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Case series of elective instrumented posterior lumbar spinal fusions demonstrating a low incidence of venous thromboembolism
Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in orthopaedic surgery. While specific guidelines exist for hip and knee arthroplasty, there is wide variation in VTEExpand
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Psychological characteristics, eating behavior, and quality of life assessment of obese patients undergoing weight loss interventions
Background and Aims: Bariatric surgery is the most effective treatment for obesity. However, not all patients have similar weight loss following surgery and many researchers have attributed this toExpand
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Effect of medical student preference on rural clinical school experience and rural career intentions.
INTRODUCTON The key parameter for rural clinical schools (RCSs) is to provide at least 1 year of clinical training in rural areas for 25% of Australian Commonwealth supported medical students withExpand
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The Australian Rural Clinical School (RCS) program supports rural medical workforce: evidence from a cross-sectional study of 12 RCSs.
INTRODUCTION Many strategies have been implemented to address the shortage of medical practitioners in rural areas. One such strategy, the Rural Clinical School Program supporting 18 rural clinicalExpand
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General practice registrars' intentions for future practice: implications for rural medical workforce planning.
The models of practice that general practice registrars (GPRs) envisage undertaking will affect workforce supply. The aim of this research was to determine practice intentions of current GPRs in aExpand
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Preparing rural general practitioners and health services for climate change and extreme weather.
OBJECTIVE To determine the knowledge and recommendations of rural general practitioners (GPs) in regard to climate change and the preparedness of rural health services for its health impacts. Expand
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Accuracy of multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging to detect significant prostate cancer and index lesion location
Multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging (mpMRI) of the prostate appears to improve prostate cancer detection, but studies comparing mpMRI to histopathology at the time of radical prostatectomyExpand
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Orthopedic surgeons’ attitudes to osteoporosis investigation and management after minimal trauma fracture (MTF)
SummaryA study of orthopedic surgeons in rural and regional Southeast Australia to determine attitudes to investigation and management of osteoporosis found they believe follow-up in regard toExpand
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Vitamin D deficiency and segregation status in prisoners.
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to investigate if any exposure to segregation minimal association in a single male prison population had any association with an increased risk of vitamin DExpand
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Prevention of osteoporotic refractures in regional Australia
OBJECTIVE Clinical guidelines recommend that patients who sustain a minimal trauma fracture (MTF) should receive a bone mineral density (BMD) scan and bisphosphonate (or equivalent) therapy ifExpand
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