Volume 173 Issue 6

18 September 2000


  • Coronary revascularisation in the private and public sectors Nicholas Bett (MJA 2000; 173: 285-286)
  • Evidence-based management of melanoma William H McCarthy (MJA 2000; 173: 286-287)
  • Cancer among Indigenous Australians: time for decisive action Neil J Thomson (MJA 2000; 173: 288-289)


  • Coronary angiography and coronary artery revascularisation rates in public and private hospital patients after acute myocardial infarction Iain K Robertson, Jeffrey R J Richardson (MJA 2000; 173: 291-295)
  • Costs, charges and revenues of elective coronary angioplasty and stenting: the public versus the private system Richard W Harper, Kim D Sampson, Pei Lee See, Jane L Kealey, Ian T Meredith (MJA 2000; 173: 296-300)

Indigenous health

  • Cancer among people living in rural and remote Indigenous communities in Queensland Michael Coory, Alison Thompson, Indrani Ganguly (MJA 2000; 173: 301-304)

Notable cases

  • Three fatal pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine failures Jeffrey N Hanna, Drew J Wenck, Denise N Murphy (MJA 2000; 173: 305-307)

Olympic Games

Medicine and the Community


  • The health needs of people with intellectual disability Nicholas G Lennox, Helen Beange, Niki S Edwards (MJA 2000; 173: 328-330)