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Volume 190, Issue 1 — 5 January, 2009

From the editor’s desk

In This Issue

Dr Ruth Armstrong
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (1): 2. 

Editorials

Current management of pre-eclampsia

Mark A Brown and Sandra A Lowe
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (1): 3-4.

Disproportionate burdens: the multidimensional impacts of climate change on the health of Indigenous Australians

Donna Green, Ursula King and Joe Morrison
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (1): 4-5. 

Access to eMJA: 2009

Martin B Van Der Weyden
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (1): 5.

Research

Child homicide in New South Wales from 1991 to 2005

Olav B Nielssen, Matthew M Large, Bruce D Westmore and Steven M Lackersteen
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (1): 7-11. 

Pattern of childhood malignant tumours in a teaching hospital in south-western Nigeria

Ayodeji O J Agboola, Folashade A Adekanmbi, Adewale A Musa, Adetoun S Sotimehin, Anotu M Deji-Agboola, Aderibigbe M O Shonubi, Temitope Y Oyebadejo and Adekunbi A F Banjo
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (1): 12-14. 

Health care

Telemedicine across the ages

Anthony C Smith and Leonard C Gray
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (1): 15-19. 

The changing face of radiology: from local practice to global network

Julian Adler, Chris Yu and Mineesh Datta
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (1): 20-23. 

The profession

Helping medical specialists working in rural and remote Australia deal with professional isolation: the Support Scheme for Rural Specialists

Belinda R Pond, Lauren G Dalton, Gary J Disher and Michael J Cousins
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (1): 24-27. 

Research enterprise

A decade of NHMRC People Support expenditure in review: is support for Indigenous health research increasing?

Sophia Leon de la Barra, Sally Redman, Sandra Eades and Carey Lonsdale
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (1): 28-31. 

Viewpoint

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: time to rethink

George Halasz
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (1): 32-33.

Indigenous health

Clinical update

Management of symptomatic colonic diverticular disease

Kevin Ooi and Shing W Wong
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (1): 37-40. 

Notable cases

Cardiac arrest in a young man following excess consumption of caffeinated “energy drinks”

Adam J Berger and Kevin Alford
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (1): 41-43. 

Obituaries

Ian Sutherland Reid MB BS, FRACS, FRCS(Edin)

Med J Aust 2009; 190 (1): 11. 

Neville Beaumont Wilmer OAM, MB BS, DTM&H, FRACGP, DObst, RCOG, FAMA

John A Comerford
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (1): 36. 

Letters

Screening for skin cancer in Queensland: who attends, and why and where do they attend?

Philippa H Youl, Peter D Coxeter, David C Whiteman and Joanne F Aitken
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (1): 45.

Community acquisition of ESBL-producing Escherichia coli: a growing concern

Justin T Denholm, Michael Huysmans and Denis Spelman
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (1): 45-46.

Prevalence of self-reported allergies to food in Australia as assessed by Internet-based questionnaires

Katrina J Allen, Jennifer J Koplin, Carmen Gould and Nicholas J Osborne
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (1): 46-47.

Prevalence and correlates of three types of pelvic pain in a nationally representative sample of Australian women

Marian K Pitts, Jason A Ferris, Anthony M Smith, Julia M Shelley and Juliet Richters
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (1): 47-48.

Columns

In Other Journals

Dr Ann Gregory
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (1): 44.