Volume 172 Issue 12

19 June 2000

Conference Report

  • Screening for colorectal cancer will save lives Peter A Bampton, Graeme P Young, James St John (MJA 2000; 172: 576-577)


  • Lung cancer in New South Wales: current trends and the influence of age and sex Lucy C Morgan, David Grayson, Helen E Peters, Christopher W Clarke, Matthew J Peters (MJA 2000; 172: 578-582)
  • Newborn screening for cystic fibrosis in Victoria: 10 years' experience (1989-1998) R John Massie, Margaret Olsen, Judith Glazner, Colin F Robertson, Ivan Francis (MJA 2000; 172: 584-587)
  • Hepatitis C prevalence among Australian injecting drug users in the 1970s and profiles of virus genotypes in the 1970s and 1990s Anthony J Freeman, Amany Zekry, L Ross Whybin, Charles E Harvey, Ingrid A van Beek, Sophie L de Kantzow, William D Rawlinson, Clement R Boughton, Peter W Robertson, George Marinos, Andrew R Lloyd (MJA 2000; 172: 588-591)

Public Health

Notable Cases

Position Statement

  • Consensus guidelines for warfarin therapy. Recommendations from the Australasian Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis Alex S Gallus, Ross I Baker, Beng H Chong, Paul A Ockelford, Alison M Street, on behalf of the Australasian Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis (MJA 2000; 172: 600-605)

Medicine and the Community

  • Managed care in the international context Rhonda L Galbally, Chris Borthwick (MJA 2000; 172: 607-608)
  • Managed care - managed ethics? Paul A Komesaroff, Craig G Patterson (MJA 2000; 172: 609-611)


Rural Health

  • Why we should teach undergraduate medical students in rural communities Paul S Worley, David J Prideaux, Roger P Strasser, Chris A Silagy, J Anne Magarey (MJA 2000; 172: 615-617)