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Volume 187, Issue 1 — 2 July, 2007

From the editor’s desk

Centralising the blame game

Martin B Van Der Weyden
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (1): 1. 

In This Issue

Dr Ruth Armstrong
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (1): 2. 

Editorials

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in hospitals: time for a culture change

Peter J Collignon, M Lindsay Grayson and Paul D R Johnson
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (1): 4-5.

Towards the appropriate use of diagnostic imaging

Richard M Mendelson and Conor P J Murray
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (1): 5-6.

Model for a single ethical and scientific review of multicentre research in New South Wales

Helen E Fraser, Ainsley E Martlew and Deborah J Frew
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (1): 7-8.

Research

Trends in medication use for asthma in school-entry children in the Australian Capital Territory, 2000–2005

Christine B Phillips, Helen Toyne, Karen Ciszek, Robyn G Attewell and Marjan Kljakovic
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (1): 10-13. 

The relationship between compensable status and long-term patient outcomes following orthopaedic trauma

Belinda J Gabbe, Peter A Cameron, Owen D Williamson, Elton R Edwards, Stephen E Graves and Martin D Richardson
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (1): 14-17. 

Sustainable antenatal care services in an urban Indigenous community: the Townsville experience

Kathryn S Panaretto, Melvina R Mitchell, Lynette Anderson, Sarah L Larkins, Vivienne Manessis, Petra G Buettner and David Watson
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (1): 18-22. 

A Quality Use of Medicines program for general practitioners and older people: a cluster randomised controlled trial

Sabrina W Pit, Julie E Byles, David A Henry, Lucy Holt, Vibeke Hansen and Deborah A Bowman
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (1): 23-30. 

For debate

Point-of-care tests for lower respiratory tract infections

Patrick G P Charles and M Lindsay Grayson
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (1): 36-39. 

Point-of-care testing for community-acquired pneumonia: do we have all the answers?

Dominic E Dwyer and Vitali Sintchenko
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (1): 40-42. 

Improving practice

Use of thoracic computed tomography by general practitioners

Graham Simpson and Garry S Hartrick
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (1): 43-46. 

Viewpoint

Alcohol and hepatitis C

John M Duggan and Anne E Duggan
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (1): 47-48. 

Snapshot

A web of dysphagia

Sandeep Chauhan, Atul Sachdev, Sanjay D’Cruz, Ram Singh and Sandeep Singla
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (1): 51. 

Opioid overdose deaths can occur in patients with naltrexone implants

Gary K Hulse and Robert J Tait
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (1): 54. 

Opioid overdose deaths can occur in patients with naltrexone implants

Moira G-B Sim
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (1): 54. 

Opioid overdose deaths can occur in patients with naltrexone implants

Colin L Brewer
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (1): 55. 

Opioid overdose deaths can occur in patients with naltrexone implants

Robert G Batey
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (1): 55. 

Opioid overdose deaths can occur in patients with naltrexone implants

Nikolaj Kunøe and Helge Waal
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (1): 56. 

Opioid overdose deaths can occur in patients with naltrexone implants

Eric Khong and Winston Choy
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (1): 56. 

Opioid overdose deaths can occur in patients with naltrexone implants

Amy E Gibson, Louisa J Degenhardt and Wayne D Hall
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (1): 56-57. 

Letters

Intradermal rabies vaccine

Anthony Gherardin and Sonny Lau
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (1): 58-59.

Spontaneous intracranial hypotension: an easily treated headache

Mohamed Asif Chinnaratha, Ronald A Criddle and Paul J Graziotti
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (1): 59.

Australian children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes have low vitamin D levels

Ristan M Greer, Meredith A Rogers, Francis G Bowling, Helen M Buntain, Mark Harris, Gary M Leong and Andrew M Cotterill
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (1): 59-60.

Revisiting the metabolic syndrome

Tomi-Pekka Tuomainen
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (1): 61.

Revisiting the metabolic syndrome

Gerard T Chew, Seng Khee Gan and Gerald F Watts
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (1): 61.

Genotype and adverse drug reactions to warfarin

Keith A Byron and Anthony E Dear
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (1): 61-62.

Lack of consistency in safe-sleeping messages to parents

Roger W Byard, Glenda Cains, Helen Noblet and Maxine Weber
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (1): 62.

Mycobacterium ulcerans infection: an eponymous ulcer

Derek H Meyers
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (1): 63.

Mycobacterium ulcerans infection: an eponymous ulcer

Paul D R Johnson and John A Hayman
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (1): 63.

Mycobacterium ulcerans infection in Brazil

Vitorino M dos Santos, Flávio L Noronha, Érica C Vicentina and Camila C Lima
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (1): 63-64.

Departments

The Time Eaters

Richard Bronson
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (1): 46.

MJA/Wyeth Award 2006

Med J Aust 2007; 187 (1): 50.

A much-needed handbook on motor neurone disease

John King
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (1): 50.

Ototoxic ear drops with grommet and tympanic membrane perforations: a position statement

Robert J Black, Vince C Cousins, Peter Chapman, Zoran Becvarovski, Harvey L C Coates, Stephen J O’Leary, Christopher F Perry and Brian J Williams
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (1): 62.

Columns

In Other Journals

Dr Tanya Grassi
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (1): 2.