Volume 173 Issue 10

20 November 2000


  • Helicobacter pylori: changing patterns of ulcer disease and antibiotic resistance Peter H Katelaris (MJA 2000; 173: 508-509)
  • Getting to grips with heroin and other opioid use John B Saunders, Alun H Richards (MJA 2000; 173: 509-510)
  • Lessons from the MONICA Project Konrad Jamrozik, Michael Hobbs (MJA 2000; 173: 511-512)
  • Domestic violence Beverley Raphael (MJA 2000; 173: 513-514)


  • Demographic and endoscopic characteristics of patients with Helicobacter pylori positive and negative peptic ulcer disease Harry H-X Xia, Nghi Phung, Jamshid S Kalantar, Nicholas J Talley (MJA 2000; 173: 515-519)
  • Antibiotic resistance in Helicobacter pylori Lindsay C Mollison, Neil Stingemore, Rebecca A Wake, Digby J Cullen, David B McGechie (MJA 2000; 173: 521-523)
  • Trends in licit opioid use in Australia, 1984-1998: comparative analysis of international and jurisdictional data Con G Berbatis, V Bruce Sunderland, Max Bulsara, Nicholas Lintzeris (MJA 2000; 173: 524-527)

Public health

Medicine and the community

Clinical practice

  • The rediscovery of methadone for cancer pain management Oyekoya T Ayonrinde, Douglas T Bridge (MJA 2000; 173: 536-540)

New drugs, old drugs

Personal perspective

Lessons from practice

  • Pituitary apoplexy: the importance of citing the differential diagnosis Paul Glendenning, Peter T Pullan, Neville W Knuckey (MJA 2000; 173: 548-549)

EBM in action

  • Does cleansing the birth canal at delivery reduce postnatal infection rates? Ornella Clavisi, Sue Shaw, Jeremy N Anderson (MJA 2000; 173: 550-551)