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Volume 196, Issue 2 — 6 February, 2012

Editor's choice

The 4-hour rule: does lowering the temperature treat the system?

Annette Katelaris
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (2): 87. 

Editorials

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mental health: paradise lost?

Robert M Parker
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (2): 89-90. 

Improving the health of Australian children entering out-of-home care

Graham V Vimpani, Susan M Webster and Meredith J Temple-Smith
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (2): 91-92.

In brief

News
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (2): 95.

Perspectives

Clinical pathways: a departure from the art of medicine

Ralph K Nanan, Alison S Poulton and Bernard L Champion
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (2): 96.

Clinical deterioration in hospital inpatients: the need for another paradigm shift

Daryl A Jones, Nicola J Dunbar and Rinaldo Bellomo
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (2): 97-100.

Emergency and acute medical admissions: insights from US and UK visits by a Melbourne tertiary health service

Harvey H Newnham, Pieter De Villiers Smit, Martin J Keogh, Andrew M Stripp and Peter A Cameron
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (2): 101-103.

A plea for professional independence

Hans Peter Dietz and Barrie J Stokes
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (2): 104-105.

The Sydney University Medical Program: highlights and lessons

Kerry J Goulston and R Kim Oates
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (2): 106-107.

Letters

Wind farms and health: who is fomenting community anxieties?

Daniel Shepherd
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (2): 108.

What is wrong with Medicare?

Peter C Arnold
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (2): 108.

Should more Australian doctors be salaried than paid by fee-for-service?

Matthew H R Anstey and Stephen P Gildfind
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (2): 109-110.

Increasing numbers of inmate separations from Australian prisons

Kristy A Martire and Sarah Larney
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (2): 110.

Impact of incident location on long-term pedestrian mortality and major trauma in inner Sydney

Matthew Oliver, Michael M Dinh, Susan Roncal, Soufiane Boufous, Bernardino Branco and Christopher M Byrne
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (2): 110-111.

An unrecognised case of tenofovir-associated Fanconi syndrome

David M Gracey, Mangalee Fernando, John Ziegler, Christopher P White and Jeffrey J Post
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (2): 111-112.

Barriers to recruitment in cancer trials: no longer medical oncologists’ attitudes

Rachel F Dear, Alexandra L Barratt and Martin H N Tattersall
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (2): 112-113.

Conflict of interest guidelines for clinical guidelines

Peter J McLaren
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (2): 113.

Clinical focus

Memory loss

Leon A Flicker, Andrew H Ford, Christopher D Beer and Osvaldo P Almeida
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (2): 114-117. 

Mental health of Indigenous Australians: a review of findings from community surveys

Anthony F Jorm, Sarah J Bourchier, Stefan Cvetkovski and Gavin Stewart
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (2): 118-121. 

Research

Emergency department overcrowding, mortality and the 4-hour rule in Western Australia

Gary C Geelhoed and Nicholas H de Klerk
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (2): 122-126. 

Emergency department targets: a watershed for outcomes research?

Drew B Richardson
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (2): 126-127. 

Demand at the emergency department front door: 10-year trends in presentations

Judy A Lowthian, Andrea J Curtis, Damien J Jolley, Johannes U Stoelwinder, John J McNeil and Peter A Cameron
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (2): 128-132. 

Psychosis in Indigenous populations of Cape York and the Torres Strait

Ernest M Hunter, Bruce D Gynther, Carrick J Anderson, Leigh-ann L Onnis, Jeffrey R Nelson, Wayne Hall, Bernhard T Baune and Aaron R Groves
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (2): 133-135. 

Targeted primary care-based mental health services for young Australians

Elizabeth M Scott, Daniel F Hermens, Nicholas Glozier, Sharon L Naismith, Adam J Guastella and Ian B Hickie
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (2): 136-140. 

Reflections

Doctors and writing: stranger than fiction?

Dawn Barker
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (2): 141.

Anthony Siew-Yin Leong

Huy A Tran, Glen E M Reeves and Frederick W Hetherington
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (2): 142. 

Walter Lowen

Richard J Lowen, Mark Lowen and Norma Gilbert
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (2): 142. 

Understanding whiplash

David G Vivian
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (2): 143.

Holistic medical education

Richard B Hays
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (2): 143.