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Volume 189, Issue 8 — 20 October, 2008

From the editor’s desk

Armchair reform

Martin B Van Der Weyden
Med J Aust 2008; 189 (8): 417. 

In This Issue

Dr Ruth Armstrong
Med J Aust 2008; 189 (8): 418. 

Editorials

Humanising doctors: what can the medical humanities offer?

J Jill Gordon
Med J Aust 2008; 189 (8): 420-421.

High-density lipoproteins: the next frontier in lipid management

Sanjay Patel
Med J Aust 2008; 189 (8): 421-422.

Research

Outcomes after percutaneous coronary intervention in contemporary Australian practice: insights from a large multicentre registry

Andrew E Ajani, Christopher M Reid, Stephen J Duffy, Nick Andrianopoulos, Jeffrey Lefkovits, Alexander Black, Gishel New, Robert Lew, James A Shaw, Bryan P Yan, Ronen Gurvitch, Ali Al-Fiadh, Angela L Brennan and David J Clark
Med J Aust 2008; 189 (8): 423-428. 

Improving access to acute stroke therapies: a controlled trial of organised pre-hospital and emergency care

Debbie A Quain, Mark W Parsons, Allan R Loudfoot, Neil J Spratt, Malcolm K Evans, Michelle L Russell, Angela T Royan, Andrea G Moore, Ferdinand Miteff, Carolyn J Hullick, John Attia, Patrick McElduff and Christopher R Levi
Med J Aust 2008; 189 (8): 429-433. 

Public health

Recent increases in mumps incidence in Australia: the “forgotten” age group in the 1998 Australian Measles Control Campaign

Padmasiri E Aratchige, Peter B McIntyre, Helen E Quinn and Gwendolyn L Gilbert
Med J Aust 2008; 189 (8): 434-437. 

The epidemiology of Helicobacter pylori infection in African refugee children resettled in Australia

Sarah Cherian, David Forbes, Frank Sanfilippo, Angus Cook and David Burgner
Med J Aust 2008; 189 (8): 438-441. 

Epidemiology of sexually transmitted infections on the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Lands: results of a comprehensive control program

Rae-Lin Huang, Paul J Torzillo, Vivien A Hammond, Stephanie T Coulter and Adrienne C Kirby
Med J Aust 2008; 189 (8): 442-445. 

Medicine and the community

Chronic disease and labour force participation among older Australians

Deborah J Schofield, Rupendra N Shrestha, Megan E Passey, Arul Earnest and Susan L Fletcher
Med J Aust 2008; 189 (8): 447-450. 

Health reform

A robust clinical review process: the catalyst for clinical governance in an Australian tertiary hospital

Imogen A Mitchell, Bobby Antoniou, Judith L Gosper, John Mollett, Mark D Hurwitz and Tracey L Bessell
Med J Aust 2008; 189 (8): 451-455. 

Clinical update

Mumps: a resurgent disease with protean manifestations

Sanjaya N Senanayake
Med J Aust 2008; 189 (8): 456-459. 

Viewpoint

Commentary

Notable cases

Hepatosplenic T-cell lymphoma following infliximab therapy for Crohn’s disease

Musa Drini, Peter J Prichard, Gregor J E Brown and Finlay A Macrae
Med J Aust 2008; 189 (8): 464-465. 

Snapshot

Impacted fishbone in Meckel diverticulum

Med J Aust 2008; 189 (8): 417. 

Letters

Trimethylaminuria (fish malodour syndrome): a “benign” genetic condition with major psychosocial sequelae

Helen Mountain, Joanna M Brisbane, Amanda J Hooper, John R Burnett and Jack Goldblatt
Med J Aust 2008; 189 (8): 468.

Unplanned admissions to two Sydney public hospitals after naltrexone implants

D Martyn Lloyd-Jones
Med J Aust 2008; 189 (8): 468-471.

Unplanned admissions to two Sydney public hospitals after naltrexone implants

Mark Little and Lindsay M Murray
Med J Aust 2008; 189 (8): 468-471.

Unplanned admissions to two Sydney public hospitals after naltrexone implants

Michael P W Kozminsky
Med J Aust 2008; 189 (8): 468-471.

Unplanned admissions to two Sydney public hospitals after naltrexone implants

Nicholas Lintzeris
Med J Aust 2008; 189 (8): 468-471.

Medication self-administration by patients: a way to prevent errors?

Frank T Formby
Med J Aust 2008; 189 (8): 471.

Physician on call: Sweden compared with Australia

Henrik Falhammar
Med J Aust 2008; 189 (8): 471-472.

Columns

In Other Journals

Dr Tanya Grassi
Med J Aust 2008; 189 (8): 466.