Australian Family Physician
Australian Family Physician



Sarah Larkins

Email: sarah.larkins@jcu.edu.au
MBBS, BMedSc, MPH&TM, PhD, FRACGP, FARGP, Associate Professor, General Practice and Rural Medicine, James Cook University, Douglas, QLD

Greater support for generalism in rural and regional Australia

Although it is important to note that generalist medical practitioners also work in urban areas across a variety of disciplines,6 rural and regional medical practice has long been an area where...

Genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection A study of general practice management in northern Queensland

Although general practitioners screen only a small proportion of the eligible population,5 the majority of diagnoses of genital chlamydia infection are still made in general practice. The...

Genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection A study on testing in general practice

There has been much discussion recently about chlamydia testing for asymptomatic women, both with and without a routine Pap test in general practice.4,5,7,8 However, while GPs believe general...

Infant abusive head trauma Incidence, outcomes and awareness

Addressing the AHT injury toll is a core clinical responsibility for primary care providers, who are in the best position within the current Australian health system to provide population-wide pre...

Recommending vaccination General practice intervention with new parents

Parents can be the source of vaccine preventable diseases that their children contract. The vaccination status of parents may not be readily available, and uptake rates are affected by factors such...

Retrospective audit of postnatal attendance for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women attending a community-controlled health service in north Queensland

Promoting and maintaining the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women is integral to ‘close the gap’ between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-Indigenous Australians.1...


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