Reducing health inequalities in autistic spectrum disorder

Carole Buckley
GP, The Old School Surgery, Bristol

In this expert presentation, GP at The Old School Surgery Bristol Dr Carole Buckley, teaches how you can best address the needs of autistic patients and the health inequalities related to this disorder. Patients on the autistic spectrum disorder die on average 16 years younger than the general population, they have higher incidence of suicide and epilepsy, gastrointestinal problems and immune problems are common, and are often taking psychotropic medication. Dr Buckley provides simple tips and important knowledge that will help primary care physicians better care for autistic patients.

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