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Volume 197, Issue 11 — 10 December, 2012

Editor’s choice

On earth, peace and good will and a fair go for all

Ann Gregory and Ruth Armstrong
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (11): 595. 

Editorials

Seeking asylum: health and human rights in Australia

Louise K Newman
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (11): 596-597.

Sexual health in Indigenous communities

Christopher K Fairley and Jane S Hocking
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (11): 597-598.

Who gets the care in Medicare?

Mark F Harris
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (11): 598-599. 

How much do you “like” the MJA?

Medical Journal of Australia
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (11): 600-602. 

In brief

From The Cochrane Library
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (11): 604.
News
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (11): 605.

Perspectives

HIV progress ... dropping slow

The Honourable Michael D Kirby
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (11): 607.

Birth of a cohort — the first 20 years of the Raine study

Charlotte M McKnight, John P Newnham, Fiona J Stanley, Jenny A Mountain, Louis I Landau, Lawrence J Beilin, Ian B Puddey, Craig E Pennell and David A Mackey
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (11): 608-610.

How should we regulate smokeless tobacco products and e-cigarettes?

Coral E Gartner, Wayne D Hall and Ron Borland
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (11): 611-612.

The roadmap to close the gap for vision

Hugh R Taylor, Andrea I Boudville and Mitchell D Anjou
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (11): 613-615.

Letters

Is the Melbourne MD a misnomer?

Richard M Hanney
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (11): 617.

Is the Melbourne MD a misnomer?

James D Best and Geoffrey J McColl
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (11): 617-618.

The comparability of emergency department waiting time performance data

Julie Considine, Ramon Z Shaban, Marie F Gerdtz and Dianne Crellin
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (11): 618.

The comparability of emergency department waiting time performance data

Jessica Greene and Jane Hall
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (11): 618.

General practice patients form an insignificant part of the emergency department workload

Yusuf Nagree, Andrew D Gosbell, Daniel M Fatovich, Peter A Cameron, Sally M McCarthy and David Mountain
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (11): 619.

Better Outcomes or Better Access — which was better for mental health care?

Sebastian P Rosenberg and Ian B Hickie
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (11): 619-620.

Better Outcomes or Better Access — which was better for mental health care?

Christopher M Harrison, Graeme C Miller and Helena C Britt
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (11): 620.

Depression and borderline personality disorder

Darryl L Lacey
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (11): 620.

Depression and borderline personality disorder

Josephine A Beatson and Sathya Rao
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (11): 620-621.

Online chlamydia testing: an innovative approach that appeals to young people

Peter S Azzopardi, Elissa C Kennedy and Alex D Brown
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (11): 621.

Online chlamydia testing: an innovative approach that appeals to young people

Lewis J Marshall, Edwina A Jachimowicz, Lisa Bastian and Donna B Mak
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (11): 621.

Warnings cut road trauma, but at a cost

Paul Gerber
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (11): 622.

Lethal hypothermia in South Australia

Fiona Bright, Calle Winskog and Roger W Byard
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (11): 622.

A case of retinal vein occlusion from high-altitude exposure

Holly L Hutton, Randev Mendis and Lyndell L Lim
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (11): 622-623.

19th century haemorrhoid diathermy clamp

William E M Renton-Power
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (11): 623.

Research

How fair is Medicare? The income-related distribution of Medicare benefits with special focus on chronic care items

Rachel J Knott, Alan Cass, Emma L Heeley, John P Chalmers, David P Peiris and Philip M Clarke
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (11): 625-630. 

Inequalities in bariatric surgery in Australia: findings from 49 364 obese participants in a prospective cohort study

Rosemary J Korda, Grace Joshy, Louisa R Jorm, James RG Butler and Emily Banks
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (11): 631-636. 

Trends in reports of child maltreatment in the Northern Territory, 1999–2010

Steven L Guthridge, Philip Ryan, John R Condon, Leah M Bromfield, John R Moss and John W Lynch
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (11): 637-641. 

Epidemiology of chlamydia and gonorrhoea among Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians, 2000–2009

Simon Graham, Rebecca J Guy, Basil Donovan, Hamish McManus, Jiunn-Yih Su, Carol El-Hayek, Kellie S H Kwan, Amalie Dyda, Handan C Wand and James S Ward
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (11): 642-646. 

Frequent occurrence of undiagnosed pelvic inflammatory disease in remote communities of central Australia

Bronwyn J Silver, Janet Knox, Kirsty S Smith, James S Ward, Jacqueline Boyle, Rebecca J Guy, John Kaldor and Alice R Rumbold
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (11): 647-651. 

Tay Sachs disease in Australia: reduced disease incidence despite stable carrier frequency in Australian Jews

Raelia M Lew, Anne L Proos, Leslie Burnett, Martin Delatycki, Agnes Bankier and Michael J Fietz
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (11): 652-654. 

Reflections

Creative destruction, Cancer Alley, and voting in voodoo season

Charles S Guest
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (11): 656-657.

Goodbye little one

Alison M Snodgrass and Hong Liang Tey
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (11): 658.

Climate canaries

Yvonne E Cossart
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (11): 658.

Heartwarming, heartbreaking memoir

Natalie J Gray
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (11): 662.

Medicine in art

Asylum children watching sea

Richard C Wu
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (11): 660.

Yipwon: social fracking

Marc Grunseit
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (11): 660.

Christmas crackers

The hazards of brussels sprouts consumption at Christmas

Stephen J Pettit, Alan G Japp and Roy S Gardner
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (11): 661-662.

Emergency department presentations during the State of Origin rugby league series: a retrospective statewide analysis

Jeremy S Furyk, Jenine M Lawlor, Richard Franklin, Carl J O’Kane, David A Kault, Colin J Banks and Peter J Aitken
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (11): 663-666. 

Colourless Christmas

Manda Kaled
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (11): 667.

The kiss

Geoffrey C Mullins
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (11): 670.

Living the dream

Rosalind L Jeffree
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (11): 671.

Beware of Janus-faced riddles*

Rick Mutsaers
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (11): 672.

Cats’ ears and stethoscopes

Hedley G Peach
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (11): 673.