MJA
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MJA Careers

Volume 190, Issue 6 — 16 March, 2009

From the editor’s desk

Care and compassion

Martin B Van Der Weyden
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (6): 289. 

In This Issue

Dr Ruth Armstrong
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (6): 290. 

Editorials

After the fires: looking to the future using the lessons from the past

Alexander C McFarlane and Beverley Raphael
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (6): 291-292.

Water recycling — forwards or backwards for public health?

Karin S Leder, Joanne E O’Toole and Martha I Sinclair
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (6): 293-294.

The “alcopops” tax: heading in the right direction

Tanya N Chikritzhs, Paul M Dietze, Steven J Allsop, Michael M Daube, Wayne D Hall and Kypros Kypri
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (6): 294-295.

Research

Incidence and survival after acute myocardial infarction in Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in the Northern Territory, 1992–2004

Jiqiong You, John R Condon, Yuejen Zhao and Steven Guthridge
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (6): 298-302. 

Natural history of chronic kidney disease in Australian Indigenous and non-Indigenous children: a 4-year population-based follow-up study

Leigh Haysom, Rita Williams, Elisabeth M Hodson, Pamela A Lopez-Vargas, Leslie P Roy, David M Lyle and Jonathan C Craig
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (6): 303-306. 

Public health

Are babies getting bigger? An analysis of birthweight trends in New South Wales, 1990–2005

Ruth M Hadfield, Samantha J Lain, Judy M Simpson, Jane B Ford, Camille H Raynes-Greenow, Jonathan M Morris and Christine L Roberts
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (6): 312-315. 

Position statement

Calcium and bone health: position statement for the Australian and New Zealand Bone and Mineral Society, Osteoporosis Australia and the Endocrine Society of Australia

Kerrie M Sanders, Caryl A Nowson, Mark A Kotowicz, Kathryn Briffa, Amanda Devine and Ian R Reid
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (6): 316-320. 

Review

For debate

Lessons from practice

Subclavian stenosis causing angina after coronary artery bypass grafting

Daniel Tsyvine, Maryanne Hartzell, Marc P Bonaca, Gerard Connors and Scott Kinlay
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (6): 331-332. 

Notable cases

Clinical, electrophysiological and genetic features of a large Australian family with paramyotonia congenita

Sharavanan Parasivam, Malgorzata Krupa, Mark Slee and Dominic E Thyagarajan
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (6): 334-336. 

Letters

Management of kidney stone disease in New South Wales

Robert J Davies, R Denby Steele and John Kourambas
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (6): 339.

Management of kidney stone disease in New South Wales

Henry H Woo and Michael P Wines
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (6): 339.

Can tuberculosis mimic cancer?

Riad O El Fakih, Bassem M Chehab, Rami A Mortada and Maha Assi
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (6): 340-341.

Salt intake and health in the Australian population

Trevor C Beard
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (6): 341.

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

Daniel C Burger and Timothy H J Florin
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (6): 341-342.

Peer physical examination: time to revisit?

John E Marley
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (6): 342-343.

Peer physical examination: time to revisit?

Suzanne Outram
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (6): 342-343.

Standards for health care: a necessary but unknown quantity

Teresa A Lynne
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (6): 343.

Book reviews

Voluntary euthanasia: confronting death

Thomas F Sandeman
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (6): 311.

Anorexia: a personal story

Simon D Clarke
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (6): 320.

Obituary

Paul Garner Large MB BS, FRCS(Eng), FRACS, MS

Anthony V Large
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (6): 325. 

Snapshot

Valsalva retinopathy induced by vigorous nightclub dancing

Henri Sueke
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (6): 333. 

Correction

National mental health reform: less talk, more action

Sebastian Rosenberg, Ian B Hickie and John Mendoza
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (6): 344.

Columns

In Other Journals

Dr Tanya Grassi
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (6): 337.