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Volume 181, Issue 8 — 18 October, 2004

From the editor’s desk

Arrogance

Martin B Van Der Weyden
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (8): 409. 

In This Issue

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Editorials

Testosterone prescribing in Australia

Bronwyn GA Stuckey
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (8): 412-413.

Maternal deaths in Australia, 1997–1999

James F King, Emma K Slaytor and Elizabeth A Sullivan
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (8): 413-414.

Human papillomavirus: a cause of some head and neck cancers?

Barbara R Rose, Christopher J O’Brien and Wei Li
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (8): 415-416.

Postcard from the UK

Lying awake worrying about asteroids

Konrad Jamrozik, Richard F Heller and David P Weller
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (8): 417-418.

Research

Colonoscopy screening for colorectal cancer: the outcomes of two recruitment methods

Mike Corbett, Sharon L Chambers, Bruce Shadbolt, Doug Taupin and Lybus C Hillman
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (8): 423-427. 

Healthcare

Using checklists and reminders in clinical pathways to improve hospital inpatient care

Alan M Wolff, Sally A Taylor and Janette F McCabe
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (8): 428-431. 

New Drugs, Old Drugs

The direct thrombin inhibitor melagatran/ximelagatran

Timothy A Brighton
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (8): 432-437. 

Viewpoint

Throwing out the baby with the spa water?

Caroline M de Costa and Stephen Robson
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (8): 438-440. 

Research ethics committees: what is their contribution?

Bebe Loff and Jim Black
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (8): 440-441.

Medicine and the law

Gardner; re BWV: Victorian Supreme Court makes landmark Australian ruling on tube feeding

Michael A Ashby and Danuta Mendelson
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (8): 442-445. 

Notable cases

Visceral leishmaniasis: a trip to the Greek Islands is not always idyllic

Oui Ju, David I Grove, Wilfrid J Jaksic and Geoffrey W Dart
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (8): 446-447. 

EBM: Trials on trial

Multiple analyses in clinical trials: sound science or data dredging?

Sarah J Lord, Val J Gebski and Anthony C Keech
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (8): 452-454.

Snapshot

Electrocardiogram artefacts caused by an abdominal electrostimulator

Robert F Bonvini and Edoardo Camenzind
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (8): 455. 

Correction

Obituaries

John Atherton Young AO, FAA, BSc, MB BS, MD, DSc, FRACP

David I Cook
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (8): 449. 

Jean EdwardsMB BS, FRACR

Rebecca L Read
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (8): 449. 

Letters

Subsidised access to TNFα inhibitors: is the rationale for exclusion of rheumatoid-factor-negative patients defensible?

Christine Y Lu, Kenneth M Williams, Lyn March, James V Bertouch and Richard O Day
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (8): 457-458.

Multicentre research: negotiating the ethics approval obstacle course

Hugh G Dickson
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (8): 459-461.

Multicentre research: negotiating the ethics approval obstacle course

Kerry J Breen
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (8): 459-461.

Multicentre research: negotiating the ethics approval obstacle course

David J Maxwell and Karen I Kaye
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (8): 459-461.

Multicentre research: negotiating the ethics approval obstacle course

Martin B Van Der Weyden
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (8): 459-461.

Management of obesity

Gordon R W Davies
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (8): 461-462.

Management of obesity

Ray C McHenry, Richard W Gilhome and Chris Hensman
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (8): 461-462.

Management of obesity

Huy A Tran
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (8): 461-462.

Management of obesity

Joseph Proietto and Louise A Baur
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (8): 461-462.

Thyroid testing 10 years on

Richard X Davey
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (8): 462-464.

Thyroid testing 10 years on

Jan R Stockigt
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (8): 462-464.

Preventing intrathecal administration of vincristine

Peter J Gilbar and Christine V Carrington
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (8): 464.

Book reviews

Organising projects — a medicos’ guide

Christopher B Del Mar
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (8): ?.

Review of heart disease

Peter L Thompson
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (8): ?.

Columns

In Other Journals

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