Volume 166 Issue 8

21 April 1997



  • The Hobart Salt Study 1995: few meet national sodium intake target Trevor C Beard, David R Woodward, Peter J Ball, Helen Hornsby, Richard J von Witt, Terence Dwyer (MJA 1997; 166: 404) Abstract - Article
  • Risk prediction in coronary artery surgery: a comparison of four risk scores William M Weightmlan, Neville M Gibbs, Matthew R Sheminant, N Mark Thackray, Mark A J Newman (MJA 1997; 166: 408)
  • Malnutrition and microcephaly in Australian Aboriginal children Susan A Skull, Alan R Ruben, Alan C Walker (MJA 1997; 166: 412)

Notable Cases

  • Severe falciparum malaria with hyperparasitaemia treated with intravenous artesunate Timothy M E Davis, Francis X Breheny, Peter A Kendall, Frank Daly, Kevin T Batty, Armajit Singh, Kenneth F Ilett (MJA 1997; 166: 416)

Controversies in Health Care

  • Thrombolytic therapy in acute ischaemic stroke: the jury needs more evidence Graeme J Hankey (MJA 1997; 166: 419)


Medicine and the Community

  • History in the making: the evolution of consumer product information (CPI) Gillian M Shenfield, Judith L Tasker (MJA 1997; 166: 425)

MJA Practice Essentials - Rheumatology

  • Ancillary services in rheumatology Graeme Jones, Hilton W Francis, Karen A Grimmer, Clive Browne, Wendy Rowell (MJA 1997; 166: 434)