Australian Family Physician
Australian Family Physician



April Vol 42 (4) 161-256
AFP > 2013 > April


Work related encounters in general practice

Ying Pan, Helena Britt, Carmen Zhang


Kristy Sanderson, Fiona Cocker

Tendon injuries

Justin Paoloni

Returning to work after an injury

Peter Fenner

Workplace bullying

Philip J Schluter, Marie-Louise Dick, Deborah A Askew

Up front

We can work it out

Sarah Metcalfe

Letters to the editor


Chronic fatigue syndrome

Megan Arroll, Bruce Arroll

Quantitative serum immunoglobulin tests

Sandra Vale, Andrew McLean-Tooke, Richard KS Loh

Bibliotherapy for depression

Tegan Usher, Handbook of Non Drug Intervention (HANDI) Project Team

Digital eye drop instillation

Matthew Krilis, Minas Coroneo

Extrapulmonary tuberculosis

Andrew McLaughlin, Revathy Arulventhan

Complex type 2 diabetes mellitus

Adam Roberts, Mark Kennedy

Subungual nodule of the great toe

Paulo Morais


Gretchen Dickson


Training in critical thinking and research

Mieke van Driel, Parker J Magin, Marie Pirotta, Emily Farrell

Chronic hepatitis B

Annie Preston-Thomas, Patricia Fagan, Yoko Nakata, Elayne Anderson

Home blood pressure monitoring

Colman Siu-Cheung Fung, William Chi-Wai Wong, Carlos King-Ho Wong, Albert Lee, Cindy Lo-Kuen Lam

Managing same day appointments

Meredith Temple-Smith, Malcolm Clark, Marie Pirotta, Elizabeth M Deveny, Belinda Garth, Cathy Hutton, Ruby Biezen


The duty of GPs to follow up patients

Sara Bird

The pre-employment medical

Sivalingam Nalliah, Chandramani Thuraisingham

Back pages

Book reviews

Clinical challenge

Melissa Tan


Tendon injuries

Associate Professor Justin Paoloni discusses tendon injuries and provides some very practical tips for assessing and managing these problems in general practice.


Dr Kristy Sanderson discusses the concept of Presenteeism, its potential health implications and the role of the GP in its detection and management.

Returning to work after injury

Dr Peter Fenner discusses an approach to returning to work after injury and some strategies to optimise recovery for our patients.

Workplace bullying

Dr Deborah Askew provides some insights from her research into workplace bullying and looks at how this applies to the general practice as a workplace


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