Sight-seeing in the Solomon Islands

Michelle L Baker and Geoffrey T Painter
Med J Aust 2005; 183 (9): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2005.tb07138.x
Published online: 7 November 2005

Michelle L Baker,* Geoffrey T Painter

  • 1 Neurosurgery Department, Royal Melbourne Hospital, 46-58 Drummond Street, Carlton, VIC 3053.
  • 2 Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Pacific Islands Project, Melbourne, VIC.


Acknowledgement: We thank Richard Le Mesurier, VISION 2020 Regional Coordinator, Western Pacific Region for editorial input.

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