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Volume 193, Issue 7 — 4 October, 2010

From the editor’s desk

MSPD

Martin B Van Der Weyden
Med J Aust 2010; 193 (7): 377. 

In This Issue

Dr Ruth Armstrong
Med J Aust 2010; 193 (7): 378. 

Editorials

Testosterone and male ageing: spinning the wheels

David J Handelsman
Med J Aust 2010; 193 (7): 379-380.

The NICS care bundle: aiming to improve the initial care of patients with stroke and transient ischaemic attack

Jayantha I Weeraratne, Annette J Lenstra, Andrew W Lee, Kelvin M Hill, Susan D Huckson and Jodie L Clydesdale
Med J Aust 2010; 193 (7): 381-382.

Research

Implications of bed reduction in an acute psychiatric service

Tarun J Bastiampillai, Niranjan P Bidargaddi, Rohan S Dhillon, Geoffrey D Schrader, Jörg E Strobel and Philip J Galley
Med J Aust 2010; 193 (7): 383-386. 

Prevalence and treatment of osteoporosis in older Australian men: findings from the CHAMP study

Kerrin Bleicher, Vasi Naganathan, Robert G Cumming, Markus J Seibel, Philip N Sambrook, Fiona M Blyth, David G Le Couteur, David J Handelsman, Louise M Waite and Helen M Creasey
Med J Aust 2010; 193 (7): 387-391. 

Invasive pneumococcal disease in non-Indigenous people in north Queensland, 2001–2009

Jeffrey N Hanna, Jan L Humphreys, Denise M Murphy and Helen V Smith
Med J Aust 2010; 193 (7): 392-396. 

E-health

E-health in Australia: time to plunge into the 21st century

Christopher Pearce and Mukesh C Haikerwal
Med J Aust 2010; 193 (7): 397-398. 

Will information and communication technology disrupt the health system and deliver on its promise?

Johanna I Westbrook and Jeffrey Braithwaite
Med J Aust 2010; 193 (7): 399-400. 

Pandemic (H1N1) 2009

Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza vaccination coverage in Western Australia

Donna B Mak, Alison M Daly, Paul K Armstrong and Paul V Effler
Med J Aust 2010; 193 (7): 401-404. 

Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza vaccine uptake in pregnant women entering the 2010 influenza season in Western Australia

Scott W White, Rodney W Petersen and Julie A Quinlivan
Med J Aust 2010; 193 (7): 405-407. 

Health care

Implementing pay-for-performance in Australian primary care: lessons from the United Kingdom and the United States

Stephen M Campbell, Anthony Scott, Rhian M Parker, Lucio Naccarella, John S Furler, Doris Young and Peter M Sivey
Med J Aust 2010; 193 (7): 408-411. 

Notable cases

Iodine toxicity from soy milk and seaweed ingestion is associated with serious thyroid dysfunction

Bronwyn A Crawford, Christopher T Cowell, Phillip J Emder, Diana L Learoyd, Elizabeth L Chua, John Sinn and Michelle M Jack
Med J Aust 2010; 193 (7): 413-415. 

Diagnostic dilemma

Catching a chameleon: IgG4-related systemic disease

Eu Jin Lim, Prithi S Bhathal, Peter P Tagkalidis and Antony G Speer
Med J Aust 2010; 193 (7): 418-420.

Lessons from practice

Otosyphilis: a cause of hearing loss in adults with HIV

Janet M Pasricha, Tim R Read and Alan C Street
Med J Aust 2010; 193 (7): 421-422. 

Letters

World cup fever

Bridget E Barber, Krispin M Hajkowicz, Vicki L Krause, Kevin G Freeman and Bart J Currie
Med J Aust 2010; 193 (7): 425.

Prevalence of allergen avoidance advisory statements on packaged processed foods in a supermarket

Jennifer J Koplin, Nicholas J Osborne and Katrina J Allen
Med J Aust 2010; 193 (7): 426-427.

Generic medicines literacy — minimising the potential for patient confusion

Linda V Graudins and Michael J Dooley
Med J Aust 2010; 193 (7): 427.

National approaches for medical school entry

Christopher X J Wong, Adam J Nelson and Ross L Roberts-Thomson
Med J Aust 2010; 193 (7): 428.

Congenital anomalies — why bother?

R Brian Lowry
Med J Aust 2010; 193 (7): 428.

Family history: the neglected risk factor in disease prevention

Michael J McKay
Med J Aust 2010; 193 (7): 429-430.

Family history: the neglected risk factor in disease prevention

Timothy R Bates, Elissa B Poulter, Frank M van Bockxmeer and Gerald F Watts
Med J Aust 2010; 193 (7): 429-430.

Family history: the neglected risk factor in disease prevention

Simon E P Hauser
Med J Aust 2010; 193 (7): 429-430.

Suicide and mental disorder: the legal perspective

Paul T Dignam
Med J Aust 2010; 193 (7): 430.

Reducing the burden of inherited disease: the Human Variome Project

R John Massie and Martin B Delatycki
Med J Aust 2010; 193 (7): 430-431.

Has PSA testing truly been a "public health disaster"?

Simon Chapman and Alexandra Barratt
Med J Aust 2010; 193 (7): 431.

Has PSA testing truly been a "public health disaster"?

Anthony J Costello and Declan Murphy
Med J Aust 2010; 193 (7): 431.

Suicide in Australia: meta-analysis of rates and methods of suicide between 1988 and 2007

Roger W Byard, Amy Austin and Corinna van den Heuvel
Med J Aust 2010; 193 (7): 432.

Book review

Diagnosis in acute medicine

Campbell Thompson
Med J Aust 2010; 193 (7): 396.

Snapshot

A rare case of primary hyperparathyroidism and osteitis fibrosa cystica

Anna Lih, Mridula Lewis and John Carter
Med J Aust 2010; 193 (7): 416. 

Poem

Julio

Stephen Leeder
Med J Aust 2010; 193 (7): 422.

Columns

In Other Journals

Dr Alison Williams
Med J Aust 2010; 193 (7): 424.