Volume 170 Issue 10

17 May 1999


  • The hip fracture threat Howard A Morris, Allan G Need, B E Christopher Nordin (MJA 1999; 170: 459-460)
  • Pharmacists' outreach visits and doctors' prescribing David A Henry, Jane Robertson (MJA 1999; 170: 460-461)
  • Bacteraemia in young children with high fever: still no easy answers Marvin B Harper (MJA 1999; 170: 462-463)
  • Improving organ donor rates Ian Y Pearson, Jeremy R Chapman (MJA 1999; 170: 463-464)

Conference Report

  • "Don't confuse me with facts...": evidence-based practice confronts reality Jeremy Anderson (MJA 1999; 170: 465-466)


  • Health burden of hip and other fractures in Australia beyond 2000 Projections based on the Geelong Osteoporosis Study Kerrie M Sanders, Geoffrey C Nicholson, Antony M Ugoni, Julie A Pasco, Ego Seeman, Mark A Kotowicz (MJA 1999; 170: 467-470)
  • Outcomes of an educational-outreach service for community medical practitioners: non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs Frank W May, Debra S Rowett, Andrew L Gilbert, Janet I McNeece, Eve Hurley (MJA 1999; 170: 471-474)
  • Bacteraemia in febrile children presenting to a paediatric emergency department Rachael A Haddon, Peter L J Barnett, Keith Grimwood, Geoffrey G Hogg (MJA 1999; 170: 475-478)


  • Organ donor index: a benchmark for comparing hospital organ donor rates Andrew W Holt, Glenys K Hodgeman, Alnis E Vedig, Pauline E Heard (MJA 1999; 170: 479-481)

Diagnostic Dilemmas

  • Disseminated tuberculosis: still a diagnostic challenge Amalie E Paull, Mary A O'Reilly, Peter A Stanley (MJA 1999; 170: 482-485)

For Debate


  • How best to fix a broken hip Lynette M March, Anne C Chamberlain, Ian D Cameron, Robert G Cumming, Alan J M Brnabic, Terrence P Finnegan, Susan E Kurrle, Jennifer M Schwarz, Sydney M L Nade, Tom K F Taylor, and members of the Fractured Neck of Femur Health Outcomes Project Team (MJA 1999; 170: 489-494)

Clinical Practice

  • Reproductive aspects of cancer treatment: an update Gabor T Kovacs, Kate Stern (MJA 1999; 170: 495-497)

MJA Practice Essentials -- Cardiology

  • Atrial fibrillation Michael J Kilborn (MJA 1999; 170: 498-504)