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After a successful launch of this inaugural inter-college medical conference in 2021, MEDCON22 is back.
Lung cancer is the second most common cancer globally, accounting for 11.4% of all cancers and it kills more than any other, claiming 18% of all cancer deaths.
AMA’s National Conference is open to all AMA members and non-member medical professionals in Australia. Internationally-based medical professionals interested in medico-political issues within Australia are also welcome to register.
In the Northern Territory, life expectancy increased more rapidly for Indigenous than non-Indigenous people during 1999–2018, but the gap in life expectancy between the two groups remains considerable.
Building resilience to environmental disasters requires transformative action to tackle climate change and health inequities.
Atopic dermatitis is characterised by itch (pruritus), characteristic morphology and distribution, a chronic relapsing course, and high personal and social disease burden.
Australia is in the middle of what is being called an unprecedented outbreak of the mosquito borne Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV).
To the best of the authors' knowledge, this is the first described case of Japanese encephalitis in a Victorian infant, reflecting a growing epidemic involving spread to new regions of Australia.
Continuity of care has long been regarded as a core characteristic of general practice.
The search for a cost‐effective Australian model of comprehensive, coordinated patient‐centred care that improves outcomes continues.
The Australian and New Zealand living stroke management guidelines provide timely, evidence‐based updates to recommendations.
COVID‐19 has challenged and tested Australian general practice while reinforcing its centrality and potential.
Cholecystectomy during the index (first) admission of people with mild gallstone pancreatitis is recommended by international guidelines.
Asthma is one of the most common chronic diseases in Australia, affecting 11% of the population.
Both formal and informal conversion practices can be traumatic for LGBTQA+ people who are exposed to them.
Five‐year survival for people with acute leukaemia in South Australia continuously improved during 1980–2016, and socio‐economic status and remoteness did not influence survival.
The AMA for decades has maintained the AMA List of Fees and Services. However, many members aren’t aware of the benefits and services it provides.
Immediate and urgent planning is needed to help disadvantaged and vulnerable communities recover from COVID and Long COVID.