Volume 172 Issue 3

7 February 2000



Public Health


  • The epidemic of asthma: too much allergen or not enough infection? Michael J Abramson, E Haydn Walters (MJA 2000; 172: 119-121)

Clinical Update

  • Cough in children Anne B Chang, Colin F Robertson (MJA 2000; 172: 122-125)
  • Psychological impact of genetic testing for adult-onset disorders. An update for clinicians Bettina Meiser, Margaret A Gleeson, Katherine M Tucker (MJA 2000; 172: 126-129)

For Debate

  • Evidence-based health policy-making, hospital funding and health insurance George R Palmer (MJA 2000; 172: 130-133)

Medicine and the Law

  • Chappel v Hart: the High Court considers causation of damage from a surgeon's negligent failure to warn Russ J Scott (MJA 2000; 172: 134-136)

Medicine and the Media

  • Disasters, the media and doctors Antony Nocera (MJA 2000; 172: 137-139)