IN THIS ISSUE...
Welcome to the May 2012 edition of ARCHI News.
This month ARCHI has new projects on:
We also have a new tool to help improve your networks:
The Osteoporosis Model of Care is a multidisciplinary team-based model which aims to improve the detection and management of osteoporosis. This model of care is designed for patients over 50 years of age, who present to Emergency Departments with a minimal trauma fracture.
by Kerry Cooper, John Van der Kallen, Michelle Giles and Kerri Gill
Bone and Joint Institute, Hunter New England Local Health District
The new edition of Kidney Health Australia's Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Management in General Practice highlights the need for regular testing of all at risk patients.
The guidelines also include a revised staging system and treatment action plans matched to CKD severity and provide insights into blood pressure targets, testing for albuminuria and age-related decision points.
by Dr Tim Mathew, National Medical Director, Kidney Health Australia
ARCHI’s new Community Map helps you identify and connect with other health professionals who share your areas of interest.
To participate, click on the 'Survey' tab, fill in your details and choose your top 5 topics.
The Map will show you linked to people with the same interests. The colours represent your first topic and the stronger the lines, the more topics you have in common.
Click on a name to show their details and send them a message.
Join the ARCHI Community and get on the map!