The first 3 months

May 2012

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The first 3 months

May 2012 Vol 41 (5) 257-352

This month's articles include the 6 week check, common rashes in neonates, gastro-oesophageal reflux, birthmarks, fructose and lactose testing, women and delayed childbearing, and management of hypertension

Focus

Infants

Encounters and management in general practice

Janice Charles, Lisa Valenti, Helena Britt

Gastro-oesophageal reflux in children

What’s the worry?

Katie Allen, Shaun SC Ho

Birthmarks

Identification and management

Emma Ryan, Lachlan Warren

Common rashes in neonates

John Su

The 6 week check

An opportunity for continuity of care

Michael Fasher

Up front

Bad questions?

Carolyn O’Shea

Letters to the editor

Clinical

Fructose and lactose testing

Jacqueline S Barrett, Peter R Gibson

Clubfoot

Advances in diagnosis and management

Kelly Gray, Paul Gibbons

Smoking and depression

A review

Colin P Mendelsohn

Lesions on tattooed skin

A case study

Emiliano Grillo, Marta Urech, Sergio Vano-Galvan, Pedro Jaén Olasolo

Lead exposure

Implications for general practice

Donald Howarth

Research

Management of hypertension in general practice

A qualitative needs assessment of Australian GPs

Faline Howes, Emily Hansen, Mark Nelson

Staphylococcus aureus

A cross sectional study of prevalence and risk factors in one general practice

Rebecca Warren

Venous leg ulcer management in general practice

Practice nurses and evidence based guidelines

Carolina Weller, Sue Evans

Professional

Youth health services

Improving access to primary care

Michael Cummings, Melissa Kang

Making decisions about fertility

Three facts GPs need to communicate to women

Danielle Mazza, Leslie Cannold, Cate Nagle, Fiona McKay, Bianca Brijnath

Back pages

Book reviews

Clinical challenge

Sarah Metcalfe

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AFP Podcasts

Interviews May 2012

Gastro-oesophageal reflux in children – what’s the worry?

Associate Professor Katie Allen is a paediatric gastroenterologist and allergist who discusses reflux in the infant and the role of cows milk protein allergy

Duration: 13 minutes 42 seconds
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Management of hypertension in general practice – a qualitative needs assessment of Australian GPs

Faline Howes as a GP and researcher who discusses her research into what GPs think is needed to help improve the systematic management of hypertension

Duration: 11 minutes 36 seconds
File size: 3MB

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The 6 week check – an opportunity for continuity of care

Dr Michael Fasher is a GP who discusses the '6 week check' - suggesting an approach and some common issues

Duration: 11 minutes 16 seconds
File size: 3MB

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