Without any procedure to ‘recall’ patients who have a result marked ‘non-urgent discussion’, how many results are notified over the following weeks?
Pharmacists in general practice are expected to improve medication efficacy and reduce medication complications and adverse effects. In order for pharmacists in practice to be sustainable, practice revenue needs to be taken into consideration.
This study examined 25(OH)D testing patterns and frequency among general practitioners in a major community health service. dvancing age, being female and being a migrant were associated with an increased likelihood of vitamin D testing. Implications: Development of evidence-based policies and guidelines are needed to manage over-testing of vitamin D in Australia. Studies that include health services from different areas are required to understand vitamin D testing patterns among the general practitioners.