After the event

November 2014

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After the event

November 2014 Vol 43 (11) 737-816

This month's articles include Post-traumatic stress disorder, Traumatic brain injury, Refugees and asylum seekers, and Family violence.


Post-traumatic stress disorder in veterans

Janice Charles, Christopher Harrison, Helena Britt

PTSD – an update for general practitioners

John Cooper, Olivia Metcalf, Andrea Phelps

Traumatic brain injury – support for injured people and their carers

Jagnoor Jagnoor , Ian D Cameron

Beyond resettlement: long-term care for people who have had refugee-like experiences

Christine Phillips

Family violence across the life cycle

Kirsty Forsdike-Young, Laura Tarzia, Elizabeth Hindmarsh, Kelsey Hegarty

Up front

Editorial: Picking up the pieces

Sarah Metcalfe

Letters to the editor


Decreased fetal movements: a practical approach in a primary care setting

Zanna Franks , Rachael Nightingale

Missed diagnosis of Sturge-Weber syndrome: sequelae in adulthood

Lisa Marks, Hema Shankar

Cutaneous manifestation of visceral malignancy: a case study

Ranjan Gupta

Whitish nodules on the fingers

Eliana Bonifácio , Ana Manuela Rocha , Joana Silva , Paulo Morais

Approach to low back pain – exercise physiology

John Booth


Diabetes clinic attendance improves diabetes management in an urban Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population

Frederick Chung, Ana Herceg, Marianne Bookallil

A user assessment of the potential for shared medical appointments in Australia

John A Stevens, Mary-Anne Cole, Andrew Binns, John Dixon, Garry Egger

GP supervisors – an investigation into their motivations and teaching activities

Gerard Ingham, Peter O’Meara, Jennifer Fry, Natalie Crothers


How to write a medico-legal report

Sara Bird

Back pages

Book Reviews

Clinical Challenge