Evolution of general practice

September 2016

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Evolution of general practice

September 2016 Vol 45 (9) 613-692

This month's articles include: The changing face of Australian general practice across the decades, From medical gaze to statistical person: Historical reflections on evidence-based and personalised medicine, A historical account of the doctor’s bag

Focus

The changing face of Australian general practice across the decades

Helena Britt, Graeme C Miller, Lisa Valenti, Joan Henderson, Clare Bayram, Julie Gordon

From medical gaze to statistical person: Historical reflections on evidence-based and personalised medicine

Hallam Stevens

A historical account of the doctor’s bag

David Dammery

Up front

Editorial: Australian Family Physician celebrates sixty years of publication

Stephen A Margolis

Letters to the editor

Clinical

Facial hair growth in a patient with psoriasis

Rita S Matos, Tiago Torres

Ear discomfort in a competitive surfer

Vini Simas, James Furness, Wayne Hing, Rodney Pope, Joe Walsh, Mike Climstein

Purpuric rash in a young adult

Thomas J Stewart

Traumatic nasal injuries in general practice

Joo H Koh, Osama Bhatti, Abbas Mahmood, Nicholas Agar

A pale macule and a waxy pink lesion in a child with neurofibromatosis type 1

Christie Beveridge

Falling up stairs

George Marshall

Research

Medication-related queries received for ‘after hours GP helpline’ – Comparison of callers’ intentions with GPs’ advice

Amina Tariq, Ling Li, Mary Byrne, Maureen Robinson, Johanna Westbrook, Melissa T Baysari

Road safety risks in young people attending general practice: A cross-sectional study of road risks and associated health risks

Jennifer Martin, Sylvia D Kauer, Lena Sanci

Can we measure integration of healthcare from administrative and clinical records?

Ian McRae, Paresh Dawda, Michelle Banfield, Anne Parkinson

Identification of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander status by general practice registrars: Confidence and associations

Simon Morgan, Allison Thomson, Peter O’Mara, Amanda Tapley, Kim M Henderson, Mieke van Driel, John Scott, Neil A Spike, Lawrie McArthur, Parker Magin

Professional

The contribution of a knowledge exchange organisation in primary healthcare

Ellen McIntyre, Katrina Erny-Albrecht, Christina Hagger, Petra Bywood, Lynsey Brown, Jodie Oliver-Baxter

Is Australia ready to implement delayed prescribing in primary care? A review of the evidence

Lucy Sargent, Amanda McCullough, Chris Del Mar, John Lowe

Viewpoint

The role of Australian Family Physician in supporting general practice research – A personal perspective

Tania Winzenberg

The asthma enigma – how are we doing 25 years on?

Lyn Clearihan

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Clinical challenge

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