Australian Family Physician
Australian Family Physician



March Vol 43 (3) 81–160
AFP > 2014 > March



Christopher Harrison, Graeme C Miller, Joan Henderson, Allan J Pollack

Updated guidelines for the management of sports-related concussion in general practice

Michael Makdissi, Gavin Davis, Paul McCrory

Epilepsy in adults

Meng Tan

Management of chronic headache

Roy G Beran

Epilepsy in pregnancy

Rehena Ahmed, Kenneth Apen, Coralie Endean

Up front


Glenn Duns

Letters to the editor


Approach to low back pain

Mark Hancock

What is the optimal level of vitamin D?

Robyn Lucas, Rachel Neale

Diagnosis and management of zoonoses

David Durrheim, Praveena Gunaratnam, Peter D Massey, Keith Eastwood, Stephen Graves, Diana Coote, Louise Fisher

Necrobiosis lipoidica

Emiliano Grillo, Pedro Jaén Olasolo, Daniel Rodriguez-Muñoz, Andrés González-Garcia


Quality of care measures in multimorbidity

Sarah Dennis, Mark F Harris, Megan Pillay

An audit of chronic hepatitis B contact tracing in metropolitan Western Australia

Lester Mascarenhas, Donna B Mak

Wound care costs in general practice

Geoffrey Spurling, Elizabeth Whitlock, Jenny Morcom, Tina Janamian, Seamus Ryan

Primary care monitoring of depressive symptoms in young people

Lena Sanci, Jane Gunn, Sarah Hetrick, Magenta Simmons


Shared medical appointments

Garry Egger, John A Stevens, Andrew Binns, Hamish Meldrum, Mary-Anne Cole, Dan Ewald, Lynne Davies, Ed Noffsinger

The art of communication

Emma Warnecke

Back pages

Clinical challenge


Chronic headache

Professor Roy Beran discusses the diagnosis and management of chronic headaches, including issues regarding definition of headaches, recognition of secondary headaches and the use of the ‘continuum of headache’ model.

Epilepsy in adults

Dr Meng Tan introduces current issues in the diagnosis and management of adult epilepsy, including classification of epileptic seizures and the role of general practitioners in management of this condition.


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