Australian Family Physician
Australian Family Physician


Issues in aging

October Vol 39 (10) 705-800


Aging and sexuality

Lesley Yee

Early dementia

Barbara Workman, Fiona Dickson, Sally Green

End of life care

Melissa Bloomer, Heather Tan, Susan Lee

Older patients

Lisa Valenti, Helena Britt

Prescribing in the elderly

Edwina Holbeach, Paul Yates

Up front

Change and age

Carolyn O’Shea

Letters to the editor


Androgen deficiency in the aging man

Prem Rashid, Ranjan Arianayagam, Shaun McGrath, Mohan Arianayagam

How to perform a ‘Healthy Kids Check’

Danielle Mazza, Karyn Alexander

The impact of breastfeeding

Lisa Smithers, Ellen McIntyre


Cora A Mayer, Amy A Neilson


Bones beyond 70

Anabela Smeath, Charles A Inderjeeth

Hepatitis A and B vaccination

Trinity Fredericks, Kellie Kwan, Donna B Mak

Pap tests

Rebecca Stewart, Jill E Thistlethwaite

Substance misuse

Barbara Hunter, Dan I Lubman

Surviving spousal bereavement

Pam McGrath, Hamish Holewa, Meg McNaught


Family health history

Kristine Barlow-Stewart, Michael Giffin, Kate Dunlop

Managing clinical risks

Neville Steer


Raktim Kumar Ghosh, Samhati Mondal Ghosh, Shalini Chawla


Why do clinical trials in general practice?

Mark Nelson

AFP in practice

AFP in Practice

Carolyn O’Shea

Back pages

Book reviews

Clinical challenge

Kate Molinari


Diagnosis and uncertainty in the GP consultation

Dr Louise Stone discusses diagnosis and uncertainty in the GP consultation including understanding the patient’s unique experience of illness and their psychosocial context.

Assisted reproductive technology

Dr Kate Stern discusses assisted reproductive technology focussing on important points for general practitioners as well as bringing us up to date with recent developments, particularly in the area of fertility preservation.

Management of cardiovascular risk

Professor Jenny Doust guides us through her recent research study comparing management of cardiovascular risk using individual risk factors compared to the absolute cardiovascular risk approach.

Contraceptive management

Dr Katrina Allen shares her experiences with contraceptive management particularly in young women, with a focus on long-acting reversible contraceptive methods and some practical suggestions for managing commonly encountered issues.


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