Luke KoupparisMedical editor, OnMedica
- United Kingdom
About Luke Koupparis
I am a GP in the Bristol area and also am a medical contributor for OnMedica. I am interested in CPD learning especially online medical education.
Main area of expertise
Channels contributed to:Mental health and behavioural conditions Family Medicine Open Access Content Blogs
Rooms participated in:COVID-19 Room Oncology Room
Chris, your blog is very timely and clearly reflects the mood of general practice at present. As a practice we thought this was just us that were being deluged with these but I read that this is...
This is interesting from www.thrombosiscanada.ca
CV vaccines and blood clot risks:
Yes! I like your term "presenteeism"- very true about medics who rarely go off sick. Thank you for your comment.
The increase in risk for ED attendance for those on prophylaxis was 4.7% compared to 3.6% in controls. Not a huge difference between each group. The key question is what % of patients on prophyl...
This is an excellent presentation and has given me more knowledge to explain what patients can expect when considering this as an option a valve stenosis.
It is not uncommon to visit a patient for a vaccination who has been listed as housebound only to find that they are not in as they have popped out. The definition of housebound needs to be much...
Well said James- I have to say that both myself and my staff are finding this area particularly challenging as there are many patients who are seeing the practice as the blocker rather than a na...
Your blog is interesting Chris. I suspect that they plan to leave the GMS and PMS contracts alone but they will starve them to death. So all new work will go into an ICS/ICP wrapper and each org...