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Volume 164 Issue 7

1 April 1996

Editorials

  • Doctors and handwashing: instilling Semmelweis' message Robert C Pritchard, Raymond F Raper (MJA 1996; 164: 389)
  • No lead is good lead John Donovan (MJA 1996; 164: 390)
  • Asthma mortality: where is it going? John W Wilson, Christine R Jenkins (MJA 1996; 164: 391)
  • Of mice and (wo)men: the obesity (ob) gene, its product, leptin, and obesity Paul Z Zimmet, Greg R Collier (MJA 1996; 164: 393)

Research

  • Teaching hospital medical staff to handwash James Tibballs (MJA 1996; 164: 395) To article - To abstract
  • Blood lead concentrations of preschool children in Central and Southern Sydney Michael Mira, Jason Bawden-Smith, Jane Causer, Garth Alperstein, Margaret Karr, Peter Snitch, Graeme Waller, Michael J Fett (MJA 1996; 164: 399)
  • Asthma management in eastern Australia, 1990 and 1993 Elizabeth J Comino, Charles A Mitchell, Adrian Bauman, Richard L Henry, Colin F Robertson, Michael J Abramson, Richard Ruffin, Lou Landau (MJA 1996; 164: 403)

Notable Cases

  • Amputation of a useless limb Robert L Pearce, Jane Fraser (MJA 1996; 164: 407)

Clinicopathological Conference

  • Persistent intermittent fever and productive cough in a young adult Royal Brisbane Hospital (MJA 1996; 164: 410)

Managing HIV

  • HIV-induced neurological disease Edwina J Wright, Bruce J Brew, Jon N Currie, Justin C McArthur (MJA 1996; 164: 414)
  • HIV and opportunistic neurological infections Philip D Jones, Miles H Beaman, Bruce J Brew (MJA 1996; 164: 418)
  • HIV and psychiatric disorders Neil Buhrich, Fiona K Judd (MJA 1996; 164: 422)
  • HIV and respiratory disease Alexandra I Smith, Peter C Pigott (MJA 1996; 164: 425)

MJA Practice Essentials -- Dermatology

  • Dermatology for the non-dermatologist Robin Marks (MJA 1996; 164: 430)
  • Malignant melanomas -- how many have you missed? John W Kelly (MJA 1996; 164: 431)

Viewpoint

  • "The Elsewhere bias" James A Dickinson (MJA 1996; 164: 438)

Medicine and the Community

  • The benefits of pet ownership Warwick P Anderson (MJA 1996; 164: 441)