Is General Practice Engaged with Physical Activity Promotion?

I read this article in the September 2015 edition of the BJGP, which looks at: Should GPs engage with Physical Activity (PA) promotion? Is general practice already engaged? Main barriers to GP engagement? How can GPs engage? Conclusion. The article notes how Scotland is moving (slightly) ahead on England and Wales in utilising GPs in… Read More

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What do you know about Exercise-induced Anaemia?

A forgotten cause of iron deficiency anaemia in young adults, so writes Marjan Wouthuyzen-Bakker and Sander van Assen in the British Journal of General Practice: Iron deficiency anaemia (lDA) is a common finding in general practice. The prevalence of IDA in the general population is around 2% and rises to >5% in pre-menopausal females. The presenting symptoms of IDA vary,… Read More