June 2017

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June 2017 Vol 46 (6) 353-448

The June issue highlights issues relating to menopause and how to manage these.


Premature ovarian insufficiency in general practice: Meeting the needs of women

Hanh H Nguyen, Frances Milat, Amanda Vincent

Obesity and weight management at menopause

Joseph Proietto

Perimenopausal contraception: A practice-based approach

Deborah Bateson, Kathleen McNamee

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Editorial: Measuring and managing complexity

Sophia Samuel


Travelling safely to places at high altitude – Understanding and preventing altitude illness

Ivan Parise

Incidental adrenal masses – A primary care approach

Rasha Gendy, Prem Rashid

Bilateral vision loss in a child recently diagnosed with type 1 diabetes mellitus

Roderick Francis Justin O’Day, John Ross Rocke, Janaka Tennakoon, Shivanand Sheth, Christolyn Raj

Painful pustular dactylitis in an elderly patient

José Tiago Teixeira, Carina Afonso, Maria Bernardete Machado, Paulo Morais


Keeping an eye on syphilis

Daini Ong, Gaurav Bhardwaj, Jason J Ong, Marcus Y Chen, Lyndell L Lim

Up, up and away: The growth of after-hours MBS claims

Barbara de Graaff, Mark Nelson, Amanda Neil

Assessment and management of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Australian general practice

Helen K Reddel, Lisa Valenti, Kylie L Easton, Julie Gordon, Clare Bayram, Graeme C Miller

Who do Australian general practitioners refer to physiotherapy?

Sarah Dennis, Ian Watts, Ying Pan, Helena Britt

Procedural skills of Australian general practice registrars: A cross-sectional analysis

Fariba Aghajafari, Amanda Tapley, Steve Sylvester, Andrew R Davey, Simon Morgan, Kim M Henderson, Mieke van Driel, Neil A Spike, Rohan H Kerr, Nigel F Catzikiris, Katie J Mulquiney, Parker J Magin


Guidelines and systematic reviews: Sizing up guidelines in general practice

Mieke van Driel, Geoffrey Spurling

Can research that is not intended or unlikely to be published be considered ethical?

Christopher Barton, Chun Wah Michael Tam, Penelope Abbott, Sally Hall, Siaw-Teng Liaw

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