Australian Family Physician
Australian Family Physician


The elderly

December Vol 41 (12) 913-1008


Chronic problems

Christopher Harrison, Janice Charles, Joan Henderson

Thinking through the medication list

Sarah N Hilmer, Danijela Gnjidic, David G Le Couteur

Falls prevention in older adults

Nicholas Waldron, Anne-Marie Hill, Anna Barker


Dimity Pond

Chronic kidney disease in the elderly

Richard KS Phoon

Up front

Reflections on wisdom and self

Sophia Samuel

AFP reviewers 2012

Letters to the editor


Elevated serum ferritin

Katie Goot, Simon Hazeldine, Darrell Crawford, Peter Bentley, John Olynyk

Resistant itchy lesions in a young man

Sergio Vano-Galvan, Angela Miguel-Morrondo, Natalia Jiménez Gómez, Emiliano Grillo

Transthoracic echocardiography findings

Jennifer Coller, Duncan Campbell, Henry Krum, David Prior

Evidence based exercise

Tim Shiraev, Gabriella Barclay

Detecting familial hypercholesterolaemia in general practice

Jon Emery, Gerald F Watts, Andrew Kirke


Comprehensive health assessments for adults with intellectual disability living in the community

Louisa G Gordon, Libby Holden, Robert S Ware, Miriam T Taylor, Nicholas G Lennox

Uptake of Medicare chronic disease management incentives

Libby Holden, Ian Douglas Williams, Paul A Scuffham, Lily Cheung, Xanth A Golenko, Robyn Weare, Elizabeth Patterson, Jane Smith, Robyn Chambers

Chronic suppurative otitis media and cholesteatoma in Australia’s refugee population

Lillian Mwanri, Jill Benson

The informal curriculum

Mieke van Driel, Malcolm Parker, Nancy J Sturman


Simulation based education

Nicholas Cooling, Sankar Sinha

Pay-for-performance programs

Michael Wright

A is for aphorism

Georga Cooke, Elaine Beller, Tammy Hoffmann, Chris Del Mar

Back pages

Book reviews

Clinical challenge

Sophia Samuel


Falls management in the elderly

Dr Nicholas Waldron discussed falls management in the elderly.

Dementia management

Professor Dimity Pond discusses dementia management in general practice.

The rational use of medications in the elderly

Associate Professor Sarah Hilmer on the rational use of medications in the elderly.


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