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Volume 177, Issue 10 — 18 November, 2002

From the editor’s desk

Preventive Medicine in the Pillory

Martin B Van Der Weyden
Med J Aust 2002; 177 (10): 529. 

In This Issue, 18 November 2002

Med J Aust 2002; 177 (10): 531. 

Editorials

The Cochrane Library: access for all Australians

Paul P Glasziou
Med J Aust 2002; 177 (10): 532-533.

Can we better meet the healthcare needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women?

Jennifer M Hunt and Lynore K Geia
Med J Aust 2002; 177 (10): 533-534. 

Primary open-angle glaucoma

Ivan Goldberg, Stuart L Graham and Paul R Healey
Med J Aust 2002; 177 (10): 535-536.

Epidural block and outcome after major surgery

Paul S Myles, Ian Power and Konrad Jamrozik
Med J Aust 2002; 177 (10): 536-537.

Research

Licit psychostimulant consumption in Australia, 1984–2000: international and jurisdictional comparison

Constantine G Berbatis, V Bruce Sunderland and Max Bulsara
Med J Aust 2002; 177 (10): 539-543. 

Participation in cervical cancer screening by women in rural and remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in Queensland

Michael D Coory, Jennifer M Muller, Nathan A M Dunn and Patricia S Fagan
Med J Aust 2002; 177 (10): 544-547. 

Appropriateness of red blood cell transfusion in Australasian intensive care practice

Craig J French, Rinaldo Bellomo, Simon R Finfer, Jeffery Lipman, Marianne Chapman and Neil W Boyce, and the ANZICS Clinical Trials Group*
Med J Aust 2002; 177 (10): 548-551. 

Notable cases

Fatal intravenous misuse of transdermal fentanyl

Mark D Reeves and Corinne J Ginifer
Med J Aust 2002; 177 (10): 552-554. 

For debate

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children: moving forward with divergent perspectives

George Halasz and Alasdair L A Vance
Med J Aust 2002; 177 (10): 554-557. 

Clinical update

Chlamydia pneumoniae and cardiovascular disease

Mikkel M Larsen, Birgitte Moern, Paul L Andersen, Lars J Ostergaard and Andrew Fuller
Med J Aust 2002; 177 (10): 558-562. 

EBM: Trials on trial

Randomisation in clinical trials

Elaine M Beller, Val Gebski and Anthony C Keech
Med J Aust 2002; 177 (10): 565-567.

Lessons from practice

Pertussis: adults as a source in healthcare settings

Natalie M Spearing, Robert L Horvath and Joseph G McCormack
Med J Aust 2002; 177 (10): 568-569. 

Public health

Endemic invasive amoebiasis in northern Australia

James S McCarthy, David Peacock, Kevin P Trown, Patrick Bade, William A Petri Jr and Bart J Currie
Med J Aust 2002; 177 (10): 570. 

Letters

The road to consensus: considerations for the safe use and prescribing of COX-2-specific inhibitors

Madlen Gazarian and Karen I Kaye
Med J Aust 2002; 177 (10): 572-573.

In reply: The road to consensus: considerations for the safe use and prescribing of COX-2-specific inhibitors

John P Edmonds, Richard O Day and James V Bertouch
Med J Aust 2002; 177 (10): 573-573.

Guideline-discordant care in acute myocardial infarction: predictors and outcomes

Kristen J Pearson
Med J Aust 2002; 177 (10): 573-574.

In reply: Guideline-discordant care in acute myocardial infarction: predictors and outcomes

Ian A Scott and Catherine M Harper
Med J Aust 2002; 177 (10): 574-574.

A Quality Use of Medicines program for continuity of care in therapeutics from hospital to community

Michael Jefford, Joanne L Clancy and Sharon M Butler
Med J Aust 2002; 177 (10): 574-576.

In reply: A Quality Use of Medicines program for continuity of care in therapeutics from hospital to community

Andrea Mant, Karen I Kaye, Linda Kehoe and Wendy C Rotem
Med J Aust 2002; 177 (10): 575-576.

Competing interests and careers

Peter Arnold
Med J Aust 2002; 177 (10): 576.

In reply: Declaration of background

Martin B Van Der Weyden
Med J Aust 2002; 177 (10): 576.

Columns

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