Volume 169 Issue 6

21 September 1998



  • Surgeons' opinions about the NHMRC clinical practice guidelines for the management of early breast cancer Sue E Carrick, Billie Bonevski, Sally Redman, John Simpson, Rob W Sanson-Fisher, Fleur Webster (MJA 1998; 169: 300-305)
  • Juvenile offenders and hepatitis B: risk, vaccine uptake and vaccination status Sandra C Thompson, Elaine L Ogilvie, Friederike C Veit, Nick Crofts (MJA 1998; 169: 306-309)
  • Incidence of mastitis in breastfeeding women during the six months after delivery: a prospective cohort study Joanne R Kinlay, Dianne L O'Connell, Scott Kinlay (MJA 1998; 169: 310-312)

Notable Cases

  • Venous thrombosis and hyperhomocysteinaemia John W Eikelboom, Ross I Baker (MJA 1998; 169: 313-315)


  • Howard Florey Norman Heatley (MJA 1998; 169: 316-317)

Medicine and the Community


  • Qualitative research: a path to better healthcare Jennifer K Peat, Brett G Toelle, Sue A Nagy (MJA 1998; 169: 327-329)

Medicine and the Law

Matters Arising