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Acknowledgments
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I would like to acknowledge the many general practitioners throughout Australia who have contributed to this book, mainly in response to the invitation through the pages of Australian Family Physician to forward their various practice tips to share with colleagues. Many of these tips have appeared over the past decade as a regular series in the official publication of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. The RACGP has supported my efforts and this project over a long period, and continues to promote the concept of good-quality care and assurance in general practice. I am indebted to the RACGP for giving permission to publish the material that has appeared in the journal.

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My colleagues in the Department of Community Medicine at Monash University have provided invaluable assistance: Professor Neil Carson encouraged the concept some 30 years ago, and more recently my senior lecturers provided considerable input into skin repair and plastic surgery (Dr Michael Burke) and expertise with orodental problems and facial nerve blocks (Professor Geoff Quail). Special thanks go also to Dr John Colvin, Co-Director of Medical Education at the Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, for advice on eye disorders; Dr Ed Brentnall, Director of Accident and Emergency Department, Box Hill Hospital; Dr Alfredo Mori, Emergency Physician, The Alfred Hospital (femoral nerve block); Dr Mike Moynihan and the editorial staff of Australian Family Physician; Mr Chris Sorrell, graphic designer with Australian Family Physician; and in particular to Dr Clive Kenna, co-author of Back Pain and Spinal Manipulation (Butterworths), for his considerable assistance with musculoskeletal medicine, especially on spinal disorders.

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Medical practitioners who contributed to this book are: Lisa Amir, Tony Andrew, Philip Arber, Khin Maung Aye, Neville Babbage, Peter Barker, Royce Baxter, Andrew Beischer, Ashley Berry, Peter Bourke, Peter Bowles, Tony Boyd, James Breheny, Ed Brentnall, Charles Bridges-Webb, John Buckley, Michael Burke, Marg Campbell, Hugh Carpenter, Peter Carroll, Ray Carroll, Neil Carson, Robert Carson, John Colvin, Peter Crooke, Graham Cumming, Joan Curtis, Hal Day, Tony Dicker, Clarrie Dietman, Robert J. Douglas, Mary Doyle, Graeme Edwards, Humphrey Esser, Iain Esslemont, Howard Farrow, Peter Fox, Michael Freeman, John Gambrill, John Garner, Jack Gerschman, Colin Gleeson, Peter Graham, Neil Grayson, Attila Gy├Âry, John Hanrahan, Geoff Hansen, Warren Hastings, Clive Heath, Tim Hegarty, Chris Hogan, Ebrahim Hosseini, Damian Ireland, Anton Iseli, Rob James, Fred Jensen, Stuart Johnson, Dorothy Jones, Roderick Jones, Dennis Joyce, Max Kamien, Trevor Kay, Tim Kenealy, Clive Kenna, Peter Kennedy, Hilton Koppe, Rod Kruger, Sanaa Labib, Chris Lampel, Bray Lewis, Ralph Lewis, Greg Malcher, Karen Martens, Jim Marwood, John Masterton, Jim McDonald, Sally McDonald, Peter McKain, A. Breck McKay, Peter Mellor, Thomas Middlemiss, Philip Millard, Les Miller, Geoff Mitchell, Andrew Montanari, David Moore, Michael Moynihan, Clare Murtagh, Alister Neil, Rowland Noakes, Colin Officer, Helene Owzinsky, Michael Page, Dominic Pak, Geoff Pearce, Simon Pilbrow, Alexander Pollack, Vernon Powell, Cameron Profitt, Andrew Protassow, Geoff Quail, Farooq Qureshi, Anthony Radford, Peter Radford, Suresh Rananavare, Jan Reddy, Sandy Reid, Jill Rosenblatt, David Ross, Harvey Rotstein, Jackie Rounsevell, Carl Rubis, Sharnee Rutherford, Avni Sali, Paul Scott, Adrian Sheen, Jack Shepherd, Clive Stack, Peter Stone, Helen Sutcliffe, Royston Taylor, Alex Thomson, Jim Thomson, John Togno, Bruce Tonge, John Trollor, Ian Tulloch, Talina Vizard, Peter Wallace, Olga Ward, Vilas Wavde, David White, David Wilson, Ian Wilson, John Wong, Ian Wood, Freda Wraight, David Young, Mark Zagorski.

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In reference to part of the text and figures in spinal disorders, permission from the copyright owners, Butterworths, of Back Pain and Spinal Manipulation (1989), by C. Kenna and J. Murtagh, is gratefully acknowledged.

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Many of the images in this book are based on those from other publications. Acknowledgment is given to the World Health Organization, publishers of J. Cook et al., General Surgery at the District Hospital, for figures 1.9, 3.7, 3.19, 4.33, 4.37, 9.13 and 14.4b,c and to Dr Leveat Efe for figures 1.3, 3.39, 3.42, 15.4 and 15.5.

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Permission to use many drawings from Australian Family Physician is also gratefully acknowledged.

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Finally, my thanks to Nicki Constable, Kris Berntsen and Caroline Menara for secretarial help in the preparation of this material.

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