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Volume 194, Issue 3 — 7 February, 2011

From the editor’s desk

The oldest woman physician in England

Martin B Van Der Weyden
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (3): 105. 

In This Issue

Dr Ann Gregory
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (3): 106. 


Evidence-based primary health care workforce reforms: priority areas for research

Lucio Naccarella, Peter M Brooks, Bill Newton and Danielle Butler
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (3): 109-110.


A population-based study of thrombolysis for acute stroke in South Australia

James M Leyden, Woon K Chong, Tim Kleinig, Andrew Lee, John B Field and Jim Jannes
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (3): 111-115. 

Changing epidemiology of invasive pneumococcal disease in Australian children after introduction of a 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine

Scott R Williams, Paul J Mernagh, Michael H T Lee and Jonathan T Tan
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (3): 116-120. 

Conflicts of interest: a review of institutional policy in Australian medical schools

Paul R Mason and Martin H N Tattersall
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (3): 121-125. 

Public health

Iodine status of Aboriginal teenagers in the Darwin region before mandatory iodine fortification of bread

Dorothy E M Mackerras, Gurmeet R Singh and Creswell J Eastman
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (3): 126-130. 

Vitamin D insufficiency in Aboriginal Australians

Simon J Vanlint, Howard A Morris, Jonathan W Newbury and Alan J Crockett
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (3): 131-134. 

Health care

Clinical predictive value of the ABCD2 score for early risk of stroke in patients who have had transient ischaemic attack and who present to an Australian tertiary hospital Lauren M Sanders, Velandai K Srikanth, Helen Psihogios, Kitty K Wong, David Ramsay and Thanh G Phan
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (3): 135-138. 

Medicine and the law

Notable cases

Migratory lung lesions in an elderly man

Muhammad Kashif Nadeem and Mohammed A Khateeb
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (3): 142-144. 

Lessons from practice

Salicylate intoxication from teething gel in infancy

Gary D Williams, Edwin P Kirk, Callum J Wilson, Caroline A Meadows and Betty S Chan
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (3): 146-148. 


Risk of brain damage in babies from naphthalene in mothballs: call to consider a national ban

William O Tarnow-Mordi, Nick J Evans, Kei Lui and Brian Darlow, on behalf of the Advisory Committee of the Australian and New Zealand Neonatal Network
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (3): 150.

Alarm about computed tomography scans is unjustified

John C P Heggie, Stacy K Goergen and Michael J Fallon
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (3): 150-151.

Doctors’ knowledge of patient radiation exposure from diagnostic imaging requested in the emergency department

Gerben B Keijzers and Charles J Britton
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (3): 151-152.

Lowering Australia’s defence against infectious diseases

Heath A Kelly
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (3): 152.

Book review

MS: a kernel of hope

James McLeod
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (3): 145.

Doctors in the Dardanelles

Peter D Byrne
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (3): 145.


Twenty-five years of treatment for childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in Western Australia: how do we compare?

Hannah Forward, Guicheng C Zheng and Catherine H Cole
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (3): 152.


In Other Journals

Dr Peter Lavelle
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (3): 149.