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In this ‘Talking Women’ article for Medical Observer, senior research fellow Alison Beauchamp, discusses the method ‘teach-back’ to improve the health outcomes of a consultation.
The word “cancer” understandably conjures up negative and emotive thoughts. But understanding your rate of risk might put your mind at rest.
This guide for health professionals from PapScreen Victoria provides information on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer (LGBTIQ) people and cervical screening.
These online learning modules, released by NPS MedicineWise, aim to prepare health professionals for the implementation of the renewed National Cervical Screening Program, occurring from 1 December 2017.
On May 1, 2017, Pap tests are changing in Australia. Here you’ll find what you need to know.
In the latest ‘Talking Women’ article for Medical Observer, Jean Hailes endocrinologist Dr Sonia Davison and specialist surgeon Mr Su-Wen Loh discuss the high-risk and challenging elements of dense breasts.
Foods That Do Good is a website that provides health professionals with easy-to-access, holistic and evidence-based nutrition information that will help Australians understand how to work towards better health through a balanced diet. The site is curated by Dairy Australia with input from qualified health professionals.
Read about the tools available to help GPs participate in improving patient health literacy.
Read about the Australian Longitudinal Study of Women’s Health: the largest and longest running study on women’s health in Australia.
Dr Pradeep Jayasura provides the latest information on iron deficiency treatment and management.
Dr Amanda Newman, Jean Hailes GP, explains that health checks are an opportunity to assess risk, prioritise preventive strategies and reduce morbidity and mortality.
Dr Lara Roeske, Director of Education and Liaison at Victorian Cytology Services, writes about the changes to the revamped National Cervical Screening Program (NCSP).
Diabetes prevention may need different emphasis in women compared to men, depending on age.
Your Personal Record – In sickness and in health by Beverley Gilbert is a user-friendly record book designed to make it easy for people to keep a lifelong record of their health. This book provides an easy way to make this task easier and more organised. You can record health details, visits to the doctor or dentist, recurring problems, immunisations, test results and medical costs. Hopefully, it will help you feel more in control of your health – as long as you remember to use it!