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Two patient examples illustrate the different management approaches required for depression of the same severity, presenting in men of the same age on the same day
1. BPAC NZ. Management of depression in primary care. Best Practice J 2009.
2. Pharmac. Year in review 2016: mental health (antidepressants).
3. Kirsch I, Deacon BJ, Huedo-Medina TB et al. Initial severity and antidepressant benefits: a meta-analysis of data submitted to the Food and Drug Administration. PLos Med 2008; (2):e45.
4. Arroll B, Moir F, Kendrick T. Effective management of depression in primary care: a review of the literature. BJGP Open 27 Jun 2017
EPiC, a free dashboard built for GPs interested in improving their practice with respect to equitable prescribing of funded medicines, is now available at akohiringa.co.nz
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