Matt Skinner

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INTRODUCTION Parts A and B of the ICH S7 guidelines on safety pharmacology describe the in vivo studies that must be conducted prior to first time in man administration of any new pharmaceutical. ICH S7A requires a consideration of the sensitivity and reproducibility of the test systems used. This could encompass maintaining a dataset of historical pre-dose(More)
BACKGROUND The clinical discharge summary remains a critical, but often poorly implemented tool in communication with primary care. An area of concern is the documentation of medication lists and appropriate follow up of medication changes. AIMS To assesses the accuracy of documentation of medication changes and expectations with regard to follow up from(More)
BACKGROUND Discharge summaries remain a critical communication tool with primary care physicians. In a previous study of over 200 general medicine discharge summaries, we demonstrated that only 50% contain information regarding the indication and follow up required of any medicine changes on discharge. AIM In this follow up pilot study, we assess the role(More)
In this study 348 patients attending outpatient clinics at Royal Hobart Hospital were interviewed, assessed in their breast self examination (BSE) technique, and taught BSE by the authors. A standard method of assessing BSE competence was devised applying the criteria outlined in a Tasmanian Cancer Committee brochure (Further reading) using a silicone(More)
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