Preventive Activities Guidelines

Based on the Guidelines for preventive activities in general practice 8th edition (the red book), which is a synthesis of evidence-based guidelines from Australian and international sources and provides recommendations for everyday use in general practice. It

  • conforms to the highest evidence-based standards
  • provides recommendations based on current, evidence-based guidelines for preventive activities, focusing on those most relevant to Australian general practice
  • includes screening activities where evidence has demonstrated that benefits outweigh harms, as many preventive activities have the potential to be associated with harm

Please download a chart for the recommended preventive activities over the lifecycle for adults and bring it to discuss with the doctor what applies to you.