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Volume 190, Issue 3 — 2 February, 2009

From the editor’s desk

The land of milk and honey

Martin B Van Der Weyden
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (3): 105. 

In This Issue

Dr Ruth Armstrong
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (3): 106. 

Editorials

Lipid abnormalities in children: should we be doing more?

Julian G Ayer, David R Sullivan and Gary F Sholler
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (3): 107-108.

Risks of proton-pump inhibitors: what every doctor should know

Nicholas J Talley
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (3): 109-110.

Health care

Proton-pump inhibitors and the risk of antibiotic use and hospitalisation for pneumonia

Elizabeth E Roughead, Emmae N Ramsay, Nicole L Pratt, Philip Ryan and Andrew L Gilbert
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (3): 114-116. 

A survey of drug-dose calculation skills of Australian tertiary hospital doctors

Chanelle M Simpson, Gerben B Keijzers and James F Lind
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (3): 117-120. 

Haemopoietic stem cell transplantation for children in Australia and New Zealand, 1998–2006: a report on behalf of the Australasian Bone Marrow Transplant Recipient Registry and the Australian and New Zealand Children’s Haematology Oncology Group

Andrew S Moore, Peter J Shaw, Andrew R Hallahan, Tina L Carter, Tatjana Kilo, Ian Nivison-Smith, Tracey A O’Brien, Heather Tapp, Lochie Teague, Shaun R Wilson and Karin Tiedemann
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (3): 121-125. 

Medicine and the community

Population rates of bone densitometry use in Australia, 2001–2005, by sex and rural versus urban location

Dan P Ewald, John A Eisman, Ben D Ewald, Tania M Winzenberg, Markus J Seibel, Peter R Ebeling, Leon A Flicker and Peter T Nash
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (3): 126-128. 

Public health

Incidence and outcomes of major trauma assaults: a population-based study in Victoria

Phebe A O’Mullane, Antonina A Mikocka-Walus, Belinda J Gabbe and Peter A Cameron
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (3): 129-132. 

Acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease in Fiji: prospective surveillance, 2005–2007

Andrew C Steer, Joseph Kado, Adam W J Jenney, Michael Batzloff, Lepani Waqatakirewa, E Kim Mulholland and Jonathan R Carapetis
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (3): 133-135. 

Lifestyle

When does severe childhood obesity become a child protection issue?

Shirley M Alexander, Louise A Baur, Roger Magnusson and Bernadette Tobin
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (3): 136-139. 

The emergence of “lifestyle medicine” as a structured approach for management of chronic disease

Garry J Egger, Andrew F Binns and Stephan R Rossner
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (3): 143-145. 

Childhood obesity in Australia remains a widespread health concern that warrants population-wide prevention programs

Timothy P Gill, Louise A Baur, Adrian E Bauman, Kate S Steinbeck, Leonard H Storlien, Maria A Fiatarone Singh, Jennie C Brand-Miller, Stephen Colagiuri and Ian D Caterson
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (3): 146-148. 

Paradoxical nutritional deficiency in overweight and obesity: the importance of nutrient density

Tania P Markovic and Sharon J Natoli
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (3): 149-151. 

Health care reform

On solutions to the shortage of doctors in Australia and New Zealand

Des F Gorman and Peter M Brooks
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (3): 152-156. 

Notable cases

Early detection of malignant pleural mesothelioma through measurement of soluble mesothelin-related protein and positron emission tomography

Emma L O’Lone, Eun-Kee Park, Alessandra Sandrini, Gerald B Fogarty and Deborah H Yates
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (3): 158-159. 

Letters

Secondary prevention among cardiac patients not referred to cardiac rehabilitation

Natalie A Johnson, Kerry J Inder, Amanda L Nagle and John H Wiggers
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (3): 161.

Invasive management and late clinical outcomes in contemporary Australian management of acute coronary syndromes: observations from the ACACIA registry

Derek P Chew, John V Amerena, Steve G Coverdale, Jamie M Rankin, Carolyn M Astley, Ashish Soman and David B Brieger
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (3): 162.

Why we need a national registry in interventional cardiology

Christopher M Reid, Andrew E Ajani and David Eccleston
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (3): 162-163.

Very late stent thrombosis after discontinuation of clopidogrel therapy

Myles M Conroy and Stephen N C Bolsin
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (3): 163-164.

Very late stent thrombosis after discontinuation of clopidogrel therapy

Simon J Pattullo and Rohan Jayasinghe
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (3): 163-164.

Decrease in breast cancer incidence following a rapid fall in use of hormone replacement therapy in Australia

Graham G Giles, Richard Bell, Helen Farrugia and Vicky Thursfield
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (3): 164-165.

Decrease in breast cancer incidence following a rapid fall in use of hormone replacement therapy in Australia

Karen Canfell, Emily Banks, Mark Clements, Yoon J Kang and Valerie Beral
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (3): 164-165.

The changing face of the Australian population: growth in centenarians

Heather Booth
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (3): 165-166.

Invasive pneumococcal disease in Western Australia: emergence of serotype 19A

Carolien M Giele, Anthony D Keil, Deborah Lehmann and Paul G Van Buynder
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (3): 166.

Influence of television on demand for cosmetic surgery

Darryl J Hodgkinson
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (3): 167.

Treatment of type B insulin resistance with immunoglobulin: novel use of an old therapy

Huy A Tran and Glenn E Reeves
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (3): 168.

Book reviews

Neuromuscular disease A to Z

Chris S Kneebone
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (3): 139.

Living with bipolar disorder

Michael Berk
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (3): 139.

Columns

In Other Journals

Dr Tanya Grassi
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (3): 160.