Snapshot of Australian primary health care research 2012

Snapshot of Australian primary health care research 2012

Snapshot of Australian primary health care research 2012 is a collaborative venture involving representatives from PHCRIS, the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing, Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute, Australian Association for Academic General Practice, Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.

This snapshot of recent Australian research projects demonstrates the potential for primary health care research to improve the health of Australians.

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  1. Complementary and alternative medicines in primary health care
  2. The prevalence of vitamin B12 deficiency in newly arrived refugees in Australia
  3. Meeting the needs of caregivers of patients with advanced cancer
  4. Equity and chronic condition care in general practice
  5. Developing an oral health literacy intervention for Aboriginal adults in a regional community
  6. How do adolescent and young adult siblings of cancer patients fit into current Australia health service delivery? Health care professional perceptions
  7. Smoking cessation and smoking continuance after hospitalisation for acute coronary syndrome
  8. Treatment of bacterial vaginosis: a randomised control trial
  9. Evaluation of a Team Care Arrangement support program in general practice
  10. The Fremantle Primary Prevention Study - a multicentre randomised trial of absolute cardiovascular risk reduction
  11. Health improvement and prevention study
  12. Centres of Research Excellence

You can order free colour hard copies of this Snapshot issue.

This publication was funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing. The views expressed in the publication do not necessarily represent the position of the Australian Government.

Editorial and review team: Amanda Carne, Ellen McIntyre, Louise Baird
Writer: Edwina Light
Graphic Designer: Andrew Vincent, Andrew Vincent Graphic Design

Printed: June 2012


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