or call 1800 284 789
This month's articles include: Chronic alcohol abuse,Prescription drug abuse, Cannabis use and its associated disorders
Subscribe to the print edition
Volume 40, No.8, August 2011 Pages 565-566
The opinions expressed by correspondents in this column are in no way endorsed by either the Editors or The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
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
Letters to the editor
December - Neurology
November - Violence
October - Urology
September - Child development
August - Current issues in alcohol
Risks and comedy
Improving clinical decision support toolsChallenges and a way forward
Letters to the editor
Problem drinkingDetection and assessment in general practice
Problem drinkingManagement in general practice
Risky drinking among young AustraliansCauses, effects and implications for GPs
Alcoholic liver diseaseAssessment and management
Ambulatory electrocardiographic monitoring
Patient informationHolter monitors/event recorders
Asymptomatic hilar nodulesA case study
Not just another sore throat
Green concretions on the left axillae
Odorous vaginal dischargeA case study for thorough investigation
The Inverse Care LawIs Australian primary care research funding headed this way?
Insulin in general practiceBarriers and enablers for timely initiation
Data extraction and feedbackDoes this lead to change in patient care?
Understanding insuranceThe GP’s professional and ethical responsibilities
Designing practicesUsing evidence to do better
Heatwaves and the elderly
July - Dermatology
June - Mental health
May - Menopause
April - Disability
March - Adolescent health
January/February - Gaps in practice
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.