Volume 168 Issue 7

6 April 1998



  • Attitudes to and use of a modified prescription form by general practitioners and pharmacists Merilyn J Liddell, Sue P Goldman (MJA 1998; 168: 322-325) Abstract - Article
  • The shady side of solar protection Peter G Parsons, Rachel Neale, Penny Wolski, Adele Green (MJA 1998; 168: 327-330)
  • Colorectal cancer screening by general practitioners: comparison with national guidelines John K Olynyk, Sina Aquilia, Cameron F Platell, David R Fletcher, Sandra Henderson, Jim A Dickinson (MJA 1998; 168: 331-334)

Notable Cases

  • Chromobacterium violaceum in tropical northern Australia Sarah E Huffam, Michael J Nowotny, Bart J Currie (MJA 1998; 168: 335-337)

Medical Education

Controversies in Healthcare

  • Should third-generation cephalosporins be the empirical treatment of choice for severe community-acquired pneumonia in adults? David L Paterson, E Geoffrey Playford (MJA 1998; 168: 344-348)


  • Rediscovering vascular surgery: of arterial injury and amputation Sam A Mellick (MJA 1998; 168: 352-353)

MJA Practice Essentials - Mental Health