Repeat colonoscopies are a particular target
They need to be incentivised to spend more time in public hospitals, researchers say
Patients aren’t getting the information they want from their gastroenterologists
Study finds tenfold higher rates of diarrhoea-predominant disease
Perth doctor was not told of an abnormal blood test result
13 Oct 2016
He says he’s worried about a lack of evidence for the practice
Gastroenterologists may be missing the mark in ulcerative colitis, and more
Watch and wait just as good for uncomplicated flares
Targeting tumour DNA twice as sensitive as standard testing
Review identifies alternative therapies for common bowel disorders
8 Sep 2016
Fructose, lactose and a low FODMAP diet
There is now substantial evidence to confirm the efficacy of a low FODMAP diet in at least 70% of IBS patients in Australia and internationally
1 year ago
Placebo effects in trials … the blind leading the not so blind
When blinding performance is not reported, researchers and health professionals have no way of assessing whether the placebo effect may have biased a trial
eHealth and the missing links
The system should mimic the current methods of diagnosis and treatment, with vital information fed to the specialist by a...
Beyond med school blues
Are we jeopardising the standard of care given to patients because we are not willing to canvass the mental pressures...
A Duty of Care or a Duty to Care?
Nitschke’s central argument against the duty of care he supposedly owes is that there was no doctor-patient relationship between him...
Coeliac disease - all the hallmarks of an eating disorder
GP blogger, Dr Viv, finds coeliac is much more ubiquitous than she thought.