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Volume 181, Issue 11 — 13 December, 2004

Journal activities

The year in review

Bronwyn Gaut
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 589-591.

How does it feel? You've won the MJA Christmas Competition!

Ruth M Armstrong
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 654.

Editorials

Australian healthcare: purposeful reform or three more years of political rhetoric?

Martin B Van Der Weyden
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 593-594.

“Without research, there is no hope”

Mary JC Hendrix
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 594-595.

South Pacific

Doctors in the Pacific

David A K Watters and David F Scott
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 597-601.

A Fijian perspective on providing a medical workforce

Wame R Baravilala and Robert F W Moulds
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 602.

Taking the family to East Timor

Carolyn L Beckett
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 603-604.

A two-year placement in the Solomon Islands

Rosalie Schultz
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 604-605.

Tailoring medical education in Papua New Guinea to the needs of the country

Isi H Kevau, John D Vince and Jean V McPherson
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 608-610.

Practising in rural Papua New Guinea

Harry Poka
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 609.

Papua New Guinea: targeting research to things that matter

John C Reeder
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 610-611.

Sirus Naraqi, CBE, MD, FACP, FRACP

Stephen R Leeder
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 611. 

Inequity in child health: what are the sustainable Pacific solutions?

Trevor Duke
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 612-614.

Power of one

Following fortune’s path

Tom Reeve
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 615-619.

An accidental career in a new discipline

Helen P Beange
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 620-622.

Doctor–artists

A fragile dilemma

Marc D Grunseit
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 623-625.

“The doctor is an artist”

Susan Byth
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 626-627.

Out of captivity

Lesley C Adès
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 628-630.

Banting — a Nobel artist

Joanne C Elliot
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 631.

Holiday reading

A legal outcome observed

John H T Ellard
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): ?.

Death and sex make a good read

Christine Hampshire
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): ?.

Secrets and silences

Ruth M Armstrong
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): ?.

Overseas-trained doctors

Arriving in Australia: overseas-trained doctors

Martin B Van Der Weyden and Mabel Chew
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 633-634.

Australian policy on overseas-trained doctors

Robert J Birrell
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 635-639. 

Integration of overseas-trained doctors into the Australian medical workforce

Barry P McGrath
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 640-642. 

What’s in a name?

Ranjana Srivastava and Declan J Green
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 643-644.

Uncovering an invisible workforce

Catherine M Joyce
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 645.

True stories

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in a blizzard

Bruce W S Robinson and Mark G Edwards
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 646-648.

The fallibility of memory: a natural experiment

Peter C Arnold
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 649.

A seachange for a city GP

Glynis A Johns
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 650-651. 

The profession

Leadership in medicine: where are the leaders?

S Bruce Dowton
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 652-654. 

Medical politics in Australia in the 1870s

David Molloy
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 655-657.

Medical education

International Campaign to Revitalise Academic Medicine (ICRAM): what does it mean for Australia?

David Wilkinson and Robyn L Ward
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 658-659.

Jeopardising a Hippocratic tradition

David P Weller, Richard F Heller and Konrad Jamrozik
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 660-661.

The new Australian medical schools: daring to be different

Kerrie A Lawson, Mabel Chew and Martin B Van Der Weyden
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 662-666.

Cry from the heart

A time to die

Michael J Mackay
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 667-668.

The Brazil Project

Ron Elisha
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 669-670.

Christmas offerings

Smoking status of 132 176 people advertising on a dating website

Simon Chapman, Melanie A Wakefield and Sarah J Durkin
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 672-674. 

Climate and government: weather, health and electoral outcome

Rosemary Aldrich
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 675-676.

Patient–oxygen dissociation curves: surveying the spectrum of oxygen-delivery methods

John R Attia, Balakrishnan R Nair, Stephen R Mears and Karen I Hitchcock
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 677-678. 

A chilling thought for Christmas 2004: might the newborn Christ have been hypothermic?

Tieh-Hee Koh and Marion R Koh
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 680-681.

The perils of pet ownership: a new fall-injury risk factor

Susan E Kurrle, Robert Day and Ian D Cameron
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 682-683. 

Bites and stings

Antivenom, anecdotes and evidence

Geoffrey K Isbister
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 685-686.

Snakebite mortality at Port Moresby General Hospital, Papua New Guinea, 1992–2001

Forbes McGain, Ken D Winkel, Aaron Limbo, David J Williams and Gertrude Didei
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 687-691. 

Irukandji syndrome in northern Western Australia: an emerging health problem

Conrad J Macrokanis, Nicole L Hall and Jacki K Mein
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 699-702. 

Antivenom dosing in 35 patients with severe brown snake (Pseudonaja) envenoming in Western Australia over 10 years

Justin M Yeung, Frank F S Daly, Mark Little, Lindsay M Murray and George A Jelinek
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 703-705. 

Do box jellyfish sleep at night?

Jamie E Seymour, Teresa J Carrette and Paul A Sutherland
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 707.

Letters

Reactive arthritis and vasculitis in a child due to Ross River virus infection

Kynan T Feeney, Kevin J Murray, Amanda J Whittle and Gary K Dowse
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 710.

Perception of seasonal changes in physical activity among young Australian and German women

Tanja Hechler, Josephine Y Chau, Sarah Giesecke and Silja Vocks
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 710-711.

GP payment: not just how, but how much

James A Dickinson
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 711.

Practice nurses

Sandy L A Reid
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 711-712.

Mobile phones and asthma: there is a correlation!

Gaudenz M Hafen and John Massie
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 712.

Quotable quotes

Not for print

Ann T Gregory
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 671.

Snapshot

SARS in a can!

Guy D Eslick
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 596. 

Going with the flow: Ascaris lumbricoides in a T-tube

Ilyas Baskonus, Gokturk Maralcan, Abdullah Serin and Necdet Aybasti
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 619. 

Short circuit

Nathan Lawrentschuk and Paul A Kearns
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 634. 

Retro spleen

Sam McCormack
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 642. 

More art of medicine

Iain J Skinner
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 644. 

Steps to recovery

Annmarie A Bosco and Giselle Kidson-Gerber
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 645. 

Antarctic emergency

Geoffrey A Couser
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 648. 

The body shop — Asian style

Dhushan Illesinghe
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 651. 

Intracranial penetration

Hossein Sanaei-Zadeh, Kamran Aghakhani and Mansour Parvaresh
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 670. 

Valve-spring headache

Sam McCormack
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 708. 

Little boy lost

Brad Milner
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 708. 

The Lion King

Steven R Doherty
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (11): 712.