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Volume 184, Issue 1 — 2 January, 2006

From the editor’s desk

In This Issue

Med J Aust 2006; 184 (1): 2. 

Editorials

Improving the availability of artesunate for treatment of severe malaria

Nicholas M Anstey, Ric N Price and Nicholas J White
Med J Aust 2006; 184 (1): 3-4.

A new EPOC in Australian health research

Russell L Gruen, Heather Buchan, Jan Davies, Alain Mayhew and Jeremy M Grimshaw
Med J Aust 2006; 184 (1): 4-5.

Sun, Shadow and Skin Cancer

Non-melanoma skin cancer in Australia: the 2002 national survey and trends since 1985

Margaret P Staples, Mark Elwood, Robert C Burton, Jodie L Williams, Robin Marks and Graham G Giles
Med J Aust 2006; 184 (1): 6-10. 

Skin cancer medicine in primary care: towards an agenda for quality health outcomes

David Wilkinson, Scott Kitchener, Peter Bourne and Anthony Dixon
Med J Aust 2006; 184 (1): 11-12. 

Effective shade structures

David J Turnbull and Alfio V Parisi
Med J Aust 2006; 184 (1): 13-15. 

Crisis

Pandemics, antiviral stockpiles and biosecurity in Australia: what about the generic option?

Buddhima Lokuge, Peter Drahos and Warwick Neville
Med J Aust 2006; 184 (1): 16-20. 

Post-tsunami relief in a small village in rural India

Rohen White
Med J Aust 2006; 184 (1): 21-22.

Challenges of post-tsunami reconstruction in Sri Lanka: health care aid and the Health Alliance

Paul A Komesaroff and Suresh Sundram
Med J Aust 2006; 184 (1): 23-26. 

Complementary medicine

The continuing use of complementary and alternative medicine in South Australia: costs and beliefs in 2004

Alastair H MacLennan, Stephen P Myers and Anne W Taylor
Med J Aust 2006; 184 (1): 27-31. 

Research enterprise

Obituary

Dr Wilfred Win Law OAM, DO, FACS, FRACO

Douglas J Coster
Med J Aust 2006; 184 (1): 39. 

Correction

Long-term trends in cancer mortality for Indigenous Australians in the Northern Territory

John R Condon, Joan Cunningham, Tony Barnes and Bruce K Armstrong
Med J Aust 2006; 184 (1): 39. 

Matters arising

Chronic kidney disease and automatic reporting of estimated glomerular filtration rate

Christopher M Florkowski, Wolf W Woltersdorf, Peter M George and Mohammed Saleem
Med J Aust 2006; 184 (1): 41-43.

Letters

Pethidine in emergency departments: promoting evidence-based prescribing

Biswadev Mitra and Peter A Cameron
Med J Aust 2006; 184 (1): 44-45.

Pethidine in emergency departments: promoting evidence-based prescribing

Karen I Kaye, Susan A Welch, Linda V Graudins, Andis Graudins, Tai Rotem, Sharon R Davis and Richard O Day
Med J Aust 2006; 184 (1): 44-45.

Severe renal failure and nephrocalcinosis in anorexia nervosa

Huy A Tran
Med J Aust 2006; 184 (1): 46.

Severe renal failure and nephrocalcinosis in anorexia nervosa

Matthew A Roberts, Campbell R Thorpe, Duncan P MacGregor, Nick Paoletti and Francesco L Ierino
Med J Aust 2006; 184 (1): 46.

The aromatase inhibitors in early breast cancer: who, when and why?

Alan Rodger
Med J Aust 2006; 184 (1): 46-47.

Vitamin D and chronic mental illness

Duncan A Howard, Sue D Waygood and Sharon L Desmond
Med J Aust 2006; 184 (1): 47.

Email “icon-ography” for health professionals

Biji T Kurien
Med J Aust 2006; 184 (1): 48.

Book review

Australia’s own diving medicine bible

Glen Hawkins
Med J Aust 2006; 184 (1): 32.

Columns

In Other Journals

Dr Ann Gregory
Med J Aust 2006; 184 (1): 40.