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Volume 198, Issue 2 — 4 February, 2013

Editor’s choice

Closing the innovation loop

Ann Gregory and Ruth Armstrong
Med J Aust 2013; 198 (2): 67. 

Editorial

Improving the uptake of screening for diabetic retinopathy

Jonathon Q Ng and Nigel Morlet
Med J Aust 2013; 198 (2): 69-70.

Secondary prevention of coronary heart disease in Australia: a blueprint for reform

Julie Redfern* and Clara K Chow*, on behalf of the Executive Committee and all participants in the National Secondary Prevention of Coronary Disease Summit, 2011
Med J Aust 2013; 198 (2): 70-71.

Familial hypercholesterolaemia in Australia: new insights and developments

Ian R Hamilton-Craig and Gerald F Watts
Med J Aust 2013; 198 (2): 72-73.

In brief

News
Med J Aust 2013; 198 (2): 75.

Perspectives

Rethinking psychotropics in nursing homes

Sarah N Hilmer and Danijela Gnjidic
Med J Aust 2013; 198 (2): 77.

Gestational diabetes needs to be managed

H David McIntyre and Jeremy J N Oats
Med J Aust 2013; 198 (2): 78-79.

Real-time monitoring of Schedule 8 medicines in Australia: evaluation is essential

Fiona L Shand, Gabrielle Campbell, Wayne Hall, Nicholas Lintzeris, Milton Cohen and Louisa Degenhardt
Med J Aust 2013; 198 (2): 80-81.

Matters arising

Over 150 potentially low-value health care practices: an Australian study

Jane S Hocking, Basil Donovan and Rebecca Guy
Med J Aust 2013; 198 (2): 83-84.

Over 150 potentially low-value health care practices: an Australian study

Kim H Chan, Justin Ghosh and Mark A McGuire
Med J Aust 2013; 198 (2): 84.

Letters

Carbon monoxide-induced death and toxicity from charcoal briquettes

Jared A Brown and Nick A Buckley
Med J Aust 2013; 198 (2): 86.

Echocardiographic monitoring for clozapine-associated cardiac toxicity — time for review?

Stuart D Murch, David L Prior and David J Castle
Med J Aust 2013; 198 (2): 86-87.

Single-centre experience of donation after cardiac death

Judith R Kennedy and Michael C Kennedy
Med J Aust 2013; 198 (2): 87.

Single-centre experience of donation after cardiac death

Raj Kumar, Kiran Shekar and John F Fraser
Med J Aust 2013; 198 (2): 87-88.

Single-centre experience of donation after cardiac death

Tim G Coulson and David Pilcher
Med J Aust 2013; 198 (2): 88.

Adopting surgical innovation within activity-based funding for public hospitals

Michael D Coory, Bridie S Thompson and Susan J Jordan
Med J Aust 2013; 198 (2): 88.

Clinical focus

An evidence-informed strategy to prevent osteoporosis in Australia

Peter R Ebeling, Robin M Daly, Deborah A Kerr and Michael G Kimlin
Med J Aust 2013; 198 (2): 90-91.

Research

The reliability of single-field fundus photography in screening for diabetic retinopathy: the Central Australian Ocular Health Study

Janice J-Y Ku, John Landers, Tim Henderson and Jamie E Craig
Med J Aust 2013; 198 (2): 93-96. 

Feasibility of screening for diabetic retinopathy at an Australian pathology collection service: a pilot study

Melanie F Larizza, Lauren A Hodgson, Eva K Fenwick, Ryo Kawasaki, Ralph Audehm, Jie Jin Wang, Tien Y Wong and Ecosse L Lamoureux
Med J Aust 2013; 198 (2): 97-99. 

Changing trends in venous thromboembolism-related imaging in Western Australian teaching hospitals, 2002–2010

Tatiana Segard and William B G Macdonald
Med J Aust 2013; 198 (2): 100-103. 

A prospective multicentre study of barriers to discharge from inpatient rehabilitation

Peter W New, Damien J Jolley, Peter A Cameron, John H Olver and Johannes U Stoelwinder
Med J Aust 2013; 198 (2): 104-108. 

Case reports

Stress-induced takotsubo cardiomyopathy in survivors of the 2011 Queensland floods

Stuart J Butterly, Mathivathana Indrajith, Paul Garrahy, Arnold C T Ng, Paul A Gould and William Y S Wang
Med J Aust 2013; 198 (2): 109-110. 

Reflections

Brief update on epilepsy treatment

Geoffrey K Herkes
Med J Aust 2013; 198 (2): 113.

Marjan Kljakovic MBChB, FRNZCGP, PhD

Anthony C Dowell, Karen M Flegg and Les J Toop
Med J Aust 2013; 198 (2): 114. 

Robert Bohdan Mikolaj (Bob) Ravich MB ChB, FRACP

Kate M Ravich, Frances M Boyle and AM
Med J Aust 2013; 198 (2): 114.