Common problems in school-aged children

Latest Issue: December 2017

Kahawita, Shyalle MBBS, Ophthalmology Resident Ophthalmology Department, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Adelaide, SA

Kaltner, Melissa BPsych(Hons), PhD, is Allied Health Research Coordinator (Research Fellow), Darling Downs Health Service District (Queensland Health), Queensland

Kang, Melissa MBBS, MCH, is Senior Lecturer, General Practice, Westmead Clinical School, University of Sydney, New South Wales.

Kang, Simon MBBS, BApplSc(Physio), is a medical registrar, Concord/Nepean Network, New South Wales

Kansal, Naveen Kumar MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Government Medical College, Haldwani, Nainital, Uttarakhand, India.

Kao, Jsun-Liang MD, is attending physician, Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Saint Mary’s Hospital, Yilan, Taiwan, Republic of China

Karan, Lesh BPharm, MMedSc, is Medical Writer, Quality Use of Medicines and Pharmacy Research Centre, Sansom Institute, School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences, University of South Australia.

Katterl, Rachel BHlthSc(Hons), is Research Associate, Primary Health Care Research and information Service, Discipline of General Practice, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia

Kauer, Sylvia D BBehSc(Hons), is a PhD scholar, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria

Kawol, Dev MBBS, FRACGP DRCOG DFSRH MSc Diab, General Practioner, Brookwater General Practice, Brookwater, QLD

Kee, Kirk MBBS, is an advanced trainee in respiratory and sleep medicine, Department of Allergy, Immunology and Respiratory Medicine, Alfred Hospital and Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria

Kee, Tan Kah MD, MRCP, FPID, is Head, Department of Paediatrics and an infectious disease control specialist, Hospital Tuanku Jaafar, Seremban, Malaysia.

Keech, Wendy BA, Grad Dip Education, MPH, Cardiovascular Health Director, Heart Foundation, Adelaide, SA

Keefe, Jill OAM, PhD, is Head, Centre of Eye Research Australia, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria

Kefford, Richard F MBBS, PhD, FRACP, is Professor of Medicine, University of Sydney, Co-Director of Research, Melanoma Institute Australia, Chair, Division of Medicine, Westmead Hospital and Director of Westmead Institute for Cancer Research at Westmead Millennium Institute, New South Wales.

Keks, Nicholas MBBS, MPM, PhD, FRANZCP, Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry, Monash University and Epworth Healthcare, Melbourne, VIC

Kelaher, Margaret BSc, PhD, Deputy Director, Centre for Health Policy, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, VIC

Kellerman, Rick MD, is Professor and Chair, Department of Family and Community Medicine, the University of Kansas School of Medicine, Wichita (Kansas), and Past President, American Academy of Family Physicians, United States of America

Kelly, Jill RN, RM, DipAppSci, GradDipHumRelEd, GradDipBusMgt, is Primary Health Integration Manager, Melbourne East General Practice Network, Melbourne, Victoria.

Kelly, Paul MBBS, DTM&H, PhD, FAFPHM, is Director, Masters of Applied Epidemiology Program, National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory

Kemp, Andrew S MBBS, PhD, FRACP, is Professor of Paediatric Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Department of Allergy and Immunology, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, New South Wales

Kemp, William MBBS, PhD, FRACP, is a consultant gastroenterologist and hepatologist, Department of Gastroenterology, The Alfred, Melbourne and Monash University Central Clinical School, Melbourne, Victoria

Kennedy, Andrew D MBBS, FRACP, is a paediatrician and adolescent physician, Department of Paediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, Perth, Western Australia

Kennedy, Catherine BSc, MSc(Stat), is a data analyst, Maari Ma Health Aboriginal Corporation, Broken Hill, New South Wales

Kennedy, Craig RN, BComm(InfoSys), MPH, PhD, is Director, Queensland Health Statewide Telehealth Services, Brisbane, Queensland

Kennedy, Mark MBBS, BMedSc(Hons), GradDipFamMed, is general practitioner and Director, Corio Medical Clinic and Corio Diabetic Clinic, Geelong, Victoria

Kenrick , Kristin BMedSci, MB ChB, Dip Obs, FRNZCGP, senior lecturer and PhD candidate, Department of General Practice and Rural Health, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, NZ.

Kerridge, Ian BMed, MPhil, Director and Associate Professor of Bioethics, Centre for Values, Ethics and the Law in Medicine, University of Sydney, NSW

Kew, Siang-Tong FRCP, is Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, International Medical University, Seremban, Malaysia.

Khafagi, Frederick A MBBS, FRACP, is Clinical Director, Department of Nuclear Medicine, and staff specialist, Department of Endocinology, The Prince Charles Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland.

Khajotia, Rumi R MBBS, MD, DM, FAMA, FAMS, is Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, International Medical University Clinical School, and consultant pulmonologist, Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital Tuanku Ja’afar, Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia.

Khaw, Carole MBBS, DPPF(UK), IBCLC, FRACGP, is Lecturer in Clinical Skills, Medicine Learning and Teaching Unit, The University of Adelaide, South Australia.

Khong, Eric MBBS(WA), GradDipPrimHlthCare, GradCertHlthEcons, FRACGP, is Senior Lecturer, School of Medical Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Clinical Senior Lecturer, University of Western Australia and a general practitioner, Duncraig, Western Australia.

Khoo, Ee Ming MBBS, MD, MRCGP, FAMM, FAFPM, is Professor, Department of Primary Care Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Khor, Angela S BA, is a PhD scholar, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria

Kickbusch, Ilona MA, PhD, is Director, Global Health Programme, The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva, and Kickbusch Health Consultant, Brienz, Switzerland

Kidd, Michael R AM MBBS, MD, FRACGP, is Professor and Executive Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia

Kiernan, Matthew C MBBS, PhD, DSc, FRACP, is Professor of Medicine, Multidisciplinary Motor Neurone Disease Clinical Service, Prince of Wales Clinical School, University of New South Wales and Neuroscience Research Australia, Sydney, New South Wales

Kilbreath, Sharon BSc (Physiotherapy), MAppSc (Physiotherapy), PhD, Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Lidcombe, NSW

Kildea, Hugh MBBS, FRACGP, Dip(Obst)RCOG, is Clinical Skills Coordinator Year 1&2, Medicine Learning and Teaching Unit, The University of Adelaide, South Australia.

Killick, Roo MBBS, MA, MRCP(UK), FRACP, is a respiratory and sleep physician, Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Woolcock Institute of Medical Research, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales

Kilov, Gary MBBCh, Director, Seaport Practice, Launceston, TAS

Kim, Hyung-Joo MD, PhD, is a board certified dermatologist and cosmetic surgeon, Dae-Chon, Republic of Korea.

Kim, Kwa Siew MBBS, FRACGP, MSc, is Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, International Medical University, Seremban, Malaysia.

Kim, Kyung Soo Kyung Soo Kim MD, PhD, Otorhinolaryngologist, Associate Professor, Otorhinolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, Chung-Ang University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea.

Kim, Peter MBBS, FACCS, FICCS, FKCCS, is a cosmetic surgeon, Cardiff and Chatswood, New South Wales.

King, David MBBS, MPH, FRACGP, is Senior Lecturer, Discipline of General Practice, University of Queensland

King , Michelle A BPharm, PhD (med), Senior Lecturer, School of Pharmacy, Griffith University, QLD

Kingon, Angus MDSc, FRACDS, FDSRCS(Eng), FICD, is an oral surgeon in private practice, Ourimbah and Pymble, New South Wales

Kinner, Stuart A PhD, is Head, Justice Health Research, Burnet Institute, Melbourne, Victoria.

Kinsella, Patrick MB, BCH, BAO, FRACGP, DCH, Senior General Practitioner, Gippsland Lakes Community Health, and Senior Medical Educator, Southern General Practice Training, Lakes Entrance, VIC

Kinsman, Leigh RN, BHSc, PhD, Professor of Healthcare Improvement, Conjoint appointment University of Tasmania and Tasmanian Health Organisation (North), Launceston, TAS

Kippax, Susan BA(Hons), PhD, is Professorial Research Fellow, Social Policy Research Centre, The University of New South Wales

Kirby, Catherine N BSocSci(Hons), PhD, is Research Fellow, Department of General Practice, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria.

Kirk, Judy MBBS, FRACP, Director, Familial Cancer Service, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, and Clinical Associate Professor, Medical School, University of Sydney, NSW

Kirkbright, Shelley J MBBS, FACEM, is Research Fellow in Emergency Medicine, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Western Australia.

Kirke, Andrew MBBS, FRACGP, FACRRM, is Associate Professor, Rural Clinical School of Western Australia, University of Western Australia, Bunbury, Western Australia.

Kitchen, Paul MA, MBBS, FRACS, is Senior Lecturer, Department of Surgery, St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria.

Kitipornchai, Leon MBBS, is an ENT registrar, Department of ENT Head and Neck Surgery, Ipswich Hospital and Associate Lecturer, School of Medicine, University of Queensland.

Kitzing, Yu Xuan MBBS FRANZCR, Radiologist, Macquarie Medical Imaging, Macquarie University, NSW

Kleinitz, Anne FRACGP, FACRRM, MBBS, DRANZCOG, MPH+TM, Lecturer, Department of Medicine, Flinders University, Darwin, NT

Kljakovic, Marjan MBChB, FRNZCGP, PhD, was Professor of General Practice, ANU Medical School, Academic Unit of General Practice and Community Health, School of General Practice, Rural and Indigenous Health, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory.

Kloosterboer, Sanne Maartje MD, Faculty of Medicine, Utrecht University, Utrecht, the Netherlands, Faculty of Medicine

Kneebone, Jessica MBBS, FRACGP, MPH, is research assistant, General Practice and Primary Health Care Academic Centre, University of Melbourne, Victoria.

Knight, Andrew MBBS, MMedSci (ClinEpid), FRACGP, is Chair, Expert Reference Panel on Access, The Australian Primary Care Collaborative, The Improvement Foundation, Adelaide, South Australia, a general practitioner, Katoomba, and Conjoint Senior Lecturer, The Fairfield General Practice Unit, NSW

Knight, John BSc, BMgmt, MBus, PhD, is Research Associate, University of South Australia, International Graduate School of Business, Adelaide, South Australia.

Knight-Billington, Patricia BSc, MPhil, Research Fellow, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Wollongong, NSW

Knoesen, Natalie PhD, is Research Coordinator and Honorary Fellow, St Vincent's Mental Health and the Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Victoria

Knox, Andrew BPodM, Assistant Professor, Podiatric Medicine Unit, School of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA

Koblar, Simon A BMBS, PhD, FRACP, is Associate Professor, University of Adelaide, School of Medicine, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Director, Stroke Research Programme, University of Adelaide, Schools of Medicine, Medical Science and Molecular Biomedical Science, and Basil Hetzel Institute for Medical Research, Senior Consultant Neurologist, Stroke Physician, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Neurology Unit, Stroke Unit, and Clinical Adviser, Centre for Stem Cell Research, Robinson Institute, University of Adelaide, South Australia.

Koh, Chee MBBS, Dip Med Sc, FRACGP, G Cert Ed Studies, MSc, Department of General Practice, The University of Sydney, New South Wales

Kokanovic, Renata BA(Hons), PhD, is Monash Fellow, Department of Sociology, School of Political and Social Inquiry, Monash University, Victoria.

Kong , David CM BPharm, MPharm, PhD, Lecturer, Centre for Medicine Use and Safety, Monash University, Parkville, VIC.

Koopmans, Raymond MD, PhD, is Professor of Nursing Home Medicine, Department of Primary and Community Care, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, The Netherlands

Koppe, Hilton MBBS, MFM(Clin), FRACGP, is Senior Medical Educator, North Coast GP Training, and a general practitioner, Lennox Head, New South Wales.

Korin, Anna MBBS, FACEM, is a clinician, The Centre for Bariatric Surgery, Melbourne, Victoria.

Kotsirilos AM, Vicki MBBS, FACNEM is Chair, The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and Australasian Integrative Medicine Association Joint Working Party, and a GP, Melbourne, Victoria.

Krassas, George BPharm(Hons), is Director, Scius Solutions Pty Ltd, Sydney, New South Wales

Krastev, Yordanka MD, MHM, PhD, is Research Fellow, Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales

Krause, Vicki MD, DTM&H, FAFPHM, is Director, Centre for Disease Control and Head, Tuberculosis/ Leprosy Services, Department Community and Families, Darwin, Northern Territory.

Kreijkamp-Kaspers, Sanne MD, PhD, FRACGP, MSc, Senior Lecturer, Discipline of General Practice, School of Medicine, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD.

Krilis, Matthew MBBS, is an ophthalmology registrar, Sydney Eye Hospital, University of Sydney, New South Wales

Krishnan, Danendran BMedSci, MBBS, Obstetrics and Gynaecology Registrar, King Edward Memorial Hospital for Women, Subiaco, WA.

Krum, Henry MBBS, PhD, FRACP, FESC, Monash Centre for Cardiovascular Research and Education in Therapeutics, Melbourne, Victoria

Kubie, Jessica MBBS, MRCP, Consultant in Elderly Care, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, Exeter, Devon, UK

Kulkarni, Jayashri MBBS, MPM, PhD, FRANZCP, is Professor of Psychiatry, Monash University, Victoria.

Kunin, Marina MA, is a PhD candidate in the School of Primary Health Care, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria

Kuo, Ivan MBBS, FRACP, is an endocrinologist, Department of Endocrinology, Nepean Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales.

Kwa, Siew Kim BBS, FRACGP, MSc, is Head and Professor, Department of Family Medicine, International Medical University, Seremban, Negri Sembilan, Malaysia

Kwan, Kellie BA(Hons), GradCertAppEpi, is Senior Research Officer, Communicable Disease Control Directorate, Health Department of Western Australia

Kwedza, Ru BBiomedSc, MHServMgt, is Program Manager, Queensland Department of Health, Cairns, Queensland

Kyrios, Michael BA(Psych, Phil), DipEd(Psych), MPsych(Clin Psych), PhD(Clin Psych), FAPS, is Professor of Psychology and Director of the Brain and Psychological Sciences Research Centre, Faculty of Life and Social Sciences, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Victoria.