Australian Family Physician
Australian Family Physician


The respiratory tract

November Vol 41 (11) 833-912


Management of COPD in general practice

Christopher Harrison, Graeme C Miller, Joan Henderson


Graeme Maguire

‘Is it okay for me to … ?’ Assessment of recreational activity risk in patients with chronic lung conditions

Melvin LW Lim, Danny J Brazzale, Christine F McDonald

Respiratory problems

Ryan F Hoy

Towards an endgame for tobacco

Matthew J Peters

Up front

Balancing on the tightrope

Carolyn O’Shea


MRI of the knee

Sarah Skinner

Newly diagnosed early breast cancer

Meagan Brennan, Nehmat Houssami

Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding

Tajalli Saghaie, Sarah Turner, Simon Kang, Lucy Morgan

Overactive bladder syndrome

Prem Rashid, Janine Arnold, Nicholas McLeod, Ruban Thani-Gasalam

Multiple finger nodules and an erythematous rash

Jacinto Orgaz-Molina, Maria Carmen Orgaz-Molina, Maria Salazar-Nievas, Salvador Arias-Santiago

Making sense of MRI of the lumbar spine

Xian Zhang Eric Yong, Tom Sutherland

Rash in the returned traveller

Jonathan Ramachenderan, James Muir


Managing chronic hepatitis B

Jacqueline Richmond, Jack Wallace, Behzad Hajarizadeh, Stephen McNally, Marian Pitts

Patients with colorectal cancer

Lisa Crossland, Shane Pascoe, Craig Veitch, Allan Spigelman, David Weller, Mark F Harris, Justin Beilby

Women survivors of child abuse

Stuart J Lee, Jayashri Kulkarni, Jan Coles, Adeline Lee


Wudinna Health Centre

Scott Lewis

A is for aphorism

Sanne Kreijkamp-Kaspers, Paul Glasziou


Addressing antibiotic resistance

Mieke van Driel, Elaine Beller, Tammy Hoffmann, Paul Glasziou, Chris Del Mar, John Lowe

Back pages

Clinical challenge

Sophia Samuel


A ‘tobacco endgame'.

Professor Matthew Peters discusses a range of options that have been raised for a ‘tobacco endgame.’

Occupation and environmental respiratory presentations

Dr Ryan Hoy discusses the range of causes and presentations of respiratory presentations related to occupation and environmental exposures.

Bronchiectasis diagnosis and management

Dr Graeme Maguire discusses bronchiectasis including issues around diagnosis and management

Recreation and travel for patients with chronic lung disease

Christine McDonald discusses the answer to the question ‘Is it okay for me to…?’ when patients with chronic lung disease ask about travel and recreational activities

Women survivors of child abuse

Adeline Lee discusses research into women survivors of child abuse thoughts on being asked about their experiences by GPs.


Australian Family Physician RACGP

Printed from Australian Family Physician - https://www.racgp.org.au/afp/2012/november
© The Australian College of General Practitioners www.racgp.org.au