Australian Family Physician
Australian Family Physician


Diagnostic challenges

October Vol 42 (10) 673–752


Globus hystericus

Christopher Harrison, Helena Britt, Janice Charles, Allan J Pollack

Multiple myeloma: from diagnosis to treatment

Renee Eslick, Dipti Talaulikar

Systemic lupus erythmatosus

Diane Apostolopoulos, Alberta Yik-Bun Hoi

Up front


Carolyn O’Shea

Letters to the editor


Dual antiplatelet therapy

Rohan Jayasinghe, Ryan Markham, Geoffrey Adsett

SGLT2 inhibition with dapagliflozin

Gary Kilov, Stephen Leow, Merlin Thomas

Managing opioid dependence in pregnancy

Dan I Lubman, Matthew Frei, Shalini Arunogiri, Lea Foo

Antinuclear antibody test

Michael O’Sullivan, Andrew McLean-Tooke, Richard KS Loh

Skin rash on the upper limbs

Paulo Morais, Patricia Machado, Diogo Pereira

Taping for knee osteoarthritis

Handbook of Non Drug Intervention (HANDI) Project Team


Practice nurses and sexual health care

Penelope Abbott, Jennifer Reath, Ann Dadich, Hassan Hosseinzadeh, Wendy Hu, Melissa Kang, Carolyn Murray, Chris Bourne

Surviving an epidemic

Michael R Kidd, Christy E Newman, Robert Reynolds, Rebecca Gray, Peter Canavan, John De Wit, Marilyn McMurchie, Ronald McCoy

Asthma control in general practice

Christopher Harrison, Graeme C Miller, Joan Henderson, Kerry L Hancock, Carol Armour


A is for aphorism

Georga Cooke, Rae Thomas

Duty of care or a matter of conduct

Jessica Dean, Patrick Mahar, Erwin Loh, Karinne Ludlow



Emma Guymer, Geoffrey Littlejohn

Back pages

Clinical challenge

Melissa Tan


Systemic lupus erythematosus

Dr Alberta Hoi considers systemic lupus erythematosus including the variety of presentations, diagnosis and management options

Multiple myeloma

Dr Dipti Talaulikar discusses multiple myeloma including when to consider the diagnosis, and management options


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