October 2011

AFP Cover 2011 October


October 2011 Vol 40 (10) 745-840

The theme for the October issue of AFP is urology. This month's articles include urinary stone disease, incidentally detected small renal masses, localised prostate cancer, lower urinary tract symptoms, antenatal screening, etonogestrel implants and pericarditis.



Management in general practice

Janice Charles, Lisa Valenti, Helena Britt

Lower urinary tract symptoms

Current management in older men

Mohan Arianayagam, Ranjan Arianayagam, Prem Rashid

Localised prostate cancer

Current treatment options

Gillian Duchesne

Urinary stone disease

Assessment and management

Finlay Macneil, Simon Bariol

Incidentally detected small renal masses

Investigation and management

Kantha Rao, Peter L Royce

Up front


Kath O’Connor

Letters to the editor


Antenatal screening

The first and second trimester

Leonard Bonacquisto

Dilated pupils, dry mouth and dizziness

A case study

Sadiq Jamali


Clinical features and management

Atifur Rahman, David Liu

Etonogestrel implants

Case studies of median nerve injury following removal

Rowan Gillies, Peter Scougall, Sean Nicklin

Skin nodules with a linear distribution

A case study

Ricardo Ruiz-Villaverde, Manuel Galán-Gutierrez

Asymptomatic bacteriuria

Prevalence in the elderly population

Yohanes Ariathianto


Growing research

Involving students in Cochrane reviews

Mieke van Driel

Fixed dose combination diabetes medicines

Usage in the Australian veteran population

Svetla Gadzhanova, Malcolm Gillies, Elizabeth Roughead, Yeqin Zuo

Female international students and sexual health

A qualitative study into knowledge, beliefs and attitudes

Adrienne Burchard, Caroline Laurence, Nigel Stocks


Motor accident insurance authority forms

A guide for GPs

David Bolzonello, Carolyn O’Shea

Preventing vascular disease

Effective strategies for implementing guidelines in general practice

Bettina Christl, Jane Lloyd, Yordanka Krastev, John Litt, Mark F Harris

Small group learning

A general practice program

Klaus Stelter, Silvana Marangoni


Capacity census

A pilot study of general practices in Western Australia

Tom Brett, Diane Arnold-Reed, Cam Phan, Frank Jones

Back pages

Book reviews

Clinical challenge

Nyoli Valentine, Carolyn O’Shea


AFP Podcasts

Interviews October 2011

Urinary stone disease: assessment and management

Mr Simon Bariol talks about the role of the GP in assessing and managing urinary stone disease

Duration: 15 minutes 42 seconds
File size: 4MB

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