Ravinder Dhillon

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ISSUE There are signs of inappropriate application of medical imaging to diagnosis. Inappropriate imaging is a threat to effective diagnosis and effective allocation of resources. The development and deployment of knowledge-based clinical decision support systems is one strategy to reduce inappropriate imaging. DEVELOPMENT OF IMAGING PATHWAYS: A suite of 78(More)
Coinfection with hepatitis C virus (HCV) and HIV is an increasingly recognized clinical dilemma, particularly since the advent of highly active antiretroviral therapy. Several studies of this population have demonstrated both more rapid progression of liver disease and poorer overall prognosis compared to HCV monoinfected patients. Consensus guidelines,(More)
Ninety randomly selected general practitioners from the Perth metropolitan area completed a self-administered postal questionnaire aiming to examine the extent of their involvement with epilepsy and how closely their management mirrored best practice guidelines. GPs saw a median of 6 patients with epilepsy, mainly adults. They perceived complementary roles(More)
A decision support tool has been developed as part of a suite of on-line evidence-based and consensus-based guidelines Diagnostic imaging Pathways (DIP): www.imagingpathways.health.wa.gov.au) in the form of an algorithmic flow chart with supporting evidence and consensus to inform referrers to diagnostic imaging and radiologists as to the optimum strategy(More)
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