November 2011 Vol 40 (11) 841–936
The theme for the November issue of AFP is violence. This month's articles include intimate partner violence, aggressive behaviour in general practice, benzodiazepine prescribing and aggression, nonaccidental injury in childhood, chronic fatigue syndrome, steroid associated infective keratitis and obstructive sleep apnoea.
Identification and response in general practice
Kelsey Hegarty, Lorna O’Doherty
Their role in aggression and why GPs should prescribe with caution
Katy A Jones, Suzanne Nielsen, Raimondo Bruno, Matthew Frei, Dan I Lubman
Prevention and management in the general practice environment
Moira G Sim, Toni Wain, Eric Khong
National Heart Foundation and High Blood Pressure Research Council of Australia Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring Consensus Committee
Is vitamin D supplementation safe?
Is examination necessary?
Omar Mulla, Frank Agada, David Dawson, Sanjai Sood
Case studies for caution
Neil Sharma, Ethan Nguyen, Ju-Lee Ooi, John Males
Parker J Magin, Jon Adams
Are international medical graduates ‘expert novices’?
Maria R Dahm
A study on maintenance in general practice
Roshan Dhanapalaratnam, Mahnaz Fanaian, Mark F Harris
A study into the scientific evidence for pharmacological treatments
Sanne Kreijkamp-Kaspers, Ekua Weba Brenu, Sonya Marshall, Don Staines, Mieke L van Driel
Sociotechnical barriers to implementation in general practice
Akuh Adaji, Peter Schattner, Leon Piterman
Mandatory reporting requirements
The value of an addiction medicine rotation
A guide for GPs
Reducing rates by improving access to contraception
Jayne Lucke, Danielle Herbert, Deborah Loxton, Edith Weisberg