Medical Journal of Australia: latest issue out now

21 May 2015

The 18 May edition of Medical Journal of Australia (MJA) presents a number of research reports relevant to general practice, including: a study demonstrating that strengthening primary health care services can achieve health gains in remote regions of Australia; an investigation into the impact of the administrative burden of claiming incentives on the uptake of by general practices of incentive payments; and a study indicating that a significant proportion of asthma morbidity and its associated costs in Australia are preventable.

Other topics include: discussions of current and future rural and remote health care; the future of electronic cigarette growth; controversies and consensus regarding vitamin D deficiency; managing clinically severe obesity; and a discussion of proton pump inhibitors.

Read these and more in the MJA - linked to (https://www.mja.com.au/)