Volume 171 Issue 6

20 September 1999




  • Editorial: The go-between: general practitioners and clinical trials Ruth M Armstrong, Mabel Chew, Martin B Van Der Weyden (MJA 1999; 171: 301-302)
  • General practitioners' attitudes to randomised clinical trials for women with breast cancer Peter M Ellis, Melissa K Hobbs, Glenys C Rikard-Bell, Jeanette E Ward (MJA 1999; 171: 303-305)


  • Editorial: Quantity, qualifications and quality in surgery Brian T Collopy (MJA 1999; 171: 306-307)
  • Colorectal cancer: is the surgeon a prognostic factor? A systematic review Alan P Meagher (MJA 1999; 171: 308-310)

For Debate

  • Hospitals and hospitalists: an alternative view Ian A Scott and Paddy A Phillips, for the Internal Medicine Society of Australia and New Zealand (MJA 1999; 171: 312-314)


  • Enhancing the evidence base for clinical psychiatry: are practice surveys a useful tool? Ian B Hickie, Elizabeth M Scott, Tracey A Davenport (MJA 1999; 171: 315-318)

MJA Practice Essentials -- Cardiology

  • Warfarin or aspirin: both or others? Roger E Peverill (MJA 1999; 171: 321-326)