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Impact of FPs on the DHS

A new study published BMC Family Practice has revealed that family physicians (FPs) working within the district health system (DHS) have a high perceived impact in their roles as care providers, consultants, clinical trainers, leaders of clinical governance and champions of community-orientated primary care, and a moderate.

A Hole in The Heart Increases the Risk Of Stroke

According to this study, researchers examined a hole between the upper chambers of the heart that fails to close after birth – doubles the risk of stroke within 30 days of non-cardiac surgery. The research suggests the hole itself, known as a patent foramen ovale (PFO), contributes to the risk for stroke in patients following surgery. Stroke is a common complication after surgery. The study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Opinions of General Practitioners about Psychotherapy

A new study published in the PLoS One has reported that general practitioners (GPs) had distinct attitudes toward psychotherapy, falling into three different categories according to their opinions of this type of treatment. The majority of general practitioners (GPs) were reasonably favourable to psychotherapy.

CKD: Body Composition is Associated with Erythropoiesis

In the general population, adiposity influences erythropoiesis and iron metabolism. Researchers aimed at assessing the relationship between adiposity [estimated by body mass index ( BMI ) and abdominal circumference ( AC )] and biomarkers of erythropoiesis in patients with chronic kidney disease ( CKD ) not on dialysis .