The Australian Defence Force (ADF) Post-discharge GP Health Assessment

Richard Reed, Stacey Masters, Leigh S Roeger

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    Abstract

    Background All former serving members of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) can receive a comprehensive health assessment from their general practitioners (GPs). Objective The aim of this article is to describe the ADF Post-discharge GP Health Assessment and introduce a tool that assists GPs in performing the assessment. Discussion The ADF Post-discharge GP Health Assessment is intended to promote the early detection and intervention of potential mental or physical health concerns in the veteran population and facilitate the establishment of ongoing care with a GP.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)94-97
    Number of pages4
    JournalAustralian Family Physician
    Volume45
    Issue number3
    Publication statusPublished - 2016

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