Australian Family Physician
Australian Family Physician


The right upper quadrant

July Vol 42 (7) 433–512
AFP > 2013 > July


Gallbladder disease

Lisa Valenti, Clare Bayram, Graeme C Miller

Fatty liver disease

David Iser, Marno Ryan

Chronic hepatitis B

Jennifer MacLachlan, Benjamin Cowie

Hepatitis C

Alexander Thompson, Jacinta Holmes, Sally Bell

Biliary pain

Michael Crawford

Up front

Challenges and rewards

Glenn Duns

Letters to the editor


HPV testing in the National Cervical Screening Program

Stella Heley

FibroScan and transient elastography

William Kemp, Stuart Roberts

Kawasaki disease

Daniel Golshevsky, Michael Cheung, David Burgner

Pre-meal water consumption for weight loss

Handbook of Non Drug Intervention (HANDI) Project Team

Illicit drug overdose

Wenlong Li, Naren Gunja

Patchy hair loss on the pubis

Sergio Vano-Galvan, Blanca Diaz-Ley, Emiliano Grillo, Pedro Jaén Olasolo

Oral hyperpigmented lesions

Siew Kim Kwa, Esha Das Gupta


Addressing high rates of smoking in remote Aboriginal communities

Jan Robertson, Katherine Conigrave, Alan Clough, Rowena Ivers, Elizabeth Hindmarsh

The prevalence of overweight and obesity in Indigenous kindergarten children

Megan Hickie, Karen Ciszek, Kirsty Douglas

Reframing chaos

Louise Stone

To own or not to own

Katrina Anderson, Martin Liedvogel, Emily Haesler, Elizabeth Sturgiss


A is for aphorism

Georga Cooke, Benjamin Mitchell

Back pages

Book reviews

Clinical challenge

Melissa Tan


Hepatitis B infection

Dr Benjamin Cowie discusses the epidemiology, natural history and management of hepatitis B infection, including screening tests, public health issues and current treatment options.

Hepatitis C infection

Dr Sally Bell discusses the problem of hepatitis C infection in Australia, including epidemiology, natural history, co-morbidities and current treatment options

Patients with medically unexplained symptoms

Dr Louise Stone discusses her research article in the July issue of AFP on GP management of patients with medically unexplained symptoms.


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