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Volume 196, Issue 1 — 16 January, 2012

Editor's choice

Professional Services Review: the audit process we have to have

Annette Katelaris
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (1): 7. 

Editorials

Resolutions for 2012

Annette Katelaris
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (1): 8.

Late mortality after severe traumatic brain injury

Fary Khan
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (1): 9-10.

Should infants and adults sleep in the same bed together?

Roger W Byard
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (1): 10-11.

In brief

In brief

Med J Aust 2012; 196 (1): 12-13.

Perspectives

A watchdog to bite the giants?

Ray Moynihan
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (1): 15.

What is wrong with Medicare?

Tony D Webber
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (1): 18-19.

Professional Services Review: unnatural justice

C Scott Masters and Malcolm I Watt
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (1): 20-21.

Designing payments for GPs to improve the quality of diabetes care

Anthony Scott and Mark F Harris
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (1): 24-26.

Can Alberta’s primary care networks provide any lessons for Medicare Locals?

Andrew Suchowersky, Oksana Suchowersky and Stephen J Duckett
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (1): 27-28.

Falling through the cracks: the hidden economic burden of chronic illness and disability on Australian households

Stephen Jan, Beverley M Essue and Stephen R Leeder
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (1): 29-31.

Workforce shortages in medical oncology: a looming threat to quality cancer care

Bogda Koczwara, Michael B Barton, Euan T Walpole, Peter Grimison, Prunella L Blinman, Sally Crossing and Kay Francis
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (1): 32-33.

Letters

Adhesive tape in the health care setting: another high-risk fomite?

Patrick N A Harris, Chris Ashhurst-Smith, Sandy J Berenger, Alison Shoobert and John K Ferguson
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (1): 34.

Early experience with antimicrobial stewardship ward rounds at a tertiary referral hospital

Kelly A Cairns, Adam W J Jenney, Sushena Krishnaswamy, Michael J Dooley, Orla Morrissey, Sharon R Lewin and Allen C Cheng
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (1): 34-35.

Decision making in older patients with advanced cancer: does doctor know best?

Lakshmi P Venkateswaran, Phyllis N Butow, Jesse Jansen, Nicholas R C Wilcken, Mark K Wong, Rina Hui, George Szonyi, Val J Gebski, Vasi Naganathan, Lisa G Horvath and Martin H N Tattersall
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (1): 35-36.

Uptake of oncology multidisciplinary meeting recommendations

George H Au-Yeung, Ahmad Aly, Andrew Bui, Carmel M Vermeltfoort and Ian D Davis
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (1): 36-37.

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

Matt Vance, Michael Ward and David McKenzie
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (1): 38.

Research

Late mortality after severe traumatic brain injury in New South Wales: a multicentre study

Ian J Baguley, Melissa T Nott, Alison A Howle, Grahame K Simpson, Stuart Browne, A Clayton King, Rachel E Cotter and Adeline Hodgkinson
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (1): 40-45. 

Energy drinks: health risks and toxicity

Naren Gunja and Jared A Brown
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (1): 46-49. 

A national census of medicines use: a 24-hour snapshot of Australians aged 50 years and older

Tessa K Morgan, Margaret Williamson, Marie Pirotta, Kay Stewart, Stephen P Myers and Joanne Barnes
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (1): 50-53. 

Outcomes of lymphoma in South Australia, 1977–2007

Brendon J Kearney, Luen Bik To, Daniel J Kearney, David Roder, Colin G Luke, Ian D Lewis and Pratyush Giri
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (1): 54-57. 

The shortage of medical oncologists: the Australian Medical Oncologist Workforce Study

Prunella L Blinman, Peter Grimison, Michael B Barton, Sally Crossing, Euan T Walpole, Nora Wong, Kay Francis and Bogda Koczwara
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (1): 58-61. 

Prevalence of polycystic ovary syndrome in a sample of Indigenous women in Darwin, Australia

Jacqueline A Boyle, Joan Cunningham, Kerin O'Dea, Terry Dunbar and Robert J Norman
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (1): 62-66. 

Lessons learned from 20 years of newborn screening for cystic fibrosis

R John H Massie, Lisette Curnow, Judith Glazner, David S Armstrong and Ivan Francis
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (1): 67-70. 

Case reports

Synovial sarcoma of the pharynx causing airway obstruction

Vikram Balakrishnan, Sam Flatman, Benjamin J Dixon and Bernard Lyons
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (1): 72-73. 

Reflections

A seminal monograph: Mackay and Burnet’s Autoimmune diseases

Peter J Roberts-Thomson, Michael W Jackson and Thomas P Gordon
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (1): 74-76. 

We’ll drink to that: the 200th anniversary of Australia’s oldest hospital

Astika K Kappagoda
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (1): 77-78.

“Blunderburg” revisited

Caroline M de Costa
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (1): 79.

“Blunderburg” revisited

Merrilyn Walton
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (1): 79.