July 2011

AFP Cover 2011 July


July 2011 Vol 40 (7) 457-552

The theme for the July issue of AFP is Dermatology. This month's articles include Eczema, Psoriasis, Hair and nails, Exanthems and drug reactions, Common vulval dermatoses & Nutrition care in general practice – are we waiting for patients to ask?



Janice Charles, Ying Pan, Graeme C Miller


Philip Clarke

Hair and nails

Paul Grinzi

Exanthems and drug reactions

Morton Rawlin

Common vulval dermatoses

Catherine Drummond

Up front

On closer inspection

Carolyn O’Shea

Letters to the editor


Prostate specific antigen

Tom Brett

Persistent hoarseness

A case study

Jennifer Morrison

Multiple facial plaques

A case study

Chris Fessa, Pablo Fernández-Peñas

Adult intraosseous access

Experiences in a remote emergency department

Donald A Howarth

Cosmetic surgery on children

Professional and legal obligations in Australia

Leon Kitipornchai, Shih-Ning Then


Cholesterol lowering medication

Patients’ knowledge, attitudes and experiences

Angela Gialamas, Paul Aylward, Simon Vanlint, Nigel Stocks


Application in general practice

Kam Cheong Wong, Anthony M Brown, Stephen CH Li

Nondiabetic retinal pathology

Prevalence in diabetic retinopathy screening

Nathan Nielsen, Claire Jackson, Geoffrey Spurling, Peter Cranstoun


Chronic hepatitis B

A clinical audit of GP management

Anouk Dev, James Ngoc Huong Nguyen, Lili Munafo, Eve Hardie, Linda Iacono

The pre-employment medical

Nuisance or great opportunity?

Peter Fenner


Nutrition care in general practice

Are we waiting for patients to ask?

Lauren Ball

Back pages

Book reviews

Clinical challenge

Nyoli Valentine


AFP Podcasts

Interviews July 2011


Dr Philip Clarke talks about the very common skin condition of psoriasis – considering issues in diagnosis and management with a focus on general practice

Duration: 15 minutes 9 seconds
File size: 3MB

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Hair and nails

Dr Paul Grinzi discusses common hair and nail problems that are seen in general practice and provides an approach to those

Duration: 23 minutes 11 seconds
File size: 5MB

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Nondiabetic retinal pathology – prevalence in diabetic retinopathy screening

Dr Nathan Neilson has been involved in some research looking at the prevalence of non diabetic retinal pathology when screening for diabetic retinopathy in general practice and discusses what this might mean for general practice.

Duration: 9 minutes 56 seconds
File size: 2MB

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