MJA InSight
MJA Careers

Volume 192, Issue 1 — 4 January, 2010

From the editor’s desk

In This Issue

Dr Ruth Armstrong
Med J Aust 2010; 192 (1): 2. 


Why we need tobacco sales data for good tobacco control

Coral E Gartner, Simon F Chapman, Wayne D Hall and Melanie A Wakefield
Med J Aust 2010; 192 (1): 3-4.

Lifelong consequences of poor fetal growth

Susan M Sayers and Gurmeet R Singh
Med J Aust 2010; 192 (1): 5-6.

Postcard from the US


Caveat anicula! Beware of quiet little old ladies

Dennis T Wong, Robyn A Clark, Benjamin K Dundon, Andrew Philpott, Payman Molaee and Sepehr Shakib
Med J Aust 2010; 192 (1): 9-13. 

Birthweight and natural deaths in a remote Australian Aboriginal community

Wendy E Hoy and Jennifer L Nicol
Med J Aust 2010; 192 (1): 14-19. 

Role of general practitioners in managing age-related hearing loss

Julie M Schneider, Bamini Gopinath, Catherine M McMahon, Helena C Britt, Christopher M Harrison, Tim Usherwood, Stephen R Leeder and Paul Mitchell
Med J Aust 2010; 192 (1): 20-23. 

Single-dose azithromycin versus seven days of amoxycillin in the treatment of acute otitis media in Aboriginal children (AATAAC): a double blind, randomised controlled trial

Peter S Morris, Gaudencio Gadil, Gabrielle B McCallum, Cate A Wilson, Heidi C Smith-Vaughan, Paul Torzillo and Amanda J Leach
Med J Aust 2010; 192 (1): 24-29. 

Health care

A new model for neurology care in the emergency department

Rebekah M Ahmed, Timothy Green, Gabor M Halmagyi and Simon J G Lewis
Med J Aust 2010; 192 (1): 30-32. 

Pandemic (H1N1) 2009

Acceptance of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza vaccination by the Australian public

Keith Eastwood, David N Durrheim, Alison Jones and Michelle Butler
Med J Aust 2010; 192 (1): 33-36. 


Evidence-based guidelines for the management of hip fractures in older persons: an update

Jenson C S Mak, Ian D Cameron and Lyn M March
Med J Aust 2010; 192 (1): 37-41. 


Myths of ideal hospital occupancy

Christopher A Bain, Peter G Taylor, Geoff McDonnell and Andrew Georgiou
Med J Aust 2010; 192 (1): 42-43. 

Clinical update

High-functioning pervasive developmental disorders in adults

Sarah J Abrahamson, Peter G Enticott and Bruce J Tonge
Med J Aust 2010; 192 (1): 44-48. 

Lessons from practice

Spleen registry may help reduce the incidence of overwhelming postsplenectomy infection in Victoria

Justin T Denholm, Penelope A Jones, Denis W Spelman, Paul U Cameron and Ian J Woolley
Med J Aust 2010; 192 (1): 49-50. 


Persistent unilateral right diaphragmatic palsy following liver transplantation

H S Subhash, John W C Chen, Libby John, Jeffery J Bowden, Dimitar Sajkov and Peter Frith
Med J Aust 2010; 192 (1): 52.

Use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and suicidal ideation: findings from the 2007 National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing

Jane E Pirkis, Philip M Burgess, Amy K Johnston and Harvey A Whiteford
Med J Aust 2010; 192 (1): 53.

Use of complementary and alternative medicine by patients with osteoporosis in Australia

Jenson C S Mak and Steven Faux
Med J Aust 2010; 192 (1): 54-55.

“Through a glass, darkly”: the clinical and ethical implications of Munchausen syndrome

Dawn E DeWitt, Ravi Bhat and Stephanie Ward
Med J Aust 2010; 192 (1): 55.

Building capacity in medical education research in Australia

Ian G Wilson, on behalf of the ANZAME Committee of Management
Med J Aust 2010; 192 (1): 55-56.

General practice: survival by adaptation

Peter C Arnold
Med J Aust 2010; 192 (1): 56.


Joffre Bartholomew Cowle BSc(Med)(Hons), MB BS, DO, FRACO

James B Roche
Med J Aust 2010; 192 (1): 29. 

Book review

Total toxicology

George A Jelinek
Med J Aust 2010; 192 (1): 43.


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 2010; 192 (1): 52.


In Other Journals

Ann Gregory
Med J Aust 2010; 192 (1): 51.