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Mar 20, 2018

Just me today.  Ironically I have to postpone an interview with a paediatrician due to my son being sick.  

So instead I am covering some of the topics people have asked me about including acne management and because I love a bit of medical history, I am talking about the interesting history of anaesthesia. Finally I was stimulated by a recent RACGP AFP article to talk about the importance of assessing lifestyle history in detail to personalise and optimise lifestyle therapy.

References:

  1. Kurt Gabauer, Acne in Adolescents, RACGP AFP, 2017
  2. Emmy Graber, Treatment of Acne Vulgaris, UpToDate, 2017
  3. Dover et al, Light-based, adjunctive and other therapies for acne vulgaris, UpToDate, 2017
  4. Amanda Oakley, Acne management, Dermnet NZ, 2014
  5. Titus et al, Diagnosis and Treatment of Acne, AAFP (USA), 2012
  6. Lifestyle as Medicine RACGP AFP - https://www.racgp.org.au/afp/2016/april/lifestyle-as-medicine-%E2%80%93-past-precepts-for-present-problems/
  7. Lifestyle risk factors and corresponding levels of clinical advice and counselling in GP  https://www.racgp.org.au/afp/2017/october/lifestyle-risk-factors-and-corresponding-levels-of-clinical-advice/#13
  8. Denney-Wilson E, Fanaian M, Wan Q, Vagholkar S, Schütze H, Harris M. Lifestyle risk factors in general practice – Routine assessment and management. Aust Fam Physician 2010