence in a cohort of chronically ill Australians: A case of missed opportunities

It is important for prescribers to regularly ask patients about their medication adherence and to discuss strategies for promoting this.

Tourette syndrome in children

Once considered rare, Gilles de la Tourette syndrome is now understood to be relatively common, occurring in approximately 1% of school-aged children.