October 2015

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October 2015 Vol 44 (10) 689-768

This month's articles include Upper GI tract biopsy reports, Clostridium difficile infection and Chronic pancreatitis.


Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) in Australian general practice patients

Graeme C Miller, Carmen Wong, Allan J Pollack

A GP primer for understanding upper gastrointestinal tract biopsy reports

Marjorie M Walker, Angela K Harris, Georgia C Edwards, Nicholas J Talley

From the hospital to the home – the rise and rise of Clostridium difficile infection

Lauren Tracey, Andrew Kirke, Paul Armstrong, Thomas V Riley

Chronic pancreatitis: Negotiating the complexities of diagnosis and management

Richard Turner

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Editorial: Inside the belly

Stephen A Margolis

Letters to the editor


Eosinophilic oesophagitis – A guide for primary care

Julian Peter Yaxley, Bhaskar Chakravarty

Wound closure involving fragile skin

Steven Tomas

Ear wax management

Skye Poulton, Stephanie Yau, Daniel Anderson, Daniel Bennett

A fast-growing tumour

Zamire Damen-van Beek, Wim Opstelten

Premature ejaculation: A clinical review for the general physician

Eric Chung, Brent Gilbert, Marlon Perera, Matthew J Roberts

Enlarging knuckle bumps

Lidia Maroñas-Jiménez, Ramon Pigem, Diana Menis, Aurora Guerra-Tapia


Doctors on the move: National estimates of geographical mobility among general practitioners in Australia

Soumya Mazumdar, Ian McRae

A brief experience for medical students in a remote Aboriginal community

Jill Benson, Courtney Ryder, Madeleine Gill, Anna Balabanski

General practitioners learning qualitative research: A case study of postgraduate education

Julie Hepworth, Margaret Kay


General practice ethics: Overdiagnosis, harm and paternalism

Wendy Rogers, Yishai Mintzker

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