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Nursing home patients

Latest Issue: April 2015

Australian Family Physician aims to provide relevant, evidence-based, clearly articulated information to Australian GPs to assist them in providing the highest quality patient care; applicable to the varied geographic and social contexts in which GPs work and to all GP roles as clinician, researcher, educator, practice team member and opinion leader. All articles are subject to a peer review process before they are accepted for publication. The journal is indexed in MEDLINE, Index Medicus and Science Citation Index Expanded.


Latest issue

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Nursing home patients

April 2015 Vol 44(4) 161-256

This month's articles include Managing BPSD, Advance care directives, Models of GP services and Antibiotic use

Recent issues

AFP Cover 2015

Foot problems

2015 Vol 44 (3) 81-160

This month's articles include Paraesthesia, Heel pain, Ingrown toenails and Mid-foot pain.

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2015 Vol 44 (1) 1-80

This article includes Medical tourism, Heat illnesses, Marine envenomations and Travellers’ diarrhoea.

AFP Cover 2014 December

Patients and technology

December 2014 Vol 43 (12) 817–896

This article includes e-Mental health, Internet-based CBT, Digital technologies and chronic disease and Technology in community-based care.

AFP Cover 2014 November

After the event

November 2014 Vol 43 (11) 737-816

This article includes Post-traumatic stress disorder, Traumatic brain injury, Refugees and asylum seekers, and Family violence.

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AFP Clinical Challenge

The Clinical Challenge comprises multiple choice questions based on the Focus articles in each issue. You can earn QI&CPD points by completing the Clinical Challenge each month.

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