Chronic respiratory disease
March 2010 Vol 39 (3) 81-176
The theme for the March issue of AFP is chronic respiratory disease. This month's articles include fitness to fly, chronic lung disease, COPD, interstitial lung disease, poliomyelitis, coronary heart disease and primary care nursing workforce.
Janice Charles, Helena Britt, Salma Fahridin
Too much, too little, just right!
Diagnosis, management and the role of the GP
An approach to diagnosis and management
James Ward, Christine F McDonald
Fit to fly?
Leigh M Seccombe, Matthew J Peters
Byron M Perrin, Marcus J Gardner, Anwar Suhaimi, David Murphy
Sergio Vano-Galvan, Teresa Garate, Dong-Lai Ma, Pedro Jaén Olasolo
Prevention in travellers
Cora A Mayer, Amy A Neilson
The benefits of exercise
Frances M Wise
Assessment and treatment
Suran Fernando, Andrew Broadfoot
Ann Larson, Jacqueline Ward, Leanne Ross, David Whyatt, Martin Weatherston, Louis Landau
Are they taking preventer medication according to guidelines?
Maree Brown, Christine Phillips, Karen Ciszek, Debbie Burton , Robyn Attewell, Tim McDonald, Kathryn Dwan
Delays to diagnosis
Prue Weigall, Sharon Vladusic, Ian Torode
Part 2 – before the consultation
A vision for the future
Rhian Parker, Lynne Walker, Kelsey Hegarty
A proposed role in the multidisciplinary team
Evan Ackermann, Ian Douglas Williams, Christopher Freeman
Barbara Field, Adam Scheinberg, Adam Cruickshank
Advocacy for general practice research