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Volume 191, Issue 1 — 6 July, 2009

From the editor’s desk

Medicare meltdown

Martin B Van Der Weyden
Med J Aust 2009; 191 (1): 1. 

In This Issue

Dr Ruth Armstrong
Med J Aust 2009; 191 (1): 2. 

Editorials

New treatments and outcomes in peritoneal carcinomatosis

Terence C Chua, Winston Liauw and David L Morris
Med J Aust 2009; 191 (1): 3-4.

Non-invasive prenatal diagnosis — toward a new horizon

Stephen A Cole and Helen F Savoia
Med J Aust 2009; 191 (1): 5-6.

A conversation about health care safety and quality

Christopher J Baggoley, Imogen E Curtis, Nicola J Dunbar and Christine M Jorm
Med J Aust 2009; 191 (1): 7-8.

Conference report

Acute medical admissions in our hospitals: getting it right

Harvey H Newnham, Campbell H Thompson, Paul F Jenkins and Lauri T O’Brien
Med J Aust 2009; 191 (1): 9-10.

Research

Black Saturday: the immediate impact of the February 2009 bushfires in Victoria, Australia

Peter A Cameron, Biswadev Mitra, Mark Fitzgerald, Carlos D Scheinkestel, Andrew Stripp, Chris Batey, Louise Niggemeyer, Melinda Truesdale, Paul Holman, Rishi Mehra, Jason Wasiak and Heather Cleland
Med J Aust 2009; 191 (1): 11-16. 

National survey of management of transient ischaemic attack in Australia: Take Immediate Action

Christopher J Price, David J Blacker, Rohan S Grimley, Helen M Dewey, Richard P Gerraty, Simon A Koblar, Sonia M Denisenko, Catherine E Storey, Christopher F Bladin and Kelvin M Hill
Med J Aust 2009; 191 (1): 17-20. 

Evaluation of non-invasive prenatal RHD genotyping of the fetus

Catherine A Hyland, Glenn J Gardener, Helen Davies, Minna Ahvenainen, Robert L Flower, Darryl Irwin, Jonathan M Morris, Christopher M Ward and Jonathan A Hyett
Med J Aust 2009; 191 (1): 21-25. 

Research enterprise

The challenge for academic health partnerships

Peter M Brooks
Med J Aust 2009; 191 (1): 26-27. 

Health care

Making cars and making health care: a critical review

Sarah Winch and Amanda J Henderson
Med J Aust 2009; 191 (1): 28-29. 

Sustaining Medicare through consumer choice of health funds: lessons from the Netherlands

Johannes U Stoelwinder and Francesco Paolucci
Med J Aust 2009; 191 (1): 30-32. 

Medical education

Building capacity in medical education research in Australia

Chris Roberts and Jennifer J Conn
Med J Aust 2009; 191 (1): 33-34. 

Medical education: revolution, devolution and evolution in curriculum philosophy and design

Gary A Wittert and Adam J Nelson
Med J Aust 2009; 191 (1): 35-37. 

Clinical update

A pandemic that’s not bird flu? Pigs might fly

Sanjaya N Senanayake
Med J Aust 2009; 191 (1): 38-40. 

Notable cases

Congenital tuberculosis after in-vitro fertilisation

Rhonda L Stuart, Anthony Lewis, C Andrew Ramsden and Richard R Doherty
Med J Aust 2009; 191 (1): 41-42. 

Letters

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

Julie A Pasco, Margaret J Henry, Mark A Kotowicz and Geoffrey C Nicholson
Med J Aust 2009; 191 (1): 44-45.

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

Rae-Chi Huang, Fiona J Stanley and Lawrence J Beilin
Med J Aust 2009; 191 (1): 45-47.

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

Lyn M Roberts, Tessa R Letcher, Alexandra A Gason and Tim Lobstein
Med J Aust 2009; 191 (1): 45-47.

Snapshot

Hand–foot syndrome after treatment with docetaxel

Chitra Sivaramamoorthy, Eddy S Thientosapol and Martin H Tattersall
Med J Aust 2009; 191 (1): 40. 

Columns

In Other Journals

Dr Tanya Grassi
Med J Aust 2009; 191 (1): 43.