Cautionary Tales – John Murtagh
Authentic case histories from John Murtagh’s hands-on experience in General Practice
Learn from the master! John Murtaghs Cautionary Tales is drawn from over 30 years experience as a General Practitioner. Taken primarily from Professor Murtaghs own practice in rural Victoria, these cautionary tales are authentic cases in clinical practice and the mistakes and problems that GPs can encounter. Each story is an engaging example of the common mistakes which can occur in general practice and provides the reader with valuable insights.
Each tale is enriched with psychological, social and environmental factors that form part of every patient problem. The addition of a section called Discussions and lessons learned at the end of each tale further enhances the value and application of each case to real life practice. An invaluable source for students, educators and practicing GPs of all ages.
About the Author
John Murtagh, AM, is Executive Director, Education at the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and Adjunct Professor of General Practice at the Department of Community Medicine and General Practice , Monash University, Victoria, Australia.