Australian Family Physician
Australian Family Physician


Substance Use

December Vol 45 (12) 853-932


Chronic alcohol abuse

Christopher Harrison, Helena Britt, Graeme C Miller, Janice Charles

Prescription drug abuse – A timely update

Benny Monheit, Danusia Pietrzak, Sandra Hocking

The inherited chronic pain patient

Paul Grinzi

Cannabis use and its associated disorders: Clinical care

Jan Copeland

Up front

Editorial: Substance abuse

Rachel McDonald


Resuscitation update for general practitioners

Hugh Grantham ASM, Rowena Christiansen

Clinical practice guidelines and principles of care for people with dementia in Australia

Suzanne M Dyer, Kate Laver, Constance D Pond, Robert G Cumming, Craig Whitehead, Maria Crotty

Management of bipolar disorder over the perinatal period

Philip Boyce, Anne Buist

Resistance exercise–induced rhabdomyolysis: Need for immediate intervention and proper counselling

Maysaa A Khalil, Basem R Saab

Tonsillotomy: An alternative surgical option to total tonsillectomy in children with obstructive sleep apnoea

Sabin Smith


General practitioners’ knowledge and management of dry mouth – A qualitative study

Meredith J Temple-Smith, Marie Pirotta, Natalie J Appleby, Margaret A Stacey, Denise L Bailey, Elizabeth M Deveny

A nurse-led model of chronic disease management in general practice: Patients’ perspectives

Jacqueline Young, Diann Eley, Elizabeth Patterson, Catherine Turner

Prevalence and management of diabetes in residential aged care facilities in north-east Victoria, Australia

Helen M Haines, Holly Bannon-Murphy, Tim Amos, Robert Krones


Adding random case analysis to direct observation (ARCADO) – Updating the external clinical teaching visit to improve general practice registrar assessments

Bernadette Ward, Gerard Ingham, Jennifer Fry


The case for establishing an Australasian integrative medicine practice-based research network

Jennifer Hunter, Jon Wardle, Vicki Kotsirilos AM, Eugen Molodysky, Tim Ewer

Bettering the Evaluation and Care of Health (BEACH): A unique role in the evolution of Australian general practice

Justin Beilby

Back pages

Clinical Challenge

Book review

AFP Reviewers 2016


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