Volume 173 Issue 7

2 October 2000



  • Screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm: lessons from a population-based study Konrad Jamrozik, Paul E Norman, Carole A Spencer, Richard W Parsons, Raywin Tuohy, Michael M Lawrence-Brown, James A Dickinson (MJA 2000; 173: 345-350)
  • Diabetes-related lower-limb amputations in Australia Craig B Payne (MJA 2000; 173: 352-354)
  • Potential roles for quantitative ultrasound in the management of osteoporosis Nicholas A Pocock, Nicole L Culton, Guerlain R Gilbert, Melanie L Hoy, Rosalie Babicheva, John M Chu, Kien S Lee, Judith Freund (MJA 2000; 173: 355-358)

Notable cases

  • Sertraline treatment of interferon-alfa-induced depressive disorder T Mark Schramm, Bruce R Lawford, Graeme A Macdonald, W Graham E Cooksley (MJA 2000; 173: 359-361)

Medicine and the community

Health informatics

  • Clinical practice guidelines and the computer on your desk Michael R Kidd, Danielle Mazza (MJA 2000; 173: 373-375)
  • The intersection of health informatics and evidence-based medicine: computer-based systems to assist clinicians Josephine S Weekley, Brian J Smith, Malcolm Pradhan (MJA 2000; 173: 376-378)

For debate

  • Screening gamete donors for cystic fibrosis status Ian Findlay, Kevin L Forbes, Malcolm H Parker (MJA 2000; 173: 380-381)


  • Pneumococcal disease in Australia (MJA 2000; 173: S17-S64)