Peer Reviewed Feature Articles
Infectious diseases

Adolescent vaccination – the important role of GPs

Cristyn Davies, S. Rachel Skinner

GPs are a strong driver for promoting health literacy and vaccine uptake among patients. With the recently approved COVID-19 vaccines for adolescents, now is a timely reminder for GPs to consider missed or catch-up vaccination as part of a routine health activity for adolescent patients.

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COVID-19 manifestations in the skin

Prudence Gramp, Michael Freeman

Up to 20% of patients with COVID-19 have associated skin changes, including maculopapular, vesicular and vaso-occlusive rashes, urticaria and ‘COVID toes’. Some of these are markers of disease progression and severity.


Testicular cancer. Key issues in diagnosis, treatment and follow up

Brayden March, Nariman Ahmadi

Testicular cancer occurs most frequently in men aged under 40 years. Recognising early signs of metastatic disease, discussing fertility and monitoring for long-term sequelae of treatment and relapse are the cornerstones of management.

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Gastroenterology clinic

Iron deficiency – excluding serious causes

Sidhartha Gupta, Paul Pavli

The appropriate management of iron deficiency involves not only iron replacement but also clinical assessment and consideration of further investigations to exclude serious causes.

Women's health

Genetic carrier screening: an update for GPs

Dominique Baume, Preetam Ganu

Genetic carrier screening gives couples the chance to make informed decisions regarding their reproductive options. GPs are well placed to discuss genetic screening with their patients.

Orthopaedics clinic

Ankle sprains: the highs and the lows

Rajat Mittal
Although the majority of ankle sprains are low sprains that can be managed conservatively, it is important that high sprains and other ankle injuries are not missed and that referral is arranged when required.