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The elderly

December 2012 Vol 41 (12) 913-1008

This month's articles include falls prevention, prescribing and deprescribing, chronic kidney disease, dementia, ethics in clinical practice and elevated serum ferritin.

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The respiratory tract

November 2012 Vol 41 (11) 833-912

This month's articles include respiratory problems, towards an endgame for tobacco, recreational activity risk, bronchiectasis, chronic hepatitis B, newly diagnosed early breast cancer and MRI of the knee.

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Reproductive health

October 2012 Vol 41 (10) 737-832

This month's articles include polycystic ovary syndrome, andrology, assisted reproductive technology, contraception, travellers’ diarrhoea, CVD prevention therapy and stool culture.

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Psychological strategies

September 2012 Vol 41 (9) 641-736

This month's articles include cognitive behaviour therapy, motivational interviewing techniques, acceptance and commitment therapy, problem solving therapy, undernutrition in the elderly, glycaemic control in type 2 diabetes and problem gambling.

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August 2012 Vol 41 (8) 545-640

The theme for the August issue of AFP is thyroid. This month's articles include thyrotoxicosis, perinatal thyroid disease, hypothyroidism, goitre, palliative care, medical education and the recovery paradigm.

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Skin cancer

July 2012 Vol 41 (7) 449-544

This month's articles include melanoma management, skin checks, nonmelanoma treatment, dermatoscopy in routine practice, tuberculosis testing, chlamydia trachomatis and bilateral blurry vision.

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Emergency Care

June 2012 Vol 41 (6) 353-448

This month's articles include survival radiology, cardiac life support, anaphylaxis, thermal burns, oral glucose tolerance testing, acute infective endophthalmitis and chlamydia testing.

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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

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April 2012 Vol 41 (4) 161-256

This month's articles include meniscal tear, cervical spine, shoulder injuries, maxillofacial trauma, Hepatitis B serology, feeding in the first year of life and dementia and driving.

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March 2012 Vol 41 (3) 81-160

This month's articles include pharmacological prevention of osteoporosis, paget disease of bone, vitamin D and older adults, osteoporosis detection and management, cardiac stress testing, contact tracing for STIs and intellectual disability.

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Teaching in general practice

January/February 2012 Vol 41 (1) 1-80

This month's articles include clinical reasoning, teaching medical students, patient safety and trainees in the practice, practical issues, access to primary care, acute rheumatic fever, and HbA1c and glycaemia.