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Volume 197, Issue 1 — 2 July, 2012

Editor's choice

Self-determination: more than politics

Ruth Armstrong and Noel E Hayman
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (1): 7. 

Editorial

The spirit of the tent embassy: 40 years on

Peter O’Mara
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (1): 9-10. 

Indigenous health: New Zealand experience

Mason H Durie
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (1): 10-11. 

In brief

From The Lowitja Institute

Med J Aust 2012; 197 (1): 12. 

In brief

Med J Aust 2012; 197 (1): 13. 

Perspectives

Can we educate out of racism?

Dennis R McDermott
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (1): 15. 

Ten principles relevant to health research among Indigenous Australian populations

Lisa M Jamieson, Yin C Paradies, Sandra Eades, Alwin Chong, Louise Maple-Brown, Peter Morris, Ross Bailie, Alan Cass, Kaye Roberts-Thomson and Alex Brown
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (1): 16-18. 

Aboriginal women, alcohol and the road to fetal alcohol spectrum disorder

Lorian G Hayes
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (1): 21-23. 

The tobacco industry and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

David P Thomas and Laura Bond
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (1): 24-26. 

Letters

Improving the patient journey for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with acute coronary syndromes

Robert D Grenfell, Vicki Wade, Eleanor Clune, Kelley O’Donohue and Prue Power
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (1): 27. 

Weather to evacuate?

Jeannette R Young, Mark S Elcock and Peter J Aitken
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (1): 27-28. 

Public disclosure of health care-associated infections in Australia: quality improvement or parody?

Leon J Worth, Karin A Thursky and Monica A Slavin
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (1): 29. 

Problematic linkage of publicly disclosed hand hygiene compliance and health care-associated Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia rates

E Geoffrey Playford, David McDougall and Mary-Louise McLaws
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (1): 29-30. 

Clinical focus

Type 2 diabetes in young Indigenous Australians in rural and remote areas: diagnosis, screening, management and prevention

Peter Azzopardi, Alex D Brown, Paul Zimmet, Rose E Fahy, Glynis A Dent, Martin J Kelly, Kira Kranzusch, Louise J Maple-Brown, Victor Nossar, Martin Silink, Ashim K Sinha, Monique L Stone and Sarah J Wren
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (1): 32-36. 

Research

Prevalence of mental illness among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Queensland prisons

Edward B Heffernan, Kimina C Andersen, Abhilash Dev and Stuart Kinner
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (1): 37-41. 

An intensive smoking intervention for pregnant Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women: a randomised controlled trial

Sandra J Eades, Rob W Sanson-Fisher, Mark Wenitong, Katie Panaretto, Catherine D’Este, Conor Gilligan and Jessica Stewart
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (1): 42-46. 

Medical education

Do indigenous health curricula in health science education reduce disparities in health care outcomes?

Shaun C Ewen, David J Paul and Gina L Bloom
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (1): 50-52. 

Reflections

Volunteering at an adventure camp for epidermolysis bullosa

Shelley J Hwang, Min-Hee Kim, Anna Kemble Welch, Martin C Hanley and Dedee F Murrell
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (1): 54. 

Bringing our voices into the research world: lessons from the Kanyini Vascular Collaboration

Ricky A Mentha, Joanne de Vries, Pamela R Simon, Barry N Fewquandie, John Brady and Suzanne Ingram
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (1): 55-56. 

A clarion call for change

Rick A M Iedema
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (1): 57.