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Volume 184, Issue 6 — 20 March, 2006

From the editor’s desk

Coat of convenience

Martin B Van Der Weyden
Med J Aust 2006; 184 (6): 257. 

In This Issue

Med J Aust 2006; 184 (6): 258. 

Editorials

Strengthening Australia’s framework for research oversight

Warwick P Anderson, Christopher D Cordner and Kerry J Breen
Med J Aust 2006; 184 (6): 261-263.

The weight of evidence suggests that soft drinks are a major issue in childhood and adolescent obesity

Timothy P Gill, Anna M Rangan and Karen L Webb
Med J Aust 2006; 184 (6): 263-264.

Research

The psychological health of sole mothers in Australia

Deborah Loxton, Rosemary Mooney and Anne F Young
Med J Aust 2006; 184 (6): 265-268. 

Management of glioma in Victoria (1998–2000): retrospective cohort study

Mark A Rosenthal, Katharine J Drummond, Michael Dally, Michael Murphy, Lawrence Cher, David Ashley, Vicky Thursfield and Graham G Giles
Med J Aust 2006; 184 (6): 270-273. 

Medicine and the community

Maternal concern and perceptions of overweight in Australian preschool-aged children

Michele W-C Campbell, Joanne Williams, Anne Hampton and Melissa Wake
Med J Aust 2006; 184 (6): 274-277. 

Health care

The efficacy of a nurse-led preoperative cataract assessment and postoperative care clinic

Bradley J Kirkwood, Konrad Pesudovs, Paul Latimer and Douglas J Coster
Med J Aust 2006; 184 (6): 278-281. 

Research enterprise

Evaluation of NHMRC funded research completed in 1992, 1997 and 2003: gains in knowledge, health and wealth

Bronwyn A Kingwell, Gary P Anderson, Meg E Morris, Stephen J Duckett, Elizabeth A Hoole, Jan Rothwell-Short, Lisa R Jackson-Pulver, Levon M Khachigian, David M Roder and Andrew J Wilson, for the National Health and Medical Research Council Evaluations and Outcomes Working Committee
Med J Aust 2006; 184 (6): 282-286. 

Clinical update

Reducing the cardiovascular disease burden in rheumatoid arthritis

Sharon Van Doornum, Garry L R Jennings and Ian P Wicks
Med J Aust 2006; 184 (6): 287-290. 

Snapshot

Air in the liver

Ali Mofredj, Harry Toledano and Richard Boutboul
Med J Aust 2006; 184 (6): 291. 

For debate

Notable cases

Middle lobe syndrome as the pulmonary manifestation of primary Sjögren's syndrome

Horng-An Chen, Shinn-Liang Lai, Wei-Kang Kwang, Juhn-Cherng Liu, Chun-Hsiung Chen and De-Feng Huang
Med J Aust 2006; 184 (6): 294-295. 

MJA Practice Essentials — Sports Medicine

7. Sport for special groups

Carolyn R Broderick, Gregory J Winter and Roger M Allan
Med J Aust 2006; 184 (6): 297-302. 

Letters

Erythema induratum: a case of mistaken identity

Noel McK Bennett
Med J Aust 2006; 184 (6): 306-307.

Erythema induratum: a case of mistaken identity

James B Muir
Med J Aust 2006; 184 (6): 306-307.

Erythema induratum: a case of mistaken identity

Gary Y Chew, Christopher Henderson and John W Quin
Med J Aust 2006; 184 (6): 306-307.

Declining iodine content of milk and re-emergence of iodine deficiency in Australia

Mu Li, Kay V Waite, Gary Ma and Creswell J Eastman
Med J Aust 2006; 184 (6): 307.

Research administration and privacy legislation: dealing with the HIC (Medicare Australia)

Simon R Brice and Marie V Pirotta
Med J Aust 2006; 184 (6): 308-309.

Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme limitations on macrolides: implications for pertussis management

Kari A J Jarvinen, Bradley J McCall, Clare B Nourse, Joe G McCormack and Martyn H Tilse
Med J Aust 2006; 184 (6): 309.

The risks of a “Commonwealth Solution” for mental health

Michael Guy Duke
Med J Aust 2006; 184 (6): 309.

Driveway motor vehicle injuries in children: a prospective review of injury circumstances

Andrew J A Holland, Frank I Ross, Patricia Manglick, Fiona E Fahy and Daniel T Cass
Med J Aust 2006; 184 (6): 311.

Sports Doctors Australia

Neville R Blomeley
Med J Aust 2006; 184 (6): 311.

What’s in a title?

Garry J Walter
Med J Aust 2006; 184 (6): 312.

Book review

A primer for the Nobel Prize

Martin B Van Der Weyden
Med J Aust 2006; 184 (6): ?.

Columns

In Other Journals

Dr Ann Gregory
Med J Aust 2006; 184 (6): 303.