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Volume 170 Issue 12

21 June 1999

Editorials

  • Caesarean section: a matter of choice? Caroline M de Costa (MJA 1999; 170: 572-573)
  • Inherited metabolic diseases: beyond newborn screening Helen M Leonard, Janice M Fletcher (MJA 1999; 170: 573-574)
  • The multiple endocrine neoplasia syndromes: genes and management Diana L Learoyd, Bruce G Robinson (MJA 1999; 170: 575)
  • Angered patients and the medical profession Paul Nisselle (MJA 1999; 170: 576-577)
  • Cancer in the elderly: gathering the evidence Desmond Yip, Peter G Harper (MJA 1999; 170: 577-578)

Research

  • Women's role and satisfaction in the decision to have a caesarean section Deborah A Turnbull, Chris Wilkinson, Anisa Yaser, Vanessa Carty, John M Svigos, Jeffrey S Robinson (MJA 1999; 170: 580-583)
  • Reader response with authors' reply added to article 28/6/99. Hepatitis A outbreaks among illicit drug users and their contacts in Queensland, 1997
  • Douglas D Shaw, David C Whiteman, Anthony D Merritt, Deborah M El-Saadi, Russell J Stafford, Karen Heel, Gregory A Smith (MJA 1999; 170: 584-587) Scintimammography: an adjunctive test for the detection of breast cancer
  • Douglas Howarth, Robert Sillar, Linda Lan, David Clark, Thais Miles (MJA 1999; 170: 588-591)

Healthcare

  • Maternal phenylketonuria: a continuing problem David R Mowat, Malcolm C Hayden, Susan M Thompson, Bridget Wilcken (MJA 1999; 170: 592-595)

Diagnostic Dilemmas

  • Organophosphate poisoning versus brainstem stroke Gregory J Hollis (MJA 1999; 170: 596-597)

Medicine and the Community

Viewpoint

  • Faking it: should cancer control agencies promote "fake" tanning lotions? Simon Chapman (MJA 1999; 170: 603-604)

Clinical Update

  • Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1: current concepts in diagnosis and management John R Burgess (MJA 1999; 170: 605-608)

MJA Practice Essentials -- Cardiology

  • Does the blood pressure need lowering? Anthony G Johnson (MJA 1999; 170: 609-615)