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Volume 176, Issue 11 — 3 June, 2002

From the editor’s desk

From the Editor's Desk

Martin B Van Der Weyden
Med J Aust 2002; 176 (11): 509. 

In This Issue, 3 June 2002

Med J Aust 2002; 176 (11): 512. 

Editorials

Antibiotic guidelines: improved implementation is the challenge

D Ashley R Watson
Med J Aust 2002; 176 (11): 513-514.

Kidney disease: are you at risk?

Alan Cass
Med J Aust 2002; 176 (11): 515-516.

Bushfires, air pollution and asthma

Peter R Lewis and Stephen J Corbett
Med J Aust 2002; 176 (11): 517.

Fire ants in Australia: a new medical and ecological hazard

Keith I McCubbin and John M Weiner
Med J Aust 2002; 176 (11): 518-519.

Notable cases

Anaphylaxis due to Red Imported Fire Ant sting

Graham O Solley, Cas Vanderwoude and Gregory K Knight
Med J Aust 2002; 176 (11): 521-523. 

Research

Ceftriaxone and cefotaxime use in Victorian hospitals

Marion B Robertson, Jonathan G A Dartnell, Tony M Korman, Lisa L Ioannides-Demos, Sue W Kirsa, Julie A V Lord, Liliana Munafo and Graham B Byrnes
Med J Aust 2002; 176 (11): 524-529. 

Naltrexone in alcohol dependence: a randomised controlled trial of effectiveness in a standard clinical setting

Noeline C Latt, Stephen Jurd, Jennie Houseman and Sonia E Wutzke
Med J Aust 2002; 176 (11): 530-534. 

Exposure to bushfire smoke and asthma: an ecological study

Fay H Johnston, Anne M Kavanagh, David M J S Bowman and Randall K Scott
Med J Aust 2002; 176 (11): 535-538. 

Lessons from practice

Fulminant hepatic failure from herpes simplex in pregnancy

Ramesh Nagappan, Geoffrey Parkin, Ian Simpson and William Sievert
Med J Aust 2002; 176 (11): 595-596. 

The Research Enterprise

Collaborating with industry: choices for Australian medicine and universities

Hamilton Moses III, Abbey Perumpanani and Jon Nicholson
Med J Aust 2002; 176 (11): 543-546. 

For debate

Cervical screening: time to change the policy

James A Dickinson
Med J Aust 2002; 176 (11): 547-550. 

MJA Practice Essentials — Infectious Diseases

6: Sexually transmitted infections: new diagnostic approaches and treatments

Francis J Bowden, Sepehr N Tabrizi, Suzanne M Garland and Christopher K Fairley
Med J Aust 2002; 176 (11): 551-557. 

Snapshot

No room in the womb

Lourdes I St George and John St George
Med J Aust 2002; 176 (11): 558. 

Letters

Vitamin D deficiency is common in frail institutionalised older people in northern Sydney

Philip N Sambrook, Ian D Cameron, Robert G Cumming, Stephen R Lord, Jennifer M Schwarz, Angelika Trube and Lynnette M March
Med J Aust 2002; 176 (11): 560.

Perhexiline toxicity related to citalopram use

Karin Nyfort-Hansen
Med J Aust 2002; 176 (11): 560-561.

Cholestasis associated with the use of pravastatin sodium

Robert G Batey and Michelle Harvey
Med J Aust 2002; 176 (11): 561.

Paracetamol recall: a natural experiment influencing analgesic poisoning

Corrine R Balit, Geoffrey K Isbister, Andrew H Dawson and Ian M Whyte
Med J Aust 2002; 176 (11): 561-563.

Paracetamol recall: a natural experiment influencing analgesic poisoning

David Gunnell and Anthea Steans
Med J Aust 2002; 176 (11): 561-563.

Paracetamol recall: a natural experiment influencing analgesic poisoning

David Gunnell
Med J Aust 2002; 176 (11): 561-563.

An ecological perspective of cholesterol

Christopher H Cantor
Med J Aust 2002; 176 (11): 564.

Columns

eMJA: In other journals - 3 June 2002

Med J Aust 2002; 176 (11): 559.

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