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MJA

Volume 174 Issue 10

21 May 2001

Editorials

Indigenous health research

  • Childhood post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis as a risk factor for chronic renal disease in later life Andrew V White, Wendy E Hoy, David A McCredie (MJA 2001; 174: 492-496)
  • Improving diabetes care in the primary healthcare setting: a randomised cluster trial in remote Indigenous communities Robyn A McDermott, Barbara A Schmidt, Ashim Sinha, Phillip Mills (MJA 2001; 174: 497-502)
  • Differing influences on Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal neonatal phenotypes: a prospective study Michael D Humphrey, Deborah J Holzheimer (MJA 2001; 174: 503-506)

Medicine and the community

  • Improving access to specialist care for remote Aboriginal communities: evaluation of a specialist outreach service Russell L Gruen, Ross S Bailie, Peter H d'Abbs, Ian C O'Rourke, Margaret M O'Brien, Nitin Verma (MJA 2001; 174: 507-511)

Public health

Notable cases

Clinical practice

  • Assessing competence to refuse medical treatment Paul Biegler, Cameron Stewart (MJA 2001; 174: 522-525)

Evidence-based medicine

  • Evidence-based medicine in intensive care Carlos D Scheinkestel, Andrew R Davies, Peter J Bristow (MJA 2001; 174: 526-527)

Clinical ethics

  • Refusal of treatment Malcolm H Parker, Bernadette Tobin (MJA 2001; 174: 531-532)

MJA Practice essentials - Neurology

  • Epilepsy Geoffrey K Herkes (MJA 2001; 174: 534-539)

EBM in action

  • Treatment alternatives for nocturnal leg cramps Christopher B Del Mar, Paul P Glasziou, Anneliese B Spinks, Sharon L Sanders, Deborah J Hilton (MJA 2001; 174: 540)