Common problems in school-aged children

Latest Issue: December 2017

Rachootin, Pam BA, MSPH, BM, BS, is a general practioner, Adelaide, South Australia.

Radford, Jan MBBS, FRACGP, MPM, FARGP, MEd, Associate Professor, Launceston Clinical School, University of Tasmania, Launceston, TAS.

Radford, Susie MBBS, is Primary Health Care Research Education and Development Fellow, Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine, Bond University, Gold Coast, Queensland

Rahman, Atifur FRACP, FCSANZ, Clinical Director of Coronary Care Unit, Gold Coast University Hospital, Associate Professor, Griffith University School of Medicine and Bond University, Gold Coast, QLD.

Raj, Christolyn MBBS, MPH&TM, Ophthalmology Fellow, Department of Ophthalmology, Western General Hospital, Footscray, VIC and Royal Children’s Hospital, Parkville, VIC

Rajadurai, Pathmanathan MBBS, MD, FRCPA, is Professor of Pathology, Malaysia School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Monash University, Sunway, Malaysia.

Rajapaksa, Shabna MA, MB, BChir, MRCPCH, is a paediatric registrar, Emergency Department, Royal Children’s Hospital, M elbourne, Victoria.

Ralph, Anna BMedSci, MBBS, MPH, DTM&H, FRACP, is a PhD Candidate, National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University and Menzies School of Health Research, and a locum infectious diseases physician, Alice Springs, Northern Territory

Ramachenderan, Jonathan BSc, MBBS, is a general practice registrar, Albany, Western Australia.

Raman, Sree MBBS, MRCP, FRCP, FNH AM, is Senior Consultant Physician, Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital Tuanku Ja’afar, Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia

Rampono, Jonathan MBBS, FRANZCP, is Head, Department of Psychological Medicine, King Edward Memorial Hospital for Women, Perth, Western Australia

Ramzan, Iqbal DipPharm, MSc, PhD, is Dean and Professor, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sydney, New South Wales

Rane, Vinita MBBS, MPHTM, is a sexual health registrar, Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Alfred Health, Carlton, Victoria

Rankin, Wayne BAppSc, BMBS, PhD, MAACB, is a basic physician trainee, Division of Medicine, Flinders Medical Centre, Bedford Park, South Australia

Ranmuthugala, Geetha MBBS, MApplEpi, PhD, FRSPH, AFACHSE, is Senior Research Fellow, NATSEM, University of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory

Rao, Kantha MBBS(Malaysia), MS(Malaysia), FRCS(Urol), is Urology Fellow, Department of Urology, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria and a urologist, Kuala Lumpur Hospital, Malaysia.

Rao, Sathya MBBS, MD, DPM, DipNB(Psych), FRANZCP, is Clinical Director, Spectrum, Personality Disorder Service for Victoria, Eastern Health and Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria.

Rashid, Prem PhD FRACS(Urol), Conjoint Associate Professor, Rural Clinical School, The University of New South Wales, and Director of Urology, Port Macquarie Base Hospital, NSW

Rasmussen, Sandra RN RM IBCLC, Midwife, Narrogin Hospital and Boodjarri Yorga program, Boddington, WA

Rathnayake, Deepani MBBS, MD, Dermatology Fellow, Sinclair Dermatology, East Melbourne, VIC.

Raval, Manjri BHSc, PGDipPH, MPH, is Senior Research Assistant, Mother & Child Health Research, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Victoria and a medical student, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland

Rawlin, Morton BMed, MMedSc, FRACGP, FACRRM, DipPractDerm, is Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of General Practice, Sydney University, New South Wales.

Read, Rebecca L DPhil, FRACS, Poche Fellow, Melanoma Institute Australia, North Sydney, NSW

Read, Rebecca MD, FRACS, Poche Fellow in Melanoma and Surgical Oncology, Melanoma Institute Australia, North Sydney, NSW

Read, Tim MBBS, FACSHM, is a sexual health physician, Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Alfred Health, Carlton; Victorian Infectious Diseases Service, Parkville and Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria

Reath, Jennifer MBBS, MMed, FRACGP is the Peter Brennan Chair of General Practice, School of Medicine, University of Western Sydney, New South Wales

Reddel, Siobhan BA, MBBS, MIMH, MAppEpid, FRACGP, is a general practitioner and epidemiologist, Burnet Instiute, Melbourne, Victoria.

Reddihough, Dinah MD, BSc, FRACP, FAFRM, is a paediatrician, Developmental Medicine, Royal Children’s Hospital, Clinical Professor, University of Melbourne and group leader, Developmental Disability Research, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Victoria.

Reddish, Sue MBBS, is a general practitioner, Student Life Medical Centre, Deakin University, Melbourne, Victoria.

Reddy, Prasuna PhD, MAPS, is Director of Research, Greater Green Triangle, University Department of Rural Health, Flinders and Deakin Universities, Victoria.

Redston, Suzy BSci (Hons) BMedSc, MBBS, MPM, FRANZCP, Consultant Psychiatrist, Austin Health, Melbourne, VIC

Reed, Richard L MD, FRACGP, Head, Discipline of General Practice, Flinders University, Bedford Park, Adelaide, SA

Reeve, Carole MBChB, MPH, is Public Health Medical Officer, Kimberley Population Health Unit, Broome, Western Australia.

Reeve, David BSc(Hons), DrPH, is Acting Primary Health Manager, Kimberley Population Health Unit, Broome, Western Australia.

Reeve, James BPharm, PhD, is Manager, e-Health & Decision Support, NPS: Better choices, Better health, Melbourne, Victoria

Reibel, Tracy BA(Hons), PhD, is Adjunct Research Fellow, School of Primary, Aboriginal and Rural Health Care, University of Western Australia.

Reid, Michelle APD, BND, is a dietician, Sanitarium Nutrition Service

Reid, Sophie C MPsych(Clin), PhD, is a Research Fellow and psychologist, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria.

Rennie, Darryn MBBS, FRACGP, DipACSCM, General Practitioner, Dalyellup Family Medical Centre, and Clinical Senior Lecturer School of Primary, Aboriginal and Rural Health Care with the University of Western Australia, Dalyellup, WA.

Reutens, Sharon MBBS, FRANZP, is a psychogeriatrician, Department of Aged Care Psychiatry, Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales

Revenson, Tracey A PhD, MA, BA, Professor of Psychology, Deputy Executive Officer of the Doctoral Program in Psychology, Hunter College and The Gradute Center, City University of New York, New York, USA

Reynolds, Julia MPsych(Clin), MAPS, is Clinical Psychologist and e-hub Clinical Services Manager, Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory.

Reynolds, Robert BA (Hons), PhD, MCouns, is Associate Professor and Associate Dean, Department of Modern History, Politics and International Relations, Macquarie University, Sydney, New South Wales

Rice, Toni BBiomedSci (Hons), ANutr, Clinical Obesity Research, Baker IDI Heart & Diabetes Institute, Prahran, VIC

Richardson, Katharine BN, RN, Camp Hill Healthcare, Brisbane, QLD

Richmond, Jacqueline PhD, MPH, RN, is Research Fellow, La Trobe University, Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, Melbourne, Victoria

Richmond, Robyn L MA Syd, MHEd, PhD, Professor of Public Health, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW

Ried, Karin PhD, MSc, GDPH, CertIntegrativeMed, is Research Fellow, Discipline of General Practice, The University of Adelaide, South Australia.

Rio, Ebonie BApp Sci (Human Movement), BA Phys (Hons), Masters in Sports Physiology, PhD candidate, Department of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and health Sciences, Monash University, Frankston, VIC.

Rio, Ines MBS(Hons), FRACGP, MPH, DRACOG, GradDipVen, is a GP obstetrician and Head, General Practice Liaison Unit, The Royal Women’s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria.

Rios-Martin, Juan J MD, PhD, Consultant, Department of Pathology, Virgen Macarena University Hospital, Sevilla, Spain

Rios-Pelegrina, Rosa MD, is a resident, San Cecilio University Hospital, Department of Pathology, Granada, Spain

Rischbieth, Peter MBBS, DipObs, RANZCOG, DipAnaes(Lond), is Immediate Past-President, Rural Doctors Association of Australia.

Riyat , Baljit BPharm, MClinPharm, Consultant Pharmacist (AACP) and Team Leader Pharmacist, Relief and Weekend Services, Prince Charles Hospital, Chermside, QLD

Roberts, Adam MBBChB, FRACP(Endocrinol), is consultant endocrinologist, Barwon Health, Geelong and casual Associate Lecturer, Deakin University, Victoria.

Roberts, Stuart MBBS, MD, FRACP, is Director of Hepatology, Department of Gastroenterology, The Alfred, Melbourne, Victoria

Robertson, Jan RN, is Research Fellow, School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences and School of Nursing, Midwifery & Nutrition, James Cook University, Cairns, Queensland

Robertson, Michael FRANZCP, PhD, Clinical Associate Professor, Mental Health Ethics, Centre for Values, Ethics and the Law in Medicine, University of Sydney, NSW

Robinson, Domenic MBBS, PGDipSurgAnat, is Vascular Fellow, Department of Vascular Surgery, Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria

Robinson, Jeff BPharm, FSHP, GradDipHospPharm, is Manager, Victorian Poisons Information Centre, Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria.

Robinson, Kathryn MBBS, FRACP, FRCPA, is a transfusion medicine specialist, Australian Red Cross Blood Service and a haematologist, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Department of Haematology and Oncology, Adelaide, South Australia

Rocha , Ana Manuela MD, Family Medicine Trainee, USF Viriato, Viseu, Portugal

Rodda, Simone BBSc, BSc(Hons), is a PhD candidate and project manager, Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre, Eastern Health and Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria

Rodda , Sheridan BPharm (Hons), Grad Dip, Health Econ and Policy, Policy and Procedure Pharmacist, Monash Health (formerly Emergency De-partment Pharmacist, Box Hill Hospital, Box Hill), VIC

Rodgers, Craig BMed, MPH, FRACGP, FAChAM, is Staff Specialist in Addiction Medicine, Kirketon Road Centre, Sydney, New South Wales.

Rodriguez-Muñoz, Daniel MD, Cardiologist, Department of Cardiology, Ramón y Cajal University Hospital, Madrid, Spain

Roger, Simon D MD, FRACP, is Director of Renal Medicine, Gosford Hospital, New South Wales

Rogers, Wendy BMBS, BA (Hons), PhD, MRCGP, FRACGP, Professor of Clinical Ethics, and ARC Future Fellow, Department of Philosophy and Department of Clinical Medicine, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW.

Romas, Evange MBBS, FRACP, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine, The University of Melbourne, Department of Rheumatology, St Vincent's Hospital, Fitzroy, Victoria

Rong, Pei MBBS, MSc, PhD, is an advanced trainee in clinical pharmacology, Department of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Austin Health, Melbourne, Victoria

Rose, Elizabeth MBBS, FRACS, Department of Otolaryngology, University of Melbourne, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria.

Rose, Ella BA, is a graduate medical student, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia

Rose , Hannah MBBS, FRACP, Clinical Haematologist (consultant), Andrew Love Cancer Center Geelong Hospital, VIC

Rosen, Alan MBBS, FRANZCP, Professorial Fellow, University of Wollongong, Balmain, NSW; Clinical Associate Professor, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, NSW

Rosendahl, Cliff MBBS, is a general practitioner, Capalaba and lecturer, the School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland.

Rosengren, Helena MBBS, FRACGP, MMed(SkinCan), FACSCM, is Senior Lecturer, James Cook University School of Medicine, and Senior Lecturer, University of Queensland

Rosenkranz, Sara PhD, Assistant Professor of Human Nutrition, Department of Human Nutrition, Kansas State University, Kansas, USA

Ross, Jackie BA, GradDipContEd, GradDipHumNut, is Director Operations, Workforce Education and Development Group, Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney, New South Wales

Ross, Leanne BSc(Nsg), RN, CN, is Respiratory Nurse Educator, Geraldton Hospital, Western Australian Country Health Service, Geraldton, Western Australia

Rossi, Simone BPharm, is Editor, Australian Medicines Handbook, Adelaide, South Australia and the Department of Veterans’ Affairs, Veterans’ Medicines Advice and Therapeutics Education Services (Veterans’ MATES) Clinical Reference Group.

Roughead, Elizabeth is Associate Professor, ARC future Fellow, Quality Use of Medicines and Pharmacy Research Centre, School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences, The University of South Australia

Rouse-Watson, Sian BMedSc(Hons), is Research Assistant, Department of General Practice, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria.

Rowe, Mark BEd, GradDipEdAdmin, GCEd, MEd, MIndEmp, EdD, is CEO, Victorian Metropolitan Alliance, and Adjunct Lecturer, Monash University, and Honorary Senior Fellow, Melbourne University, Victoria.

Rowett, Debra BPharm, is Service Director, Drug and Therapeutics Information Service, Repatriation General Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia and the Department of Veterans’ Affairs, Veterans’ Medicines Advice and Therapeutics Education Services (Veterans’ MATES) Clinical Reference Group.

Royce, Martin RN, BSocSc, is practice manager, AMS Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales.

Royce, Peter L MBBS, FRACS(Urol), FACS, is Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Monash University and Director of Urology, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria.

Ruben, Alan MBBS, MApplEpid, FRACP, FAFPHM, is Associate Professor, Flinders University and a community paediatrician, Apunipima Cape York Health Council, Cairns, Queensland.

Rubio-López, Juan MD, Family Physician, Jaén Hospital, Spain

Rudolphy, Steven MBBS, FRACGP, is Senior Lecturer, James Cook University Cairns Base Hospital Campus – General Practice, and a general practitioner, Mt Sheridan, Queensland

Rueter , Kristina FRACP, MD, FRACP, Paediatric Immunologist, General Paediatrician and Emergency Physician, Princess Margaret Hospital, Perth, and Clinical Senior Lecturer, School of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA.

Ruiz-Carrascosa, Jose MD, Dermatology Consultant, Department of Dermatology, San Cecilio University Hospital, Granada, Spain

Ruiz-Villaverde, Ricardo MD, PhD, Consultant Dermatologist, Dermatology, Hospital Virgen de las Nieves, Granada, Spain.

Rundle, Andrew Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Co-Director, Obesity Prevention Initiative, Mailman School of Public Health – Epidemiology, Columbia University, New York, USA

Russell, Anthony MBBS, PhD, FRACP, is an endocrinologist and Director, Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland and School of Medicine, University of Queensland.

Russell, Grant MBBS, MFM, PhD, FRACGP, Professor of General Practice Research, Southern Academic Primary Care Research Unit, Monash University, Dandenong, VIC

Russell, Richard BSc, MSc, PhD, FACTM, is Professor and Director of Medical Entomology Department of Medical Entomology, University of Sydney, Westmead, New South Wales

Russell , Darren FRACGP, DipVen, FAChSHM, is Clinical Associate Professor, The University of Melbourne and James Cook University, and Director of Sexual Health, Cairns Sexual Health Service, Cairns, Queensland.

Russo, Kate DipAppSc(Nsg), BNsg, GradDipAdult EdTraining, is Health Promotion Program Coordinator, Monash Division of General Practice, Melbourne, Victoria.

Rutherford, Angela BSc, PhD, MBBS, FRACGP, DRANZCOG, is a general practitioner, Melbourne, Victoria.

Ryan, Christopher FRANZCP, MHL, Senior Clinical Lecturer, Discipline of Psychiatry, University of Sydney, NSW

Ryan, Emma MBBS, FRACGP, is a dermatology registrar, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia.

Ryan, Marno MBBS(Hons), FRACP, MD, is a gastroenterologist, Department of Gastroenterology, St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria.

Ryan, Seamus MB, BCh, BAO (NUI), FRACGP, General Practitioner, Noosa Civic Family Practice, Noosaville, QLD