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 ...
Reports criticises GP over-reliance on medications for foot and ankle OA
By Michael Woodhead
17 Apr 2018