Multimorbidity has become “a Thing”

Multimorbidity has become “a Thing”

Why has multimorbidity become a “thing” – a generally known phenomenon? This is probably because it is being referenced more and more in policy (and funding related) documents and this is because multimorbidity is identified as a cause of increased health care costs.

Planning your exam run

Planning your exam run

The difference between passing and failing the FRACGP exams is having a structured plan, covering the content required, over a reasonable time.

A story about a Psychiatrist’s clever daughter and how she saved his life

A story about a Psychiatrist’s clever daughter and how she saved his life

Psychiatry is ideally suited to videoconferencing but there are perils and pitfalls that become apparent once you engage with it that can be quite discouraging. Our guest blogger is Dr Zelko Mustac, a Sydney psychiatrist who has worked for many years in Western Australia and is very conscious of the difficulty of delivering psychiatric care to rural and remote areas. Here is his story:

Falls: finding evidence across the Twitterverse and elsewhere

Falls: finding evidence across the Twitterverse and elsewhere

I follow a few people on Twitter who are involved in Geriatrics and it’s a useful way to hear of interesting discussions or guidelines. Recently I saw a tweet by an Irish geriatrician about “evidence based falls’ prevention”, which turned out to be an extract from a presentation by Sydney based Professor Stephen Lord.

Other People’s Stories

Other People’s Stories

Humans of New York is an amazing blog. There is always something worth thinking about in its stories of ordinary people struggling with life. The stories are short and easy to read but each one contains an interesting message.

How to Dress for OSCE Success

How to Dress for OSCE Success

In the weeks leading up to the OSCE, the question of how to dress for your exam is sure to pop up. However, your appearance is so much more than what you wear on the day.