Review: GPs demand information, protection as crisis grows: Doctors furious

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Review: GPs demand information, protection as crisis grows: Doctors furious

Review: GPs demand information, protection as crisis grows: Doctors furious

In this Australian news article, health care providers demand government officials to provide consistent information related to COVID-19.

Other countries can learn from the ineffectiveness of the inconsistent messages Australian government leaders and public health officials have been disseminating. General practitioners expressed frustration over the lack of consistent advice being given to health professionals and the public. Without consistent messages, health care providers are unsure of how best to protect themselves and their patients during the spread of COVID-19. Up-to-date, unified information must be communicated clearly by both the government and public health organizations.

|2020-04-08T09:00:40-04:00April 8th, 2020|COVID-19 Literature|Comments Off on Review: GPs demand information, protection as crisis grows: Doctors furious

About the Author: Maria Brann

Maria Brann
Dr. Maria Brann, PhD, MPH, is a professor in the Department of Communication Studies in the School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI and affiliate faculty with the Injury Control Research Center at West Virginia University. She explores the integration of health, interpersonal, and gender communication. Her translational focus and mixed methods approach are woven throughout her health vulnerabilities research, which advocates for more effective communication to improve people’s health and safety. Her primary research interests focus on the study of women’s and ethical issues in health communication contexts and promotion of healthy lifestyle behaviors to improve personal and public health and safety. She researches communication at both the micro and macro levels and studies how communication influences relationships among individuals and with the social world.

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