Robert Moorhead

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OBJECTIVE To ascertain the retirement intentions of a cohort of Australian general practitioners. DESIGN AND SETTING Postal questionnaire survey of members of four Divisions of General Practice in Western Australia, sent out November 2007 - January 2008. PARTICIPANTS A sample of 178 GPs aged 45-65 years. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Intention to work in(More)
BACKGROUND Information on prevalence of genital Chlamydia trachomatis in young men attending Australian general practices is scarce. OBJECTIVE We aimed to estimate the prevalence of chlamydia in this group; establish behaviours associated with infection, and evaluate general practitioner follow up of positive cases. METHODS Sexually active men (aged(More)
PURPOSE Multiple chronic conditions in a single patient can be a challenging health burden. We aimed to examine patterns and prevalence of multimorbidity among patients attending 2 large Australian primary care practices and to estimate disease severity burden using the Cumulative Illness Rating Scale (CIRS). METHODS Using published CIRS guidelines and a(More)
The US National Science Foundation (NSF) convened a panel to report on the potential of visualization as a new technology. The NSF and US National Institutes of Health (NIH) convened the Visualization Research Challenges (VRC) Executive Committee to write a new report. Here, we summarize that new VRC report. We explore the state of the field, examine the(More)
BACKGROUND Many general practitioners accept vocational registrars and medical students into their practice. Giving feedback to students on their work performance is an essential component of teaching in general OBJECTIVE This article examines the central role of feedback in the teaching of medical students and registrars and provides practical guidelines(More)
To investigate who people talk to about healthy lifestyle a personal interview of people in a representative sample of South Australians was carried out. The information was collected by interview from all occupants of selected private dwellings who were aged 15 years or older. The interviewer used a prompt card with nine possible responses and the question(More)