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Dr Mohana Amirtharajah is an orthopaedic surgeon, who has recently returned from a 2-month mission to Jordan with Medicins Sans Frontieres, where she was operating daily on Syrian war wounded. What we’ve seen on our television screens, she says, is a fraction of the reality for those fleeing the conflict. Full story in the Careers section, www.mja.com.au/careers

Providing a lifeline for rural doctors cover image
Can we provide a service for rural hospitals that combines the benefits of both centralised and specialist telemedicine systems?

The stability of rural outreach services: a national longitudinal study of specialist doctors
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Targeted outreach service strategies should account for career stage and practice conditions to help sustain access
There is room for improvement in the use of transdermal opioid patches in aged care residents
Codeine-related deaths (are increasing as the consumption of codeine-based products increases

Match of the decade: risk management of concussion versus high-speed collisions in the football codes
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Do we need to change the way body-contact sports are played and administered?
Co-creation: a new approach to optimising research impact? cover image
In these challenging times, research funding is seen as an investment, and funders expect demonstrable returns in both monetary and societal terms
Case reports

<em>Klebsiella pneumoniae</em> liver abscess complicated by endogenous endophthalmitis: the importance of early diag cover image
Early surgical intervention can salvage vision in endogenous K. pneumoniae endophthalmitis
Catecholamine-induced cardiomyopathy resulting from life-threatening funnel-web spider envenoming cover image
This case report provides evidence that the mechanism of pulmonary oedema resulting from funnel-web spider envenoming is cardiogenic
Clinical focus

Recent advances in type 1 diabetes
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A range of options are now available for the effective management of type 1 diabetes in different contexts
For debate

There is a strong rationale for precautionary measures based on the health and environmental risks identified in the scientific literature
Writing with light

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