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May issue of Australian Journal of General Practice now available


Paul Hayes


30/04/2018 12:21:17 PM

The latest issue of the Australian Journal of General Practice, the RACGP’s peer-reviewed
scholarly journal, is now available online.

The May issues of AJGP focuses on cardiovascular disease.
The May issues of AJGP focuses on cardiovascular disease.

The Australian Journal of General Practice (AJGP) provides Australian GPs with relevant, evidence-based, clearly articulated information to assist them in delivering the highest quality patient care applicable to the varied geographic and social contexts in which GPs work.

The May issue of AJGP focuses on cardiovascular disease:

Focus
The assessment and management of chest pain in primary care: A focus on acute coronary syndrome
Patients with symptoms of possible acute coronary syndrome require careful risk stratification usually requiring urgent referral to hospital.
Richard Thomsett, Louise Cullen

Abdominal aortic aneurysm: An update
Managing cardiovascular risk factors is crucial for improving the overall survival of patients and the outcomes of future abdominal aortic aneurysm repair.
Jason Chuen, Mayo Theivendran

Updates on AAA screening and surveillance
Abdominal aortic aneurysm remains one of the hallmark pathologies in vascular surgery and an area of intense research interest.
Mayo Theivendran, Jason Chuen

Cardiac rhythm management devices
In the post-implant period, patients with cardiac rhythm management devices can expect to lead normal, active lives.
Irene Stevenson, Alex Voskoboinik

Up Front
Editorial: The heart of the matter
Glen Duns

Clinical
Paediatric constipation: An approach and evidence-based treatment regimen
Harveen Singh, Frances Connor

Neck pain: What if it is not musculoskeletal?
Nirosen Vijiaratnam, David R Williams, Kelly L Bertram

Malrotation in a child with chronic abdominal pain
Christopher Dalby

A tricky sticky eye
Tim Staunton Smith

Research
How common is multiple general practice attendance in Australia?
Michael Wright, Jane Hall, Kees van Gool, Marion Haas

Non-invasive measurements to stratify cardiovascular disease risk in psoriasis patients
Philippa Dickison, Jonathan J Peek, Grace Swain, Saxon D Smith

Health issues of refugees attending an infectious disease refugee health clinic in a regional Australian hospital
Peta J Masters, Penelope J Lanfranco, Emmy Sneath, Amanda J Wade, Sarah Huffam, James Pollard, Jane Standish, Kate McCloskey, Eugene Athan, Daniel P O’Brien, N Deborah Friedman

Coroners’ recommendations for prevention of resident deaths in aged care: The role of primary care providers
Georgia Aitken, Athena Demosthenous, Lyndal Bugeja, Melissa Willoughby, Carmel Young, Joseph E Ibrahim

Back pages
Clinical challenge



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