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The Clinical Takeaway: Rare disease management in general practice

The Clinical Takeaway: Rare disease management in general practice

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In this episode:

 

– Rare diseases together are not rare! Collectively they affect 1:12 Australians
– Learn how to suspect and recognise a rare disease
– We now have a single centre of excellence that is a pathway for referrals, education for all that will serve as a resource hub for patient support groups and a place dedicated to the holistic care of the patient
– Learn about the government-funded Rare Awareness, Education, Support and Training (RArEST) project

 

 

 

Host: Dr David Lim, GP and Medical Educator

 

Total time: 35 mins

 

Guest: Dr Elizabeth Palmer, Clinical Geneticist; Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network (SCHN); Lecturer, University of New South Wales
 

Recommended Resources:

 

National strategic action plan for rare disease and companion documents
Red Flags in the Red Sand
Identifying, managing and supporting patients with a rare disease

 
 
If you are interested in learning more about RArEST, please contact:

 

[email protected] or project manager Nada, [email protected]

 
 

 
 
 
 
 

 

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