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Volume 164 Issue 11

3 June 1996

Editorials

  • Communication in hospitals: a quality management issue Lionel L Wilson (MJA 1996; 164: 645)
  • Prevention of postoperative venous thromboembolism Beng H Chong (MJA 1996; 164: 646)
  • Postsplenectomy overwhelming sepsis: reducing the risks Denis W Spelman (MJA 1996; 164: 648)
  • When medical research is beholden to politics Alex D Wodak (MJA 1996; 164: 649)

Research

  • The incidence of deep venous thrombosis after laparoscopic cholecystectomy Manish I Patel, David T A Hardman, Delwyn Nicholls, Charles M Fisher, Michael Appleberg (MJA 1996; 164: 652)
  • Hepatitis C virus infection in health care workers referred to a hepatitis clinic W Graham E Cooksley, Lesley A Butterworth (MJA 1996; 164: 656)
  • Hospitalisation for adverse events related to drug therapy: incidence, avoidability and costs Jonathan G A Dartnell, Robert P Anderson, Veronica Chohan, Kirsten J Galbraith, Moira E H Lyon, Peter J Nestor, Robert F W Moulds (MJA 1996; 164: 659)

Notable Cases

  • Communication breakdown: a preventable cause of acute renal failure in a newborn infant Jonathan C Craig, John F Knight, Grahame H Smith (MJA 1996; 164: 663)

Managing HIV

  • Men and HIV Andrew M Pethebridge, David C Plummer (MJA 1996; 164: 666)
  • Women with HIV Anne M Mijch, Kate Clezy, Virginia Furner (MJA 1996; 164: 669)
  • Children with HIV John B Ziegler, Stephane Blanche, Richard Loh (MJA 1996; 164: 672)

MJA Practice Essentials - Dermatology

  • Update on lasers in dermatology Greg J Goodman, Philip S Bekhor, Shawn W Richards (MJA 1996; 164: 681)

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