Volume 172 Issue 4

21 February 2000



  • Applying the results of a systematic review in general practice Jennifer A Doust, Chris A Silagy (MJA 2000; 172: 153-156)
  • Intravenous lignocaine infusions for severe chronic daily headache Peter J Hand, Richard J Stark (MJA 2000; 172: 157-159)

Public Health

  • Three clusters of ciguatera poisoning: clinical manifestations and public health implications Tass Karalis, Leena Gupta, Matthew Chu, Brett A Campbell, Michael F Capra, Patrick A Maywood (MJA 2000; 172: 160-162)

Medicine and the Community

  • A targeted, single-dose azithromycin strategy for trachoma Andrew C Laming, Bart J Currie, Mark DiFrancesco, Hugh R Taylor, John D Mathews (MJA 2000; 172: 163-166)

Notable Cases

  • Two cases of mycetoma due to Nocardia brasiliensis in central Australia Richard E Lucas, Paul K Armstrong (MJA 2000; 172: 167-169)

For Debate


  • Ciguatera update Leigh Lehane (MJA 2000; 172: 176-179)

Evidence-based Medicine

  • Getting new evidence into medicine George L Rubin, Michael S Frommer, Niki C Vincent, Paddy A Phillips, Stephen R Leeder (MJA 2000; 172: 180-183)


  • Diuretics, ACE inhibitors and NSAIDs - the triple whammy Merlin C Thomas (MJA 2000; 172: 184-185)