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Volume 185, Issue 6 — 18 September, 2006

From the editor’s desk

Tilting at titles

Martin B Van Der Weyden
Med J Aust 2006; 185 (6): 297. 

In This Issue

Med J Aust 2006; 185 (6): 297. 

Editorials

Doctors behaving badly?

Martin H N Tattersall and Ian H Kerridge
Med J Aust 2006; 185 (6): 299-300.

Clinical guidelines: what can we do to increase their use?

Richard Grol and Heather Buchan
Med J Aust 2006; 185 (6): 301-302.

Prisons: mental health institutions of the 21st century?

Paul White and Harvey Whiteford
Med J Aust 2006; 185 (6): 302-303.

Suicide in Australia: some good news

Robert D Goldney
Med J Aust 2006; 185 (6): 304.

Research

Diabetes guidelines: easier to preach than to practise?

Wendy Bryant,*, Jerry R Greenfield,*, Donald J Chisholm and Lesley V Campbell
Med J Aust 2006; 185 (6): 305-309. 

Implementing iron management clinical practice guidelines in patients with chronic kidney disease having dialysis

Michelle J Irving, Jonathan C Craig, Martin Gallagher, Stephen McDonald, Kevan R Polkinghorne, Rowan G Walker and Simon D Roger
Med J Aust 2006; 185 (6): 310-314. 

Suicide in the Northern Territory, 1981–2002

Mary-Anne L Measey, Shu Qin Li, Robert Parker and Zhiqiang Wang
Med J Aust 2006; 185 (6): 315-319. 

For debate

Potential impact of AUSFTA on Australia’s blood supply

Hilary J Bambrick, Thomas A Faunce and Kellie Johnston
Med J Aust 2006; 185 (6): 320-323. 

Should medical students be routinely offered BCG vaccination?

Maryza Graham, Tanya M Howley, Robert J Pierce and Paul D Johnson
Med J Aust 2006; 185 (6): 324-326. 

Viewpoint

Inhalant misuse in youth: time for a coordinated response

Dan I Lubman, Leanne Hides and Murat Yücel
Med J Aust 2006; 185 (6): 327-330. 

Lessons from practice

Scurvy in an otherwise well young man

Sally J Mapp and Paul B Coughlin
Med J Aust 2006; 185 (6): 331-332. 

Snapshot

Infected atrial myxoma

Ahmed Awab, Mehdi Hamadani, Bhanu Sud and Gene W Voskuhl
Med J Aust 2006; 185 (6): 332. 

MJA Practice Essentials — Allergy

3. Drug hypersensitivity

Francis C K Thien
Med J Aust 2006; 185 (6): 333-338. 

Latex allergy

Constance H Katelaris
Med J Aust 2006; 185 (6): 339.

Letters

Early medical abortion in Australia: more common than statistics suggest?

Caroline M de Costa
Med J Aust 2006; 185 (6): 341.

A champion-driven pathway towards quality improvement in the medical management of osteoporotic fractures

Tim Yu-Ting Lu, Jennifer A Pink, Lauren E Whitten, Catherine L Hill, Robert J Adams and Catherine Gibb
Med J Aust 2006; 185 (6): 341-342.

Clinical trials of unapproved medicines in Australia

Jonathon Rankin, Jenny Mason, Neil Kottege and Natasha Y Andersson
Med J Aust 2006; 185 (6): 342-343.

Weight management in general practice: what do patients want?

Claire Hewat
Med J Aust 2006; 185 (6): 344.

Book reviews

Stem cells: the story behind the headlines

Edward Byrne
Med J Aust 2006; 185 (6): ?.

Columns

In Other Journals

Ann Gregory
Med J Aust 2006; 185 (6): 340.