rheumatology
Osteoarthritis

Reports criticises GP over-reliance on medications for foot and ankle OA

People who consult a GP for foot and ankle OA are more likely to get a prescription for an opioid than a referral to an allied health professional, a national snapshot of treatment data has revealed. Data from the long-running BEACH survey of GP-patient encounters shows that for foot and ankle OA consults, drug treatment rates ...

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