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Volume 187, Issue 3 — 6 August, 2007

From the editor’s desk

Australians deserve better than this

Martin B Van Der Weyden
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (3): 137. 

In This Issue

Dr Ann Gregory
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (3): 138. 

Editorials

Human embryonic stem cells leap the barrier

David G Penington and Graham F Mitchell
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (3): 139-140.

How should stable coronary artery disease be managed in the modern era?

Keith V Woollard and Mark A J Newman
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (3): 140-141.

Research

Management of migraine in Australian general practice

Richard J Stark, Lisa Valenti and Graeme C Miller
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (3): 142-146. 

Overweight, obesity and metabolic syndrome in rural southeastern Australia

Edward D Janus, Tiina Laatikainen, James A Dunbar, Annamari Kilkkinen, Stephen J Bunker, Benjamin Philpot, Philip A Tideman, Rosy Tirimacco and Sami Heistaro
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (3): 147-152. 

Discordance between level of risk and intensity of evidence-based treatment in patients with acute coronary syndromes

Ian A Scott, Patrick H Derhy, Di O’Kane, Kylie A Lindsay, John J Atherton and Mark A Jones, for the CPIC Cardiac Collaborative
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (3): 153-159. 

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in general practice: a decision-making dilemma

Suzi S Mikhail, Nicholas A Zwar, Sanjyot Vagholkar, Sarah M Dennis and Richard O Day
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (3): 160-163. 

Health care

A national survey of medical morning handover report in Australian hospitals

Matthew J Fassett, Terry J Hannan, Iain K Robertson, Steven J Bollipo and Robert G Fassett
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (3): 164-165. 

For debate

Organ donation after cardiac death: legal and ethical justifications for antemortem interventions

Bernadette Richards and Wendy A Rogers
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (3): 168-170. 

Medicine and the community

Early medical abortion in Cairns, Queensland: July 2006 – April 2007

Caroline M de Costa, Darren B Russell, Naomi R de Costa, Michael Carrette and Heather M McNamee
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (3): 171-173. 

IT and Health — Viewpoint

The effect of Web 2.0 on the future of medical practice and education: Darwikinian evolution or folksonomic revolution?

Rick McLean, Brian H Richards and Janet I Wardman
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (3): 174-177. 

Occupational health

“There will be no more!”: the legacy of the Toowong breast cancer cluster

Bernard W Stewart
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (3): 178-180. 

Clinical update

Remaining measles challenges in Australia

David N Durrheim, Heath Kelly, Mark J Ferson and David Featherstone
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (3): 181-184. 

Viewpoint

Notable cases

Liver transplantation in Jehovah’s Witness patients in Australasia

Gary P Jeffrey, John McCall, Edward Gane, Andrew W Mitchell, Neville M Gibbs, Vanessa Beavis, Kerry Gunn, Stephen Munn and Anthony K House
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (3): 188-189. 

Letters

A treatable cause of aborted sudden cardiac death

Aditya Kapoor, Timothy A Wells, Daniel Wong and John P O’Shea
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (3): 194.

Childhood overweight and obesity by Socio-Economic Indexes for Areas

Mu Li, Karen Byth and Creswell J Eastman
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (3): 195.

Increase in adult body weight in coronial autopsies: an impending crisis?

Roger W Byard and Maria Bellis
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (3): 195-196.

Challenge or opportunity: can regional training hospitals capitalise on the impending influx of interns?

Diann S Eley and David K Morrissey
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (3): 196-197.

Intern choices for James Cook University graduates

Tarun Sen Gupta, Richard B Hays and Richard B Murray
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (3): 197.

Transition Care: what is it and what are its outcomes?

Ian D Cameron and Owen Davies
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (3): 197-198.

Beyond the evidence: is there a place for antidepressant combinations in the pharmacotherapy of depression?

Murray J Walters, Alston M Unwin and Sean B Gills
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (3): 198-200.

Beyond the evidence: is there a place for antidepressant combinations in the pharmacotherapy of depression?

Nicholas A Keks, Graham D Burrows, David L Copolov, Richard Newton, Nick Paoletti, Isaac Schweitzer and John W G Tiller
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (3): 198-200.

Writing to the next of kin after the death of a patient

Ian T Jones
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (3): 200.

Obituary

Derek Adrian Trickett Farrar MB BS, DLO, FRCS(Eng), FRACS

Philip J Moore
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (3): 159. 

Book review

eMJA: Health law in Australia

Med J Aust 2007; 187 (3): ?.

Corrections

Columns

In Other Journals

Dr Tanya Grassi
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (3): 192.