Thesis / Dissertation

GPimED: General Practice: improving management of Eating Disorders: Can a one hour online educational intervention improve the detection and management of patients with Eating Disorders by General Practice Trainees?

Jennifer Alice Conway, Lena Sanci (ed.)

Published : 2020

Abstract

GPimED: Can a one- hour on-line learning module improve early diagnosis and management of Eating Disorders by General Practice Trainees? PROBLEM STATEMENT Eating disorders are a serious and potentially life-threatening group of illnesses within the community. The literature shows that diagnosis and management of these illnesses are inadequately covered during medical school and subsequent General Practice training. This can result in a delay in diagnosis and appropriate referral thus significantly contributing to patient morbidity and mortality plus increased financial burden on the community. The literature demonstrates that patients with ED present repeatedly to General Practice (GP) with..

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