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Volume 194, Issue 1 — 3 January, 2011

From the editor’s desk

In This Issue

Dr Ann Gregory
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (1): 2. 

Politically correct medicine

Martin B Van Der Weyden
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (1): 9. 

Editorials

In defence of calcium

B E Christopher Nordin
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (1): 3-4.

Lessons from the 4-hour standard in England for Australia

Peter A Cameron and Matthew W Cooke
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (1): 4-5.

Conference report

Action to improve awareness, participation, care and support for people with epilepsy

Beverley M Essue, Stephen Jan, Maree L Hackett, Andrew F Bleasel, Carol A Ireland, Samuel F Berkovic and Craig S Anderson
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (1): 7-9.

Research

The projected impact of population and high-risk strategies for risk-factor control on coronary heart disease and stroke events

Erkki A Vartiainen, Tiina Laatikainen, Benjamin Philpot, Edward D Janus, Nathalie Davis-Lameloise and James A Dunbar
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (1): 10-15. 

Syncope and seizures following human papillomavirus vaccination: a retrospective case series

Nigel W Crawford, Hazel J Clothier, Sonja Elia, Teresa Lazzaro, Jenny Royle and Jim P Buttery
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (1): 16-18. 

Cross-reacting antibodies against the pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza virus in older Australians

Robert Booy*, Gulam Khandaker*, Leon G Heron, Jiehui Yin, Bridget Doyle, Katherine K Tudo, Linda Hueston, Gwendolyn L Gilbert, C Raina MacIntyre and Dominic E Dwyer
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (1): 19-23. 

The prevalence and diagnosis rates of Klinefelter syndrome: an Australian comparison

Amy S Herlihy, Jane L Halliday, Megan L Cock and Robert I McLachlan
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (1): 24-28. 

Australian doctors’ satisfaction with their work: results from the MABEL longitudinal survey of doctors

Catherine M Joyce, Stefanie Schurer, Anthony Scott, John Humphreys and Guyonne Kalb
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (1): 30-33. 

For debate

Medical merchants: conflict of interest, office product sales and notifiable conduct

Malcolm H Parker, Jon L Wardle, Michael Weir and Cameron L Stewart
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (1): 34-37. 

Viewpoint

Public health and health reform in Australia

C Raina MacIntyre
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (1): 38-40. 

Notable cases

First probable Australian cases of human infection with Rickettsia felis (cat-flea typhus)

Molly Williams, Leonard Izzard, Stephen R Graves, John Stenos and Julian J Kelly
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (1): 41-43. 

Lessons from practice

An elusive phaeochromocytoma

Christopher J Yates, Sybil A McAuley, Simon Grodski, Peter Shane Hamblin and Peter R Ebeling
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (1): 44-45. 

Letters

Bicycle helmets and accidental asphyxia in childhood

Roger W Byard, Allan Cala, Donald Ritchey and Noel Woodford
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (1): 49.

Inferior vena cava filters in trauma patients: who is responsible for their removal?

Lachlan M Batty, Jim Koukounaras and Stuart M Lyon
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (1): 49.

Impact of adverse news media on prescriptions for osteoporosis: effect on fractures and mortality

Paul J Sambrook, B E Christopher Nordin and Alastair N Goss
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (1): 51-52.

Impact of adverse news media on prescriptions for osteoporosis: effect on fractures and mortality

Philip N Sambrook, Jiang S Chen, Judy M Simpson and Lyn M March
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (1): 51-52.

Expiry of patent protection on statins: effects on pharmaceutical expenditure in Australia

Philip M Clarke and Edmund M Fitzgerald
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (1): 52-54.

Managing residual risk in patients receiving statin therapy

Marilyn K Mann
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (1): 54.

Managing residual risk in patients receiving statin therapy

Brett H Forge
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (1): 54.

Managing residual risk in patients receiving statin therapy

Ian R Hamilton-Craig
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (1): 54.

Hydroxychloroquine retinopathy: screening needed to prevent blindness

Trevor J P Hodson
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (1): 55.

A risk for returned travellers: the “post-antibiotic era”

Subhash C Arya and Nirmala Agarwal
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (1): 55-56.

Book review

Advocating women’s health

Lachlan de Crespigny
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (1): 23.

Obituary

Robert Alexander Barter AM, MD, FRACP, FRCPA, FRCPath, FIAC

Toby T Nichols and Ian Hammond
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (1): 51. 

Columns

In Other Journals

Dr Ann T Gregory
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (1): 47.