Vulnerable populations


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Vulnerable populations

2016 Vol 45 (10) 693-772

This month's articles include: An analysis of general practice encounters by socioeconomic disadvantage, Meeting the primary care needs of young people in residential care, Teenage mothers


An analysis of general practice encounters by socioeconomic disadvantage

Julie Gordon, Lisa Valenti, Clare Bayram, Graeme C Miller

Meeting the primary care needs 
of young people in residential care

Kristen Moeller-Saxone, Louise McCutcheon, Stephen Halperin, Helen Herrman, Andrew M Chanen

Teenage mothers

Jennifer L Marino, Lucy N Lewis, Deborah Bateson, Martha Hickey, S Rachel Skinner

Up front

Editorial: GPs and vulnerable populations

Sophie Samuel

Letters to the editor


A practical overview of the treatment 
of chronic hepatitis C virus infection

Anthony Khoo, Edmund Tse

Uterine fibroids: Investigation 
and current management trends

Helen Kaganov, Alex Ades


Seasonal influenza vaccination 
in Aboriginal children in Western 
Australia in 2015

Annette K Regan, Donna B Mak, Tyra Thomas, Paul V Effler

‘If they’re your doctor, they should care about you’: Women on release from prison and general practitioners

Penelope Abbott, Joyce Davison, Parker J Magin, Wendy Hu

Australian women’s experiences of the subdermal contraceptive implant: A qualitative perspective

Kumiyo Inoue, Marguerite Kelly, Alexandra Barratt, Deborah Bateson, Kirsten I Black, Mary Stewart, Juliet Richters

Patients’ perspectives about why they have their contraceptive Implanon NXT device removed early

Meike Flore, Xiaoshuang Chen, Andrew Bonney, Judy Mullan, Bridget Dijkmans-Hadley, Adam Hodgkins, Gina Evans, Haley Frew, Gail Lloyd

General practitioner perspectives on referrals to paediatric public specialty clinics

Gary L Freed, Erin Turbitt, Marina Kunin, Sarah Gafforini, Lena Sanci, Neil A Spike

Urban general practice and medical education: Academic outcomes from a unique urban, longitudinal integrated community-based program

Sarah Mahoney, Paul Worley, Helen Parry, Sally Clarke


The evolving role of cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in the assessment of cardiovascular disease

Michael B Stokes, Nitesh Nerlekar, Stuart Moir, Karen S Teo

Alcohol screening and brief interventions in primary care – Evidence and a pragmatic practice-based approach

Chun Wah Michael Tam, Andrew Knight, Siaw-Teng Liaw


The medical home: A need for collaborative practice

Jill E Thistlethwaite

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