Australian Family Physician
Australian Family Physician



Geoffrey Spurling

MBBS, MPH, FRACGP, Senior Lecturer, Discipline of General Practice, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD

Bacterial skin infections An observational study

We aimed to determine the feasibility of measuring resolution rates of bacterial skin infections in general practice.

Diabetic retinopathy screening in general practice A pilot study

Early detection and treatment of diabetic retinopathy (DR) can prevent nearly all associated severe vision loss. We investigated the feasibility of DR screening using nonmydriatic cameras in two ...

Guidelines and systematic reviews: Sizing up guidelines in general practice

This article is the second in a series on general practice research in Australia. The series explores strategies to strengthen general practice research and further develop the evidence base for...

Retinopathy Screening recommendations

Type 2 diabetes mellitus is an increasingly prevalent presentation in Australian general practice, where most patients receive their preventive care and management.

Wound care costs in general practice A cross-sectional study

Most chronic wound care is now managed in the community rather than the hospital setting.1,4 Audits conducted in public health services in Australia and internationally show that inconsistencies in...


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