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Volume 186, Issue 1 — 1 January, 2007

From the editor’s desk

In This Issue

Med J Aust 2007; 186 (1): 1. 

Editorials

Lessons from the NHS National Programme for IT

Enrico W Coiera
Med J Aust 2007; 186 (1): 3-4.

Promoting community awareness of the link between illicit drugs and mental disorders

Anthony F Jorm and Dan I Lubman
Med J Aust 2007; 186 (1): 5-6.

Nutrition and Obesity

New Year’s resolution: let’s get rid of excessive food prices in remote Australia

Karen L Webb and Stephen R Leeder
Med J Aust 2007; 186 (1): 7-8. 

The increasing cost of the basic foods required to promote health in Queensland

Michelle S Harrison, Terry Coyne, Amanda J Lee, Dympna Leonard, Simone Lowson, Anita Groos and Bronwyn A Ashton
Med J Aust 2007; 186 (1): 9-14. 

Nutrition-related disorders in Indigenous Australians: how things have changed

Michael S Gracey
Med J Aust 2007; 186 (1): 15-17. 

Children's television sub-standards: a call for significant amendments

Bridget P Kelly and Josephine Y Chau
Med J Aust 2007; 186 (1): 18.

Traffic-light food labels

Trevor C Beard, Caryl A Nowson and Malcolm D Riley
Med J Aust 2007; 186 (1): 19.

Obesity, law and personal responsibility

Ruth M Armstrong
Med J Aust 2007; 186 (1): 20.

Research

High risk-factor level and low risk-factor knowledge in patients not accessing cardiac rehabilitation after acute coronary syndrome

Julie Redfern, Elizabeth R Ellis, Tom Briffa and S Ben Freedman
Med J Aust 2007; 186 (1): 21-25. 

Workforce trends in specialist and GP obstetric practice in Victoria

Cameron S Loy, R Bruce Warton and James A Dunbar
Med J Aust 2007; 186 (1): 26-30. 

Ladders revisited

Biswadev Mitra, Peter A Cameron and Belinda J Gabbe
Med J Aust 2007; 186 (1): 31-34. 

For debate

National guidelines on alcohol use during pregnancy: a dissenting opinion

John S Whitehall
Med J Aust 2007; 186 (1): 35-37. 

Bites and stings

Animal and human bite injuries in Victoria, 1998–2004

Catherine E MacBean, David McD Taylor and Karen Ashby
Med J Aust 2007; 186 (1): 38-40. 

Spotted black snake (Pseudechis guttatus) envenoming

Melanie Jansen, Monique McLeod, Julian White and Geoffrey K Isbister
Med J Aust 2007; 186 (1): 41-42.

Treatment of jellyfish stings

John G Taylor
Med J Aust 2007; 186 (1): 43.

Notable cases

A “paneful” perforation

Sally A Johnston, David A Lisle and Roderick C Borrowdale
Med J Aust 2007; 186 (1): 46. 

Correction

Shrinking bottle syndrome

Sarah Newton, Hemant Jain, Joane Coleman and Srinivas Bolisetty
Med J Aust 2007; 186 (1): 8.

Letters

Gone fishing

Bernard S Pearn-Rowe
Med J Aust 2007; 186 (1): 47.

Gone fishing

Paul Nisselle
Med J Aust 2007; 186 (1): 47.

Snapshot

Superior mesenteric artery syndrome with hepatic portal venous gas

Chi-Lun Tsai, Ming-Jenn Chen, Che-Kim Tan, Khee-Siang Chan and Kuo-Chen Cheng
Med J Aust 2007; 186 (1): 48. 

Obituary

John William Dyer Middleton MB BS, FRANZCP

Geoffrey Sinclair
Med J Aust 2007; 186 (1): 43. 

Book reviews

Addressing domestic violence

Danielle Mazza
Med J Aust 2007; 186 (1): ?.

Sound sleeping for infants

Harriet Hiscock
Med J Aust 2007; 186 (1): ?.

Better sports nutrition

Bronwen Lundy
Med J Aust 2007; 186 (1): ?.

Understanding female genital mutilation

Gregory J Jenkins
Med J Aust 2007; 186 (1): ?.