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Volume 195, Issue 9 — 7 November, 2011

Editor's choice

Short-sightedness puts Australia at risk

Annette Katelaris
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (9): 487. 

Editorials

NSAIDs and stroke risk

David J Blacker
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (9): 488.

Multiresistant Escherichia coli in aged care: the gathering storm

Timothy J J Inglis and Christopher D Beer
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (9): 489-490.

A most trusted profession ...?

Anthony J Smith and David A Newby
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (9): 490-491.

In brief

In brief

Med J Aust 2011; 195 (9): 492-493.

Perspectives

Wind farms and health: who is fomenting community anxieties?

Simon Chapman
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (9): 495.

Implementing electronic medication management at an Australian teaching hospital

Richard O Day, David J Roffe, Katrina L Richardson, Melissa T Baysari, Nicholas J Brennan, Sandy Beveridge, Teresa Melocco, John Ainge and Johanna I Westbrook
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (9): 498-502. 

Borderline health: complexities of the Torres Strait treaty

Claire E Brolan, Susan J Upham, Peter S Hill, Graham Simpson and Stephen D Vincent
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (9): 503-505.

A clinician’s perspective on providing TB services in the Torres Strait

Stephen D Vincent
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (9): 506-507.

The slow-motion disaster that is breaking the bank

A Rob Moodie
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (9): 508-509.

A Pandora’s box: sustainable pharmaceutical supply

Simon Quilty, Lisa M Harris, Jacqueline Kewley, Alison Jones, Robert Pearce, Rosemary James and Forbes McGain
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (9): 510-511.

Letters

Doing the right thing for tuberculosis control in the Torres Strait Islands

Anastasios Konstantinos, Graham Simpson, Tania C Sorrell and Ben J Marais
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (9): 512.

Thunderstorm asthma — a timely reminder

Megan L Howden, Christine F McDonald and Michael F Sutherland
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (9): 512-513.

Should opioids be used for chronic non-cancer pain?

Dilip Kapur, Phillip B Cornish, Carol A Snellgrove and David A Cherry
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (9): 513-514.

Change of HbA1c reporting to the new SI units

Maria E Craig, Kim C Donaghue, Fergus J Cameron and Martin Silink
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (9): 514-515. 

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 (9): 514-515. 

Serious morbidity associated with misuse of over-the-counter codeine–ibuprofen analgesics

Rozemary Karamatic, John Croese and Enrico Roche
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (9): 516.

Death and morbidity from supratherapeutic dosing of colchicine

Michelle Sweidan, James F Reeve and Kitty Yu
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (9): 517.

Death and morbidity from supratherapeutic dosing of colchicine

Nicholas A Buckley and Simone O P Rossi
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (9): 517.

Clinical focus

Practical Neurology Part 4: Dizziness on head movement

Miriam S Welgampola, Andrew Bradshaw and G Michael Halmagyi
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (9): 518-522. 

Cross-border patients with tuberculosis

Paul N Reynolds, John D Turnidge, Thomas Gottlieb and Michael J Moore
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (9): 523-524.

Research

Stroke risk and NSAIDs: an Australian population-based study

Gillian E Caughey, Elizabeth E Roughead, Nicole Pratt, Graeme Killer and Andrew L Gilbert
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (9): 525-529. 

Prevalence of antimicrobial-resistant organisms in residential aged care facilities

Rhonda L Stuart, Despina Kotsanas, Brooke Webb, Susan Vandergraaf, Elizabeth E Gillespie, Geoffrey G Hogg and Tony M Korman
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (9): 530-533. 

Is premigration health screening for tuberculosis worthwhile?

Kathleen King, Paul J Douglas and Ken Beath
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (9): 534-537. 

Inpatient subacute care in Australia: perceptions of admission and discharge barriers

Peter W New, Peter A Cameron, John H Olver and Johannes U Stoelwinder
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (9): 538-541. 

Reflections

Flu fallout: what went wrong in 2010, and should we have seen it coming?

Sophie McNamara
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (9): 542-546.

Medicine as the reluctant handmaiden of war

Astika Kappagoda
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (9): 546-547.

The person inside

Katrina J R Watson
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (9): 548.

Palliative care for lung disease

David J Barnes
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (9): 549.

DIY psychiatry

Philip L P Morris
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (9): 549.

Patricia Anne Brennan AM, MB BS, PhD, FACLM, MForensMed

Rosemary A Isaacs
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (9): 551. 

Addendum

Change of glycated haemoglobin (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 (9): 524.