or call 1800 284 789
This month's articles include: The changing face of Australian general practice across the decades, From medical gaze to statistical person: Historical reflections on evidence-based and personalised medicine, A historical account of the doctor’s bag
Subscribe to the print edition
Volume 39, No.3, March 2010 Pages 172-172
Books reviewed this month are Pitfalls in Prescribing and How to Avoid Them by Hugh McGavock and The Art of General Practice by John Murtagh.
Download the PDF for the full article.
Files on the website can be opened or downloaded and saved to your computer or device.
To open click on the link, your computer or device will try and open the file using compatible software.
To save the file right click or option-click the link and choose "Save As...". Follow the prompts to chose a location.
PDF Most of the documents on the RACGP website are in Portable Document Format (PDF). These files will have "PDF" in brackets along with the filesize of the download. To open a PDF file you will need compatible software such as Adobe Reader. If you do not have it you can download Adobe Reader free of charge.
DOC Some documents on this site are in Microsoft Word format. These will have "DOC" in brackets along with the filesize of the download. To view these documents you will need software that can read Microsoft Word format. If you don't have anything you can download the MS Word Viewer free of charge.
MP3 Most web browsers will play the MP3 audio within the browser
Your comment is being submitted, please wait
December - Chronic heart failure
November - Traps for the unwary
October - Issues in aging
September - Joint pain
August - Street drugs
July - Clots
June - The bottom line
May - Childhood emergencies
April - Culture and diversity
March - Chronic respiratory disease
Investigation in chronic lung diseaseToo much, too little, just right!
COPDDiagnosis, management and the role of the GP
Interstitial lung diseaseAn approach to diagnosis and management
Patients with lung diseaseFit to fly?
Is it all in the act?
Worth fighting forAdvocacy for general practice research
Letters to the editor
Charcot osteoarthropathy of the foot
Painful nail lesions
PoliomyelitisPrevention in travellers
Coronary heart diseaseThe benefits of exercise
Chronic urticariaAssessment and treatment
Impact of structured education and self management on rural asthma outcomes
Children in the ACT with asthmaAre they taking preventer medication according to guidelines?
Slipped upper femoral epiphysis in childrenDelays to diagnosis
Optimising the medical care of doctorsPart 2 – before the consultation
Primary care nursing workforce in AustraliaA vision for the future
Pharmacists in general practiceA proposed role in the multidisciplinary team
Health care services for adults with cerebral palsy
Tips from the toolkit: 2 – assessing organisational strengths
AFP in Practice
January/February - Sports injuries
Australian Family Physician (incorporating Annals of General Practice)
is published by The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners,
100 Wellington Parade, East Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
© The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners 2016
All rights reserved. Requests for permission to reprint articles must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The views expressed by the authors of articles in Australian Family Physician are their own and not
necessarily those of the publisher or the editorial staff, and must not be quoted as such. Every care is
taken to reproduce articles accurately, but the publisher accepts no responsibility for errors, omissions or
inaccuracies contained therein or for the consequences of any action taken by any person as a result of
anything contained in this publication. The content of any advertising or promotional material contained
within, or mailed with, Australian Family Physician is not necessarily endorsed by the publisher.