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Volume 195, Issue 1 — 4 July, 2011

Editor’s choice

Stroke — for poorer not richer

Martin Van Der Weyden
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (1): 3. 

Editorials

A no-fault compensation scheme for serious adverse events attributed to vaccination

Heath A Kelly, Clare Looker and David Isaacs
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (1): 4-5.

Food allergy: is there a rising prevalence and if so why?

Katrina J Allen
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (1): 5-7.

Is Australia ready to use glycated haemoglobin for the diagnosis of diabetes?

Jonathan E Shaw, Michael C d’Emden and Ian Goodall, On behalf of the Joint HbA1c Working Party of the Australian Diabetes Society, the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia, and the Australasian Association of Clinical Biochemists
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (1): 7-8.

The rationale for pregnancy registers for women with epilepsy

Frank J E Vajda, Terence J O’Brien, Cecilie M Lander and Mervyn J Eadie
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (1): 8-9.

Research

Socioeconomic disparities in stroke rates and outcome: pooled analysis of stroke incidence studies in Australia and New Zealand

Emma L Heeley, Jade W Wei, Kristie Carter, Md Shaheenul Islam, Amanda G Thrift, Graeme J Hankey, Alan Cass and Craig S Anderson
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (1): 10-14. 

Stroke and transient ischaemic attack awareness

J Ian Spark, Nadia Blest, Sheralee Sandison, Phillip J Puckridge, Hafees A Saleem and David A Russell
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (1): 16-19. 

Advertising of fast food to children on Australian television: the impact of industry self-regulation

Lana A Hebden, Lesley King, Anne Grunseit, Bridget Kelly and Kathy Chapman
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (1): 20-24. 

Prevalence and characteristics of complaint-prone doctors in private practice in Victoria

Marie M Bismark, Matthew J Spittal and David M Studdert
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (1): 25-28. 

For debate

Clinical practice guidelines: the need for greater transparency in formulating recommendations

Ian A Scott and Gordon H Guyatt
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (1): 29-33. 

Clinical update

A practical approach to the management of lower urinary tract symptoms among men

Henry H Woo, Michael P Gillman, Robert Gardiner, Villis Marshall and William J Lynch
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (1): 34-39. 

Opposing views

Government plans for public reporting of performance data in health care: the case for

Christine M Jorm and Michael S Frommer
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (1): 40.

Government plans for public reporting of performance data in health care: the case against

Jeffrey Braithwaite and Russell Mannion
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (1): 41.

Notable cases

Gnathostomiasis in remote northern Western Australia: the first confirmed cases acquired in Australia

Cameron J Jeremiah, Chanad S Harangozo and Andrew J Fuller
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (1): 42-44. 

Working abroad

Launch of “A guide to working abroad for Australian medical students and junior doctors”

Jake Parker, Rob Mitchell, Sarah Mansfield, Jenny Jamieson, David Humphreys, Fred Hersch, Hamish Graham and Kate Brennan
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (1): 44.

Position statement

Change of HbA1c reporting to the new SI units

Graham R D Jones, George Barker, Ian Goodall, Hans-Gerhard Schneider, Mark D S Shephard and Stephen M Twigg
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (1): 45-46. 

Diagnostic dilemma

A couplet: a case of anal ulceration and another of inguinal swelling

Marcus Y Chen, Timothy R H Read, David E Leslie and Melanie Bissessor
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (1): 47-48.

Viewpoint

What does the future hold for general medicine?

Paul F Jenkins, Campbell H Thompson and Alasdair B MacDonald
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (1): 49-50. 

Letters

Ensuring safety of the 2011 trivalent influenza vaccine in young children

Christopher C Blyth, Tracy Y Markus, Paul V Effler and Peter C Richmond
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (1): 52.

Influenza vaccination of the egg-allergic individual

Raymond J Mullins and Michael S Gold
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (1): 52-53.

The changing profile of mental disorders among Disability Support Pension recipients

Peter Butterworth, Philip M Burgess and Harvey Whiteford
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (1): 53-54.

Migratory lung lesions in an elderly man

Carl A Kennedy, David Gillis and Richard C W Wong
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (1): 54-55.

Reasonable practice is not defensive practice

Christopher H Cantor
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (1): 55.

Development of clinical-quality registries in Australia: the way forward

Brian T Collopy and AM
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (1): 55-56.

Consumer-friendly clinical trials information is here!

Sally Crossing
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (1): 56.

Corrections

Fraud in fluid resuscitation research

John A Myburgh
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (1): 56.

Is money spent on quality improvement better spent on clinical care?

William B Runciman
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (1): 56.

Columns

In Other Journals

Sophie McNamara
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (1): 51.