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Dr Stockley said: ‘The numbers will not always give you the right answer, which is why the clinical systems tend to over trigger. You should always use your clinical judgement to weigh the risk.’ OMG , how long does it take for academics to realise the difference between textbook thinking (what computer systems are implementing) and clinical judgement and discretion exercised by experienced GPs in the frontline? The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. But then again , NHSE and DoH simply want to kill off us(older GPs) because we are too f**king expensive.......
By the way , how much taxpayers’ money was paid to these ‘nice’ guys doing their guidelines every year ?
 I was teaching my GP registrars yesterday about the difference between the latest NICE recommendation of 1% 10Yrs fracture risk(FRAX or Qfracture calculator)threshold for initiating treatment of biphosphonates and the more logical approach of NOGG by using the assessment chart which adopts 6 to 10% fracture risks depending on age. You just wonder how these guidelines cannot converge and make common senses. Instead , every establishment wants to be territorial, worst of all , being ‘used’ by politicians and technocrats.

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25 Oct 2017

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