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Volume 195, Issue 2 — 18 July, 2011

Editor’s choice

Editorials

Psychiatric disorders and referral obligations

Ian R Freckelton and George Mendelson
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (2): 60-61.

Testosterone and sex in older men

Bu B Yeap
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (2): 61-62.

Improving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people’s access to medicines — the QUMAX program

Sophie Couzos, Vicki Sheedy and Dea Delaney Thiele
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (2): 62-63. 

Research

Counting the cost: estimating the number of deaths among recently released prisoners in Australia

Stuart A Kinner, David B Preen, Azar Kariminia, Tony Butler, Jessica Y Andrews, Mark Stoové and Matthew Law
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (2): 64-68. 

Causes of ant sting anaphylaxis in Australia: the Australian Ant Venom Allergy Study

Simon G A Brown, Pauline van Eeden, Michael D Wiese, Raymond J Mullins, Graham O Solley, Robert Puy, Robert W Taylor and Robert J Heddle
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (2): 69-73. 

Equity and access: understanding emergency health service use by newly arrived refugees

Mohamud Sheikh, Peter I Nugus, Zhanhai Gao, Anna Holdgate, Alison E Short, Ayman Al Haboub and C Raina MacIntyre
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (2): 74-76. 

Opposing views

Viewpoint

MJA/Pfizer Research Award

The Medical Journal of Australia/ Pfizer Australia Research Award

Annette Katelaris
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (2): 83. 

For debate

Is the “alcopops” tax working? Probably yes but there is a bigger picture

Steven J Skov, Tanya N Chikritzhs, Kypros Kypri, Peter G Miller, Wayne D Hall, Michael M Daube and A Rob Moodie
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (2): 84-86. 

Notable cases

Herpes simplex encephalitis presenting after steroid treatment of panuveitis

K Nadia Wittles, Lucy A Goold and Jagjit S Gilhotra
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (2): 87-88. 

Health care

“Death in low-mortality diagnosis-related groups”: frequency, and the impact of patient and hospital characteristics

Anna L Barker, Caroline A Brand, Sue M Evans, Peter A Cameron and Damien J Jolley
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (2): 89-94. 

Position statement

Recommendations for managing paediatric empyema thoracis

Roxanne E Strachan and Adam Jaffé, on behalf of the Australian Research Network in Empyema (ARNiE)
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (2): 95.

Obituary

Gillespie Neal (Neil) McGilp Orr MB BS, FRCS

James B Roche
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (2): 96. 

Book review

Illness in colonial Australia

Elliot Rubinstein
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (2): 96.

Ross Ingram Memorial Essay Competition

Letters

Why are women referred for female genital cosmetic surgery?

Rebecca Deans, Lih-Mei Liao, Naomi S Crouch and Sarah M Creighton
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (2): 99.

A vaccine to prevent exacerbations in COPD

Robert L Clancy and Margaret Dunkley
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (2): 99-100.

Skin cancer screening of outdoor workers in Queensland

Nicola C Douglas, Laura Baillie and H Peter Soyer
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (2): 100-101.

What is the value of professional opinion?

Christopher J Ryan
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (2): 101-102.

What is the value of professional opinion?

Hedley G Peach
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (2): 101-102.

Safeguard or mollycoddle? Medical student placements in Aboriginal communities

Adrian N Winsor
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (2): 102-104. 

Safeguard or mollycoddle? Medical student placements in Aboriginal communities

Andrew W Nielsen
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (2): 102-104. 

Safeguard or mollycoddle? Medical student placements in Aboriginal communities

Ameeta Patel and Margaret Vigants
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (2): 102-104. 

Correction

Hospital and emergency department use in the last year of life: a baseline for future modifications to end-of-life care

Lorna K Rosenwax, Beverley A McNamara, Kevin Murray, Rebecca J McCabe, Samar M Aoun and David C Currow
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (2): 104.

Columns

In Other Journals

Sophie McNamara
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (2): 98.