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Volume 195, Issue 11 — 12 December, 2011

Editor's choice

One more (editorial) for the road

Annette Katelaris
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (11): 633. 

Editorials

Not much need for ambulatory blood pressure monitoring

Bruce C Neal and Les Irwig
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (11): 634-635.

Dog bites in Australian children

Roy M Kimble, Natalie Dallow, Richard Franklin and Belinda Wallis
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (11): 635-636.

2011: the trifecta

Bronwyn Gaut
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (11): 637-639.

In brief

In brief

Med J Aust 2011; 195 (11): 642-643.

Perspectives

Reducing farm injury deaths through regulation

Tony G Lower
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (11): 645.

Medication to prevent breast cancer — too much to swallow?

Sandra L Harvey, Jane E Francis, Amanda J McBride, James F Bishop and Kelly-Anne Phillips
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (11): 646-649.

What’s in a name? Brand name confusion and generic medicines

Shane L Carney, Madlen Gazarian, Justin T Denholm, David M Reith, Robert K Penhall, Christine R Jenkins, Kay A Wilhelm, Paul A Komesaroff, Mary M Osborn and Richard O Day
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (11): 650-651.

Closing the Gap and Indigenous housing

Elizabeth L McDonald
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (11): 652-653. 

Complementary medicine use in cardiovascular disease: a clinician’s viewpoint

Hosen Kiat, Yu Sun Bin, Suzanne Grant and Dennis Hsu-Tung Chang
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (11): 654-656.

Doctors and global health: tips for medical students and junior doctors

Jeffrey J Leow, Daryl R Cheng and Frederick M Burkle Jr
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (11): 657-659.

Letters

Alcohol tax reform: now is the time

Christopher M Doran, Wayne D Hall, Brian R Vandenberg, Todd A Harper, Jane E Martin and Mike Daube
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (11): 660.

Neonatal vitamin D supplementation: are the protocols getting ahead of the evidence?

Kate M McCloskey, Natalie Wright, Anne-Louise Ponsonby and Peter J Vuillermin
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (11): 661.

Distance to the closest radiotherapy facility and survival after a diagnosis of rectal cancer in Queensland

Peter D Baade, Paramita Dasgupta, Joanne F Aitken and Gavin Turrell
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (11): 661-662.

The dangers of dogma in medicine

Deborah J Verran
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (11): 663.

Clinical focus

Australian guideline for treatment of problem gambling: an abridged outline

Shane A Thomas, Stephanie S Merkouris, Harriet L Radermacher, Nicki A Dowling, Marie L Misso, Christopher J Anderson and Alun C Jackson
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (11): 664-665. 

Research

The health impacts of khat: a qualitative study among Somali-Australians

Heather Douglas, Merali Boyle and Nicholas Lintzeris
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (11): 666-669. 

Secular changes in sleep duration among Australian adults, 1992–2006

Yu Sun Bin, Nathaniel S Marshall and Nicholas S Glozier
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (11): 670-672. 

Animal bites and rabies exposure in Australian travellers

Deborah J Mills, Colleen L Lau and Philip Weinstein
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (11): 673-675. 

Drug interaction alerts in software — what do general practitioners and pharmacists want?

Kitty H Yu, Michelle Sweidan, Margaret Williamson and Amanda Fraser
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (11): 676-680. 

Funding for mental health research: the gap remains

Helen Christensen, Philip J Batterham, Ian B Hickie, Patrick D McGorry, Philip B Mitchell and Jayashri Kulkarni
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (11): 681-684. 

The effects of early paternal depression on children’s development

Richard J Fletcher, Emily Feeman, Craig Garfield and Graham Vimpani
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (11): 685-689. 

Effect of the increase in “alcopops” tax on alcohol-related harms in young people: a controlled interrupted time series

Steve R Kisely, Joanne Pais, Angela White, Jason Connor, Lake-Hui Quek, Julia L Crilly and David Lawrence
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (11): 690-693. 

Original sound compositions reduce anxiety in emergency department patients: a randomised controlled trial

Tracey J Weiland, George A Jelinek, Keely E Macarow, Philip Samartzis, David M Brown, Elizabeth M Grierson and Craig Winter
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (11): 694-698. 

Determining priority for joint replacement: comparing the views of orthopaedic surgeons and other professionals

Andrea J Curtis, Rory Wolfe, Colin O H Russell, Barry G Elliott, John A L Hart and John J McNeil
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (11): 699-702. 

Case reports

Propeller and jet-ski injuries during Christmas and New Year in Western Australia

Hemant Garg, Reto Twerenbold and Rene Zellweger
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (11): 704-705. 

Penetrating eye injury from a crayfish antenna

Khoi A Tran, Matthew Green, Jayne Camuglia and Stephen O'Hagan
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (11): 706-707. 

Orbital sinker

Esra Sanli and Jennifer J Danks
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (11): 708. 

Stab in the dark

Martin R Brown
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (11): 708. 

Birthmarks: phacomatosis pigmentovascularis

Jianjun Qiao and Hong Fang
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (11): 709. 

Reflections

The humbug syndrome

Katrina J R Watson
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (11): 711.

Weather to evacuate?

Cindy E Woods, Donna Goodman, Jane Mills, Kim Usher and William J H McBride
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (11): 712-713.

Fit for purpose: Australia’s National Fitness Campaign

Julie A Collins and Peter Lekkas
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (11): 714-716. 

Register of reported cases of leprosy

Peter Christopher
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (11): 717.

STI consumer guide

Darren B Russell
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (11): 718.

Managing persistent pain

Carolyn A Arnold
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (11): 718.

Worst-case scenario

Andrew J Doley
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (11): 719.

Fighting the good fight

Robert J S Thomas
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (11): 719.

Christmas crackers

Mushroom poisoning: a personal vignette

Lindsay C Mollison
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (11): 720-721.

The Telco Coma Scale

Peter D Jones
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (11): 722.

Wife carrying for health

I-Min Lee, Sylvia Titze and Pekka Oja
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (11): 723-725. 

The glass stethoscope

Milton G Roxanas
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (11): 728-729.

Bibliophiles beware — a light-hearted look at book collecting

Darren J Kester
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (11): 730.

Two visitors from the nether world?

John S Whitehall
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (11): 731.

How to make a tuning fork vibrate: the humble pisiform bone

D Ashley R Watson
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (11): 732.

Grief and the medical referral

James L Mallows
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (11): 733.