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Australian Family Physician is the official journal of The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. AFP aims to provide relevant evidence based, clearly articulated information to Australian GPs to assist them in providing the highest quality pa



Published: Mon, 14 Aug 2006 12:00:00 +10002012-10-14T11:09:40

Copyright: The Royal Australian College Of General Practitioners
 



Alcohol

Sun, 01 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +10:00

Dr Amy Pennay, Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Centre for Alcohol Policy Research, Turning Point, discusses some of the reasons why alcohol is such a popular and valued commodity in Australia, as well as some of the common problems caused by alcohol.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/7PjAOlT7JGw/201406pennay.mp3




GP supervisor research skills

Thu, 01 May 2014 00:00:00 +10:00

Dr Penny Abbott, Senior Lecturer with the Department of General Practice at the University of Western Sydney, discusses the needs, motivators and barriers of GP supervisors when using and participating in research.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/os00jlHeHJA/201405abbott.mp3




Perinatal mental health

Tue, 01 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +11:00

Professor Anne Buist, Director of Women's Mental Health at the University of Melbourne, Austin Health and Northpark hospital discusses perinatal mental health with a particular focus on managing medications in general practice(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/LyysHexbwO4/20404buist.mp3




The child having difficulties at school

Tue, 01 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +11:00

Professor Frank Oberklaid, Director of the Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, talks about the role of the GP in assessment of the child who is having difficulties at school.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/l4GXqV-1x9Y/201404oberklaid.mp3




Chronic headache

Sat, 01 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +11:00

Professor Roy Beran discusses the diagnosis and management of chronic headaches, including issues regarding definition of headaches, recognition of secondary headaches and the use of the ‘continuum of headache’ model.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/PE_RUWObYZE/201403beran.mp3




Epilepsy in adults

Sat, 01 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +11:00

Dr Meng Tan introduces current issues in the diagnosis and management of adult epilepsy, including classification of epileptic seizures and the role of general practitioners in management of this condition.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/7i9X4jBaMAs/201403tan.mp3




Multimorbidity

Sun, 01 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +11:00

Professor Mark Harris discusses the increasing problem of multimorbidity and possible approaches to better managing these patients in general practice(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/TQWT2jffrzY/201312harris.mp3




Overdiagnosis

Sun, 01 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +11:00

Professor Jenny Doust introduces the concept of overdiagnosis and describes the various ways this is occurring in general practice and the potential harms associated(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/uid9SPFaN8g/201312doust.mp3




Resource allocation

Sun, 01 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +11:00

Dr Patrick Byrnes talks about resource allocation in general practice outlining potential sources of time waste and some practical suggestions for achieving optimal outcomes for our effort(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/HR8Q4iM9qS8/201312byrnes.mp3




Osteoarthritis

Fri, 01 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +11:00

Professor Graeme Jones discusses the epidemiology, pathophysiology and management of osteoarthritis, including current and potential future treatment options.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/hJlUhMmXX-A/201311jones.mp3




Systemic lupus erythematosus

Tue, 01 Oct 2013 00:00:00 +10:00

Dr Alberta Hoi considers systemic lupus erythematosus including the variety of presentations, diagnosis and management options(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/CMo7vkHFz9Y/201310hoi.mp3




Multiple myeloma

Tue, 01 Oct 2013 00:00:00 +10:00

Dr Dipti Talaulikar discusses multiple myeloma including when to consider the diagnosis, and management options(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/btshcSBjvdU/201310talaulikar.mp3




Bipolar disorder

Sun, 01 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +10:00

Philip Mitchell discusses the diagnosis and management of bipolar disorder(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/g0Z5wDFPoHk/201309mitchell.mp3




SSRIs and adolescents

Sun, 01 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +10:00

Michael Gordon reviews the side effects of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors in adolescents(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/oqdPwSdik_E/201309gordon.mp3




Early response to psychological trauma

Sun, 01 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +10:00

Associate Professor Darryl Wade talks about early response to psychological trauma and what GPs can do.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/TcarSUd5Hwc/201309wade.mp3




Obesity in general practice

Thu, 01 Aug 2013 00:00:00 +10:00

Professor John Dixon discusses the management of obesity in general practice including first line lifestyle interventions and more intensive treatment strategies.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/3q2R06Jh3t0/201308dixon.mp3




Metabolic Syndrome

Thu, 01 Aug 2013 00:00:00 +10:00

Professor Mark Harris discusses the Metabolic Syndrome including how and why to make the diagnosis and principles of management in general practice.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/bAOvL37h1WQ/201308harris.mp3




Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

Thu, 01 Aug 2013 00:00:00 +10:00

Dr Alison Nankervis helps us negotiate the confusion around the diagnosis and management Gestational Diabetes Mellitus(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/0Jvw79U0qNU/201308nankervis.mp3




Hepatitis B infection

Mon, 01 Jul 2013 00:00:00 +10:00

Dr Benjamin Cowie discusses the epidemiology, natural history and management of hepatitis B infection, including screening tests, public health issues and current treatment options.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/PWtiNdpPMcI/201307cowie.mp3




Hepatitis C infection

Mon, 01 Jul 2013 00:00:00 +10:00

Dr Sally Bell discusses the problem of hepatitis C infection in Australia, including epidemiology, natural history, co-morbidities and current treatment options(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/vJofRthCuGA/201307bell.mp3




Patients with medically unexplained symptoms

Mon, 01 Jul 2013 00:00:00 +10:00

Dr Louise Stone discusses her research article in the July issue of AFP on GP management of patients with medically unexplained symptoms.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/Kzn4arwJC9s/201308stone.mp3




Varicose veins assessment and management

Sat, 01 Jun 2013 00:00:00 +10:00

Mr Neil Wright, a vascular surgeon, discusses the varicose veins assessment and management options.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/6jlKChNwBnQ/201306wright.mp3




Aneurysms

Sat, 01 Jun 2013 00:00:00 +10:00

Mr Jason Chuen, a vascular surgeon, discusses aneurysms with a focus on abdominal aortic aneurysms.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/JCxkMgdBTG4/201306chuen.mp3




Chronic disease knowledge

Sat, 01 Jun 2013 00:00:00 +10:00

Dr Annabelle Hocking, a GP researcher, discusses factors associated with patients being unaware of their chronic disease.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/QQLwdoSFVVk/201306hocking.mp3




Wind problems in the bowels

Wed, 01 May 2013 00:00:00 +10:00

Professor Terry Bolin discusses wind problems in the bowels, including causes, differential diagnoses, investigations, management and more.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/zJQkVqGfg-Y/201305bolin.mp3




Older people with mild cognitive impairment and driving

Wed, 01 May 2013 00:00:00 +10:00

Mr David Johnson discusses his recent study on the views of older people with mild cognitive impairment on their driving ability.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/YXMKR8bpKM0/201305johnson.mp3




Minimising patient harm from alcohol and drug use

Wed, 01 May 2013 00:00:00 +10:00

Dr Linda Berends considers a range of evidence based strategies within primary health care to effectively minimise patient harm from alcohol and drug usage.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/HcJZNafL1oM/201305berends.mp3




Male reproductive problems

Wed, 01 May 2013 00:00:00 +10:00

Associate Professor Wijesinha provides a wide ranging and comprehensive discussion on the presentation, investigation and management of common male reproductive problems including erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation and more.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/1grTGkl11Cg/201305wijesinha.mp3




Tendon injuries

Mon, 01 Apr 2013 00:00:00 +11:00

Associate Professor Justin Paoloni discusses tendon injuries and provides some very practical tips for assessing and managing these problems in general practice.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/GEQ7P9IIDEQ/201304paoloni.mp3




Presenteeism

Mon, 01 Apr 2013 00:00:00 +11:00

Dr Kristy Sanderson discusses the concept of Presenteeism, its potential health implications and the role of the GP in its detection and management.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/1T4qWjEpZiY/201304sanderson.mp3




Returning to work after injury

Mon, 01 Apr 2013 00:00:00 +11:00

Dr Peter Fenner discusses an approach to returning to work after injury and some strategies to optimise recovery for our patients.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/BTNXN-CK4Os/201304fenner.mp3




Workplace bullying

Mon, 01 Apr 2013 00:00:00 +11:00

Dr Deborah Askew provides some insights from her research into workplace bullying and looks at how this applies to the general practice as a workplace(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/Dra_Lx5nhOw/201304askew.mp3




Opioid use

Fri, 01 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +11:00

Dr Simon Holliday discusses chronic non malignant pain and opioid use.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/-q0aPe-_19w/201303holliday.mp3




Neuropathic pain

Fri, 01 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +11:00

Dr Milana Votrubec discusses neuropathic pain and its management.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/sIkOxtDC-PY/201303votrubec.mp3




Non-drug interventions

Fri, 01 Feb 2013 00:00:00 +11:00

Paul Glasziou discusses a new series on non-drug interventions(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/Wd3FMv6qa2Y/201301glasziou.mp3




Drug allergies, side effects and intolerances

Fri, 01 Feb 2013 00:00:00 +11:00

William Smith discusses drug allergies, side effects and intolerances(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/ZUrZ7KUCmNw/201301smith.mp3




Therapeutic drug monitoring

Fri, 01 Feb 2013 00:00:00 +11:00

Dr Catherine Lucas discusses the place of therapeutic drug monitoring.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/3Z3xOhnmz_U/201301lucas.mp3




Falls management in the elderly

Sat, 01 Dec 2012 00:00:00 +11:00

Dr Nicholas Waldron discussed falls management in the elderly.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/FKHvvJWlEuU/2012waldron.mp3




Dementia management

Sat, 01 Dec 2012 00:00:00 +11:00

Professor Dimity Pond discusses dementia management in general practice.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/Dc1rzqyHYYs/201212pond.mp3




The rational use of medications in the elderly

Sat, 01 Dec 2012 00:00:00 +11:00

Associate Professor Sarah Hilmer on the rational use of medications in the elderly.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/ZOhIWc8EcBY/201212hilmer.mp3




A ‘tobacco endgame'.

Thu, 01 Nov 2012 00:00:00 +11:00

Professor Matthew Peters discusses a range of options that have been raised for a ‘tobacco endgame.’(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/siDZ119SEks/201211peters.mp3




Occupation and environmental respiratory presentations

Thu, 01 Nov 2012 00:00:00 +11:00

Dr Ryan Hoy discusses the range of causes and presentations of respiratory presentations related to occupation and environmental exposures.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/9B87B4Yo-yM/201211hoy.mp3




Bronchiectasis diagnosis and management

Thu, 01 Nov 2012 00:00:00 +11:00

Dr Graeme Maguire discusses bronchiectasis including issues around diagnosis and management(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/54JM-SG6tuw/201211maguire.mp3




Recreation and travel for patients with chronic lung disease

Thu, 01 Nov 2012 00:00:00 +11:00

Christine McDonald discusses the answer to the question ‘Is it okay for me to…?’ when patients with chronic lung disease ask about travel and recreational activities(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/WBfOANmIPLo/201211mcdonald.mp3




Women survivors of child abuse

Thu, 01 Nov 2012 00:00:00 +11:00

Adeline Lee discusses research into women survivors of child abuse thoughts on being asked about their experiences by GPs.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/8206TrxVd5E/201211lee.mp3




Diagnosis and uncertainty in the GP consultation

Mon, 01 Oct 2012 00:00:00 +10:00

Dr Louise Stone discusses diagnosis and uncertainty in the GP consultation including understanding the patient’s unique experience of illness and their psychosocial context.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/2RZbVOzk82I/201210stone.mp3




Assisted reproductive technology

Mon, 01 Oct 2012 00:00:00 +10:00

Dr Kate Stern discusses assisted reproductive technology focussing on important points for general practitioners as well as bringing us up to date with recent developments, particularly in the area of fertility preservation.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/OcotJNkMKcA/201210stern.mp3




Management of cardiovascular risk

Mon, 01 Oct 2012 00:00:00 +10:00

Professor Jenny Doust guides us through her recent research study comparing management of cardiovascular risk using individual risk factors compared to the absolute cardiovascular risk approach.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/caniHNAXIuM/201210doust.mp3




Contraceptive management

Mon, 01 Oct 2012 00:00:00 +10:00

Dr Katrina Allen shares her experiences with contraceptive management particularly in young women, with a focus on long-acting reversible contraceptive methods and some practical suggestions for managing commonly encountered issues.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/C_biV_8WwJY/201210allen.mp3




Problem solving therapy

Sat, 01 Sep 2012 00:00:00 +10:00

Associate Professor David Pierce discusses the evidence base for Problem solving therapy and its use in the general practice setting(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/-PiK8renOaM/201209pierce.mp3




Cognitive behaviour therapy

Sat, 01 Sep 2012 00:00:00 +10:00

Dr Maarit Harden discusses CBT, including her experiences with incorporating it into general practice consultations.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/84rUeRjMBBg/201209harden.mp3




Thyrotoxicosis

Wed, 01 Aug 2012 00:00:00 +10:00

Dr Kirsten Campbell discusses the evaluation and management of thyrotoxicosis(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/JNhIF_TAZCA/201208campbell.mp3




Hypothyroidism

Wed, 01 Aug 2012 00:00:00 +10:00

Dr Michelle So discusses the aetiology, clinical features, investigation and management of hypothyroidism(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/EfvSBaE_fIU/201208so.mp3




Goitre

Wed, 01 Aug 2012 00:00:00 +10:00

Dr Kiernan Hughes discusses the causes, investigation and management of goitre in the general practice setting(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/7LsITbOnVzw/201208hughes.mp3




Thyroid conditions in pregnancy

Wed, 01 Aug 2012 00:00:00 +10:00

Dr Simon Forehan discusses the detection and management of thyroid conditions in pregnancy(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/CcHGCc-jaL8/201208forehan.mp3




Dermatoscopy in routine practice – ‘Chaos and Clues’

Sun, 01 Jul 2012 00:00:00 +10:00

Dr Cliff Rosendahl discusses the importance of dermatoscopy and outlines an approach that GPs can use to enhance their practice centred on the concepts of 'Chaos and Clues'(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/VgV3eeY1Q7E/201207rosendahl.mp3




Nonmelanoma skin cancers – treatment options

Sun, 01 Jul 2012 00:00:00 +10:00

Dr Philip Clarke discusses the treatment options for nonmelanoma skin cancers.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/kR_OrBRrStc/201207clarke.mp3




Melanoma – a management guide for GPs

Sun, 01 Jul 2012 00:00:00 +10:00

Prof John Thompson discusses melanoma management.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/HtymwEzbTGU/201207thompson.mp3




Skin checks

Fri, 01 Jun 2012 00:00:00 +10:00

Professor Rod Sinclair discusses 'skin checks' what are the recommendations? How might you do it? How can you classify what you find? and much more(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/pN8lJ04vcS4/201207sinclair.mp3




Basic and advanced cardiac life support - whats new?

Fri, 01 Jun 2012 00:00:00 +10:00

Professor Hugh Grantham discusses the key messages from the latest Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines on basic and advanced life support.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/lM27Xs-zP-I/201206grantham.mp3




Anaphylaxis - recognition and management

Fri, 01 Jun 2012 00:00:00 +10:00

Professor Simon Brown discusses the recognition, assessment and evidence based management of anaphylaxis in the general practice setting.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/TE3C0hpTx5Q/201206brown.mp3




Survival radiology for GPs

Fri, 01 Jun 2012 00:00:00 +10:00

Dr Sarah Skinner outlines a structured approach to interpretation of common emergency X-rays.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/pcHUEBWqCIo/201206skinner.mp3




Gastro-oesophageal reflux in children – what’s the worry?

Tue, 01 May 2012 00:00:00 +10:00

Associate Professor Katie Allen is a paediatric gastroenterologist and allergist who discusses reflux in the infant and the role of cows milk protein allergy(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/-JueevPVN1E/201205allen.mp3




The 6 week check – an opportunity for continuity of care

Tue, 01 May 2012 00:00:00 +10:00

Dr Michael Fasher is a GP who discusses the '6 week check' - suggesting an approach and some common issues(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/336lkFJEvVo/201205fasher.mp3




Cervical spine injury in primary care

Sun, 01 Apr 2012 00:00:00 +11:00

Helen Ackland, Trauma Research Fellow at the National Trauma Research Institute and the Alfed and Doctoral Candidate at the Critical Care Research Division of Monash University's School of Public Health and Preventative Medicine talks about Cervical Spine Injury in primary care(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/YI5wDwv-PJw/201204ackland.mp3




Management of acute shoulder injuries in general practice

Sun, 01 Apr 2012 00:00:00 +11:00

Shane Brun, Associate professor of Musculoskeletal and Sports Medicine at the clinical skills unit of the School of Medicine and Dentistry at James Cook University talks about the management of acute shoulder injuries in general practice.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/tlvP5tN88gc/201204brun.mp3




Maxillofacial trauma

Sun, 01 Apr 2012 00:00:00 +11:00

Mr Anthony Lynham, a consultant and maxillofacial surgeon at the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital talks about Maxillofacial trauma.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/EkepuLJYC8k/201204lynham.mp3




Intellectual disability, sexuality and sexual abuse prevention – a study of family members and support workers

Thu, 01 Mar 2012 00:00:00 +11:00

Gillian Eastgate is a GP and researcher who discusses her research interviewing the family members of, and support workers for people with, an intellectual disability on their intellectual disability and sexuality. It is a companion to her research published (and accompanying podcast) in April 2011 interviewing women with an intellectual disability and their views on sexuality.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/9vnwVIXsyhQ/201203eastgate.mp3




Osteoporosis – prevention and detection in general practice

Thu, 01 Mar 2012 00:00:00 +11:00

Dr Dan Ewald is a GP and public health physician from the NSW who discusses osteoporosis prevention and detection in general practice, telling us what the evidence shows and reminding us of the importance of sorting the evidence from the hype.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/5HFHAFMC1c0/201203ewald.mp3




Are they safe in there? - Patient safety and trainees in the practice

Wed, 01 Feb 2012 00:00:00 +11:00

Dr Pat Byrnes is an experienced GP, supervisor and educator. His focus article in the January–February 2012 issue of AFP considers issues of patient safety when trainees are seeing the patient. The article provides both background theory and practical ideas about how to detect ‘unconscious incompetence’. The podcast interview particularly focuses on the practical aspects of methods to assist to ascertain what is happening behind the consulting room door.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/Z0gPS3eFUtM/201201byrnes.mp3




Microbiological contamination of spirometers – an exploratory study in general practice

Wed, 01 Feb 2012 00:00:00 +11:00

Dr Kerry Hancock is an Adelaide GP and Senior Lecturer at the University of Adelaide. Her article, in the research section of the January-February 2012 AFP, titled ‘Microbiological contamination of spirometers – an exploratory study in general practice’ reports on research they have done locally testing spirometers. The results provide directions for future research, and she provides some useful advice for all practices with spirometers(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/kc0ZVwE0VjM/201201hancock.mp3




Teaching medical students - Tips from the frontline

Wed, 01 Feb 2012 00:00:00 +11:00

Dr James Best is an experienced GP teacher, who was awarded RACGP supervisor of the year in 2010, who provides an insight into why he teachings and tips for preparing to teach and implementing in the diverse general practice day.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/-HAOFeieRrE/201201best.mp3




Multiple sclerosis - diagnosis, management and prognosis

Thu, 01 Dec 2011 00:00:00 +11:00

Dr Benjamin K-T Tsang discusses the role of the GP in the diagnosis and management of MS(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/9kqiaO2tbfU/201112tsang.mp3




Motor neurone disease - caring for the patient in general practice

Thu, 01 Dec 2011 00:00:00 +11:00

Dr Matthew Kiernan discusses the role of the GP in the diagnosis and management of motor neurone disease(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/_PXOIgRcJEQ/201112kiernan.mp3




Traumatic brain injury - longterm care of patients in general practice

Thu, 01 Dec 2011 00:00:00 +11:00

Dr Lyndal Trevena discusses the role of the GP in the diagnosis and management of traumatic brain injury(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/g6Zox4LFmGc/201112trevena.mp3




Benzodiazepines - Their role in aggression and why GPs should prescribe with caution

Tue, 01 Nov 2011 00:00:00 +11:00

Dr Katy Jones, former Senior Research Fellow at Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre weighs the evidence for a link between benzodiazepines and aggression.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/swq51vypLUo/201111jones.mp3




Aggressive behaviour - Prevention and management in the general practice environment

Tue, 01 Nov 2011 00:00:00 +11:00

Associate Professor Moira Sim, head of the school of medical sciences, director of the systems and intervention research centre for health at Edith Cowan University, clinical associate professor at the university of western Australia and a practising GP talks about the prevention and management of aggressive behaviour in general practice.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/ch0bhvPkdto/201111sim.mp3




Intimate partner violence - identification and response in general practice

Tue, 01 Nov 2011 00:00:00 +11:00

Associate Professor Kelsey Hegarty from the Department of General Practice at the Univesity of Melbourne talks about intimate partner violence and the important role GPs have in detection and management.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/aq9bdaucTiI/201111hegarty.mp3




Urinary stone disease: assessment and management

Sat, 01 Oct 2011 00:00:00 +10:00

Mr Simon Bariol talks about the role of the GP in assessing and managing urinary stone disease(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/KkCagPal2KM/201110bariol.mp3




Autism Spectrum Disorders

Thu, 01 Sep 2011 00:00:00 +10:00

Emeritus Professor Bruce Tonge and Dr Avril Brereton discuss autism spectrum disorders and the role of the general practitioner in detection and management.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/MzfI4g_kGSY/201109tonge.mp3




Breastfeeding - Evidence based guidelines for the use of medicines

Thu, 01 Sep 2011 00:00:00 +10:00

Dr Lisa Amir discusses breast feeding and medications. She discusses where to find evidence about medicines and breastfeeding, some general principles and also some common clinical scenarios(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/pfU4OTTYdXE/201109amir.mp3




Problem drinking - detection, assessment and management in general practice

Mon, 01 Aug 2011 00:00:00 +10:00

Dr Apo Demirkol talks about the role of the GP in detecting, assessing and managing problem drinking(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/tbb1iVfN7jc/201108demirkol.mp3




Risky drinking among young Australians - causes, effects and implications for GPs

Mon, 01 Aug 2011 00:00:00 +10:00

Amy Pennay talks about the importance of acknowledging the social, cultural and economic drivers of risky drinking in young people and outlines a comprehensive strategy for addressing risky drinking in youg people by general practitioners(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/vnCZYuqsI4s/201108pennay.mp3




Psoriasis

Fri, 01 Jul 2011 00:00:00 +10:00

Dr Philip Clarke talks about the very common skin condition of psoriasis – considering issues in diagnosis and management with a focus on general practice(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/P5EVjut6JrM/201107clarke.mp3




Hair and nails

Fri, 01 Jul 2011 00:00:00 +10:00

Dr Paul Grinzi discusses common hair and nail problems that are seen in general practice and provides an approach to those(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/taXBvDE_2Xg/201107grinzi.mp3




Nondiabetic retinal pathology – prevalence in diabetic retinopathy screening

Fri, 01 Jul 2011 00:00:00 +10:00

Dr Nathan Neilson has been involved in some research looking at the prevalence of non diabetic retinal pathology when screening for diabetic retinopathy in general practice and discusses what this might mean for general practice.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/XByNDgYBPRU/201107neilson.mp3




Online resources and management tools for anxiety and depression

Wed, 01 Jun 2011 00:00:00 +10:00

Julia Reynolds discusses the diverse range of online resources and management tools for anxiety and depression offered by Australian providers and the ways in which general practitioners can assist their patients to access these resources(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/PeRFS_TsCvk/201106reynolds.mp3




Anxiety disorders

Wed, 01 Jun 2011 00:00:00 +10:00

Professor Michael Kyrios discusses the diagnosis, assessment and management of anxiety disorders in the general practice setting.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/OkSFF5GLsWQ/201106kyrios.mp3




Borderline personality disorder and substance use

Wed, 01 Jun 2011 00:00:00 +10:00

Professor Dan Lubman discusses how the general practitioner can provide effective support for patients with co-occurring borderline personality disorder and substance use disorder, including approaches to assessment and treatment, the therapeutic relationship, referral pathways and managing risk and chronic suicidality(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/jI8ctiWKt10/201106lubman.mp3




Mental health risk assessment - a guide for GPs

Wed, 01 Jun 2011 00:00:00 +10:00

Dr Siva Bala discusses risk assessment of patients with possible mental disorders and provides suggestions regarding measures that may be undertaken to manage risk in psychiatric emergencies(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/YYYGKF0mZFA/201106bala.mp3




Management of hypertension in general practice – a qualitative needs assessment of Australian GPs

Sun, 01 May 2011 00:00:00 +10:00

Faline Howes as a GP and researcher who discusses her research into what GPs think is needed to help improve the systematic management of hypertension(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/oPev1w5sds4/201205howes.mp3




Sex and perimenopause

Sun, 01 May 2011 00:00:00 +10:00

Professor Sue Davis discusses issues around sex and the perimenopause. She provides a structure for considering the causes, information on assessment and a summary of some of the key elements in management(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/4gwsE01MyLU/201105davis.mp3




Depression in general practice – consultation duration and problem solving therapy

Sun, 01 May 2011 00:00:00 +10:00

A/Prof David Pierce is a GP who has done some research showing that experienced GPs are able to integrate structured problem solving psychological therapies into their consultations with depressed patients after training without increasing the duration of the consultation(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/0-rD8NtLbjA/201105pierce.mp3




What works? Evidence for lifestyle and nonprescription therapies in menopause

Sun, 01 May 2011 00:00:00 +10:00

Dr Emma Warnecke discusses what we know about the evidence for non prescription options for symptom management in the menopause. She also reminds us of the opportunities for identification and management of risk factors at this time(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/spcaW9MwUgQ/201105warnecke.mp3




Menopausal transition – assessment in general practice

Sun, 01 May 2011 00:00:00 +10:00

Dr Sue Reddish is a GP who discusses how she approaches the assessment of a women in menopausal transition(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/nPnGLiFaOAo/201105reddish.mp3




People with disabilities – a rewarding challenge in general practice

Fri, 01 Apr 2011 00:00:00 +11:00

Dr Jane Tracy discusses in detail the health care of a person with Down Syndrome including the importance of considering preventive health issues, as well as conditions more prevalent in people with Down syndrome. Tips for communication and useful resources are also considered(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/9Ahy3j1YqVw/201104tracy.mp3




Cerebral palsy in childhood

Fri, 01 Apr 2011 00:00:00 +11:00

Professor Dinah Reddihough discusses cerebral palsy in childhood, including the range of conditions it can include and provides a structure for management. She also discusses what GPs should consider in an undifferentiated presentation of a child with cerebral palsy(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/S2YieexnCx0/201104reddihough.mp3




Sex and intellectual disability – dealing with sexual health issues / Women with intellectual disabilities – a study of sexuality, sexual abuse and protection skills

Fri, 01 Apr 2011 00:00:00 +11:00

Dr Gillian Eastgate discusses two articles looking at the issues of intellectual disability and sexual health. The research article explores the understanding of sexual relationships, education and abuse amongst women with an intellectual disability. The focus article then considers the clinical issues in the area for GPs(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/xXKuTB46um0/201104eastgate.mp3




General practice – workforce gaps now and in 2020

Tue, 01 Feb 2011 00:00:00 +11:00

Dr Chris Harrison discusses research that considers gaps in the general practice workforce. It considers the impact of issues like the age and sex of the population and how much time they spend with the GP, changes in the population, where people live and where GPs work to provide some information about what might be the general practice workforce needs in 2020(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/LiSTk85whlE/201101harrison.mp3




Indigenous health – a role for private general practice

Tue, 01 Feb 2011 00:00:00 +11:00

Dr Paul Johanson discusses the Majellan Model, which is where a private general practice has worked with the local indigenous community to improve access to general practice. He describes how it was developed and the positives for all participants, as well as some challenges(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AustralianFamilyPhysicianAudio/~5/y3ZAnkzVrTY/201101johanson.mp3