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Researcher: Thomson, AN (Professor Alex Thomson)

Fields of Research

Primary health care
Health services and systems
Health and community services
Other education
Health promotion
Preventative health care

Research Objectives

Other health
Other education and training
Social structure and health
Mental health
Other culture and society
Expanding knowledge in human society
Health education and promotion

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

'Games People Play' - Auckland General Practitioners attitudes to contact with Pharmaceutical Representatives; New Zealand Family Physician
Anonymized Focus Groups as a Research Tool for Health Professionals; Qualitative Health Research
As Every Good Mother Should - Childhood Immunization in New-Zealand - A Qualitative Study; Health and Social Care in the Community
Attitudes toward sexual contact between general practitioners and their patients; New Zealand Medical Journal
Breaking Down the Boundaries: A Study of the Community as University; The Virtual University?
Community follow-up for patients discharged from an acute psychiatry unit; The Medical Journal of Australia
Developing models for learning through the use of electronic discussion fora; 13th Biennial Forum of the Open and Distance Learning Association of Australia
Guidelines for assessing clinical competence; Teaching and Learning in Medicine
How do general pratitioners manage rectal bleeding?; Australian Family Physician
Maximising the world wide web for high quality educational and clinical support to health and medical professionals in rural areas; International Journal of Medical Informatics
Prostate cancer: enthusiasm for screening; Medical Journal of Australia
Sexual Harassment of Undergraduate Medical Students; Family Medicine - Meeting New Challenges
Sexual Issues and Medical Practice; In Sickness and In Health
Social and sexual contact between general practitioners and patients in New Zealand: attitudes and prevalence; British Journal of General Practice
Teaching Doctor-Patient Boundary Issues in Undergraduate Medical Curricula; Family Medicine - Meeting New Challenges
The Anonymous Telephone Based Focus Group (AFOG) - A Research Tool for Family Practice; Family Medicine - Meeting New Challenges
The Need for Teaching about Doctor-Patient Boundary Issues in Undergraduate Medical Curricula; Family Medicine - Meeting New Challenges
The Role of Telecommunications in Quality Health Care Provision in Rural Areas; The 18th ICDE World Conference

Research Projects

Bleeding per rectum in the Northern Region - prevelance and response; Clifford Craig Foundation (CCFoundation)
Doctor patient social/sexual contact.; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Management of rectal bleeding in the community; Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)
Primary Health Care and the Tasmanian Health Goals and Targets; Department of Community & Health Services (DCHS)
Support for a research program in Primary Health Care.; Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania (DHHS)
Workers Compensation: what factors contribute to effective workplace rehabilition; University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Research Candidate Supervision

Fatigue, watchkeeping and accidents- a content analysis of Incident at Sea reports
Leaving the War Zone - Fifty (Three) Ways to Leave your Lover- A Feminist Analysis of Fifty-Three Women's Pathways to Leaving a Male Partner who Assaulted Them
Predictive Testing for Huntington's Disease
Professional isolation, independence of bush nurses in Tasmania 1910-1957 "We were very much individuals on our own"
Setting and Maintaining Social and Sexual Boundaries in the Doctor-Patient Relationship- Implications for Medical Education.
Women General Practitioners in Australia