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Volume 178, Issue 6 — 17 March, 2003

From the editor’s desk

Moulding the surgical mind

Martin B Van Der Weyden
Med J Aust 2003; 178 (6): 249. 

eMJA: In This Issue, 17 March 2003

Med J Aust 2003; 178 (6): 250. 

Editorials

Confidentiality and privacy: beyond legal duties

Colin JH Thomson
Med J Aust 2003; 178 (6): 252-253.

The "omnipotent" Science Citation Index Impact Factor

George D Lundberg
Med J Aust 2003; 178 (6): 253-254.

Allergy prevention — what we thought we knew

Andrew S Kemp
Med J Aust 2003; 178 (6): 254-255.

Research

Effectiveness of case management and post-acute services in older people after hospital discharge

Wen K Lim, Sue F Lambert and Len C Gray
Med J Aust 2003; 178 (6): 262-266. 

Effectiveness of interferon alfa-2b/ribavirin combination therapy for chronic hepatitis C in a clinic setting

Dinesh Kumar*, Craig Wallington-Beddoe*, Jacob George, Rita Lin, Dev Samarasinghe, Chris Liddle and Geoffrey C Farrell
Med J Aust 2003; 178 (6): 267-271. 

Position statement

"Stress" and coronary heart disease: psychosocial risk factors

Stephen J Bunker, David M Colquhoun, Murray D Esler, Ian B Hickie, David Hunt, V Michael Jelinek, Brian F Oldenburg, Hedley G Peach, Denise Ruth, Christopher C Tennant and Andrew M Tonkin
Med J Aust 2003; 178 (6): 272-276. 

Clinical ethics

Sharing patient information between professionals: confidentiality and ethics

Annette J Braunack-Mayer and Ea C Mulligan
Med J Aust 2003; 178 (6): 277-279. 

Viewpoint

Counting on citations: a flawed way to measure quality

Garry Walter, Karen Fisher, Sidney Bloch and Glenn Hunt
Med J Aust 2003; 178 (6): 280-281.

A new longitudinal study of the health and wellbeing of Australian children: how will it help?

Jan M Nicholson and Ann Sanson, on behalf of the LSAC Research Consortium
Med J Aust 2003; 178 (6): 282-284.

Medical education

Cancer knowledge and skills of interns in Australia and New Zealand in 2001: comparison with 1990, and between course types

Michael B Barton, Sharon E Miles, Martin H Tattersall, Phyllis N Butow, Sally Crossing, Konrad Jamrozik, Bin Jalaludin and Christopher H Atkinson
Med J Aust 2003; 178 (6): 285-289. 

MJA Practice Essentials – Rehabilitation Medicine

4: Rehabilitation after traumatic brain injury

Fary Khan, Ian J Baguley and Ian D Cameron
Med J Aust 2003; 178 (6): 290-295. 

Letters

How much cervical cancer is being prevented?

Heather S Mitchell
Med J Aust 2003; 178 (6): 298.

Ethics and research participation

Simon C Gandevia
Med J Aust 2003; 178 (6): 298-299.

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

Karen I Kaye, Andrea Mant, Linda Kehoe and Wendy C Rotem
Med J Aust 2003; 178 (6): 299-300.

Clinical practice guidelines for depression in young people

Jon N Jureidini and Anne L Tonkin
Med J Aust 2003; 178 (6): 300-302.

In reply: Clinical practice guidelines for depression in young people

Raphael TW Chan, Joseph M Rey and Philip L Hazell
Med J Aust 2003; 178 (6): 300-302.

What is pathography?

Johan A Schioldann
Med J Aust 2003; 178 (6): 303.

Is asthma prevention possible with dietary manipulation?

Jill L Sherriff
Med J Aust 2003; 178 (6): 303-304.

In reply: Is asthma prevention possible with dietary manipulation?

Craig M Mellis
Med J Aust 2003; 178 (6): 303-304.

The verdict from ALLHAT

Mark R Nelson
Med J Aust 2003; 178 (6): 304.

Obituary

Vernon Richard Keep MRCS, LRCP, DA, MFARCS

Matthew J Keep
Med J Aust 2003; 178 (6): 276. 

Book reviews

Pragmatic approach to clinical audit

Ian A Scott
Med J Aust 2003; 178 (6): ?.

Understanding evidence-based medicine

Donald Campbell
Med J Aust 2003; 178 (6): ?.

Columns

eMJA: In other journals - 17 March 2003

Med J Aust 2003; 178 (6): 297.