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CareTrack: assessing the appropriateness of health care delivery in Australia

Thanh G Phan and Velandai K Srikanth
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (10): 548. || doi: 10.5694/mja12.11187
Published online: 19 November 2012

To the Editor: We write to express our concerns with the article by Runciman and colleagues on the appropriateness of health care delivery in Australia.1 Our concerns focus on the issue of stroke care and the notion that poor compliance with guidelines is interpreted as “inappropriate” patient care.

  • Thanh G Phan
  • Velandai K Srikanth

  • Monash Medical Centre, Monash University, Melbourne, VIC.

Correspondence: thanh.phan@monash.edu

Competing interests:

Thanh Phan has received honoraria from Bayer and Genzyme for presenting lectures on stroke. He has been invited to attend a Genzyme-sponsored Fabry disease neurology board meeting in January 2013.

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