Men's health: what's a GP to do?
Harris, Mark F., and McKenzie, Suzanne (2006) Men's health: what's a GP to do? Medical Journal of Australia, 185 (8). pp. 440-444.
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Men are at highest risk of cardiovascular disease, chronic lung disease, some cancers, suicide and transport-related injury.
An anticipatory approach to men's health in general practice should assess risk for these conditions and offer effective interventions, either to prevent them or manage them early.
This requires attention to the barriers, not only to men accessing general practice, but also to appropriate assessment and management, especially among disadvantaged groups.
|Item Type:||Article (Refereed Research - C1)|
|FoR Codes:||11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111717 Primary Health Care @ 50%|
11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111716 Preventive Medicine @ 50%
|SEO Codes:||92 HEALTH > 9204 Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health) > 920412 Preventive Medicine @ 100%|
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