Dr John Dowden

Dr John Dowden is an experienced GP who contributes our Journal Grab columns.

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DEMAND is increasing for out-of-hours primary care. A Dutch trial has evaluated the effect of using nurse practitioners on…
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Amid an ongoing debate about what (if anything) should be done about ensuring fitness to practise as doctors age, new data…
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JOURNAL GRABAN AUDIT in England has found wide variation in the ordering of thyroid function tests (TFTs) in general…
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JOURNAL GRABThe ADVANCE-ON study, a follow up of patients who had participated in a trial of intensive glucose control in…
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Therapeutic Guidelines MOST cases of bacterial pneumonia in the community are caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae. Although…
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JOURNAL GRABPEOPLE with dementia can have difficulty eating or forget to eat at all. Interventions have now been analysed in…
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JOURNAL GRABPRIMARY health care networks will benefit from data generated by local practices. A qualitative study in NSW has…
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