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Adherence to screening guidelines for mid-age women
The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners recommend screening tests for mid-age women (55-64 years): • Blood pressure Every 12 months • Cholesterol and lipids Every 2 years >45 years of age • Every 12 months with increased CV risk and existing chronic disease • Blood sugar Every 3 years • Skin cancer examination Opportunistically • Cervical cancer Every 2 years (women with a cervix ) • Breast cancer Every 2 years In this project we look at how many women have had these recommended tests, the factors associated with having tests as recommended, and the changes in testing over time.
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Prof Julie Byles
Prof Julie Byles
Ms Lucy Leigh
Prof Deborah Loxton