Introduction

General practice medicine is an extremely broad field of medicine involving a strong relationship between patient and practitioner where examination, diagnosis, treatment and education in all aspects of patient health are provided by the practitioner.

General Practitioners (GPs) are required to have an understanding of all different aspects of medicine and individual patient histories.

At the bottom of this profile are brief details of a number of the experts that Expert Experts represents. Call our office to discuss your requirements and to obtain a recommendation that suits your needs and budget.

Expertise in Action

Experts in general practice medicine are required in a variety of circumstances and provide services such as:

· Independent medico-legal examinations of people alleging injury in cases of negligence or Workers Compensation claims

· Assessment of procedures followed by other GPs, usually in cases of alleged medical negligence

· Coronial inquests into causes of death

Sample Reports

For some fields of expertise we have some sample sections of de-identified reports. Please contact our office if you are interested in a sample.

Cost

The overall cost of expert opinion depends on the services required. Some of the key factors that affect the cost of advice include:

  • The need for a view or inspection of a location
  • The quantity of documentary material to be reviewed
  • Whether there are reports of other experts to be reviewed and commented on in detail
  • Whether there is a need for conferences with the expert either in person or by telephone/Skype
Relevant Articles Royal Australian College of General Practitioners

What is General Practice?

Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine

College definition of general practice

How does evidence based guidance influence determinations of medical negligence?

This article concluded that guidelines do not actually set legal standards for clinical care but they do provide the courts with a benchmark by which to judge clinical conduct.

Relevant Cases Halverson and Ors v Dobler Halverson by his tutor v Dobler [2006] NSWSC 1307

A plaintiff brought claims of medical negligence against his GP, alleging that the failure of the doctor to exercise due care in his treatment led to his cardiac arrest and hypoxic brain damage. Five expert GPs presented expert opinion.

Swindale v Babic [No 2] [2007] WASCA 262

The respondent was injured in a motor vehicle accident which was caused by the negligent driving of the appellant, who denied that the accident was the cause of the respondent’s injuries. A GP presented expert evidence.

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Profiles of Experts in Medical - General practice

Below are short profiles of a few experts with expertise in this field. Please contact our office to discuss your specific requirements and to obtain a recommendation that suits your needs and budget. Expert Experts are experts in finding the right expert for your needs and you pay no more to use Expert Experts than if you searched and found the expert yourself.

  • #ID11972

General Practitioner

ID11972 has over 25 years’ experience as a General Practitioner and has been responsible for the delivery of services over a wide clinical spectrum including acute trauma, obstetrics, anaesthetic and aged care services.


  • #ID1919

Tropical, Naval, Aviation and Underwater Medicines

ID1919 is a former Royal Australian Navy Officer who served for almost 30 years as a reservist Medical Officer. They are experienced in range of areas including general medical practice, tropical, naval, aviation, underwater and military medicine.


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