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Volume 200, Issue 02 — 3 February, 2014

In this issue

Get back to work

Astika Kappagoda
Med J Aust 2014; 200 (2): 63. 

Highlights from our archives

Highlights from our archives
Med J Aust 2014; 200 (2): 61. 

Editorials

Off-label prescribing

J Paul Seale
Med J Aust 2014; 200 (2): 65.

Reducing off-label prescribing in psychiatry

Ian B Hickie
Med J Aust 2014; 200 (2): 65-66.

In brief

From The Cochrane Library
Med J Aust 2014; 200 (2): 68.
News
Med J Aust 2014; 200 (2): 69.

Perspectives

Guidelines fall short on bariatric surgery

John B Dixon
Med J Aust 2014; 200 (2): 70.

Alcohol and cancer: the urgent need for a new message

Jaklin A Eliott and Emma R Miller
Med J Aust 2014; 200 (2): 71-72.

Double standards in clinical practice ethics

Ian A Harris and Justine M Naylor
Med J Aust 2014; 200 (2): 76.

Letters

Nutrition in schools — outdated guidelines need updating

Kieron B Rooney
Med J Aust 2014; 200 (2): 78.

The impact of obesity treatment and dietary guidelines on eating disorders

Anita M Star and Phillipa J Hay
Med J Aust 2014; 200 (2): 78-79.

A computer-based task management system for junior medical officers during after-hours shifts

Nicholas J Whitehead, O’Neil N Maharaj and Michael Agrez
Med J Aust 2014; 200 (2): 79-80.

An update of consensus guidelines for warfarin reversal

Krishna G Badami
Med J Aust 2014; 200 (2): 80-82.

An update of consensus guidelines for warfarin reversal

Huyen A Tran, Sanjeev D Chunilal and Huy Tran
Med J Aust 2014; 200 (2): 82.

Pharmacometrics: an underused resource in Australian clinical research

Vidya Perera, Michael J Dolton, Andrew J McLachlan, Vaughan J Carr and Richard O Day
Med J Aust 2014; 200 (2): 82-83.

The after-life of drugs: a responsible care initiative for reducing their environmental impact

Phillip J Bergen and Simon E Appel
Med J Aust 2014; 200 (2): 83.

A pilot study of an influenza vaccination or mask mandate in an Australian tertiary health service

Rhonda L Stuart, Elizabeth E Gillespie and Peter G Kerr
Med J Aust 2014; 200 (2): 83-84.

Unexplained variation in hospital caesarean section rates

Rick J Fielke
Med J Aust 2014; 200 (2): 84.

Unexplained variation in hospital caesarean section rates

Yuen Yi (Cathy) Lee, Christine L Roberts and Jillian A Patterson
Med J Aust 2014; 200 (2): 84-85.

First aid for burns: too little, too late and often wrong

Ela J Hyland, John G Harvey and Andrew J A Holland
Med J Aust 2014; 200 (2): 85.

Risk factors for recurrent Mycobacterium ulcerans disease after exclusive surgical treatment in an Australian cohort

Daniel P O’Brien, Anthony McDonald and Peter Callan
Med J Aust 2014; 200 (2): 86.

Climate change and diabetes: averting two linked catastrophes

Rosalie Schultz and Peter Tait
Med J Aust 2014; 200 (2): 87.

For debate

The scope, funding and publication of musculoskeletal clinical trials performed in Australia

Allison M Bourne, Samuel L Whittle, Bethan L Richards, Chris G Maher and Rachelle Buchbinder
Med J Aust 2014; 200 (2): 88-91. 

Research

A systematic interim assessment of the Australian Government’s Food and Health Dialogue

Tamara Elliott, Helen Trevena, Gary Sacks, Elizabeth Dunford, Jane Martin, Jacqui Webster, Boyd Swinburn, A Rob Moodie and Bruce C Neal
Med J Aust 2014; 200 (2): 92-95. 

Removing the interview for medical school selection is associated with gender bias among enrolled students

David Wilkinson, Mavourneen G Casey and Diann S Eley
Med J Aust 2014; 200 (2): 96-99. 

The cost of teaching an intern in New South Wales

R Kim Oates, Kerry J Goulston, Craig M Bingham and Owen F Dent
Med J Aust 2014; 200 (2): 100-103. 

Impact of the Rural Clinical School of Western Australia on work location of medical graduates

Denese E Playford, Sharon F Evans, David N Atkinson, Kirsten A Auret and Geoffrey J Riley
Med J Aust 2014; 200 (2): 104-107. 

headspace — Australia’s innovation in youth mental health: who are the clients and why are they presenting?

Debra J Rickwood, Nic R Telford, Alexandra G Parker, Chris J Tanti and Patrick D McGorry
Med J Aust 2014; 200 (2): 108-111. 

Impact of pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine in people aged 65 years or older

Robert I Menzies, Sanjay H Jayasinghe, Vicki L Krause, Clayton K Chiu and Peter B McIntyre
Med J Aust 2014; 200 (2): 112-115. 

Case reports

The growing burden of multidrug-resistant infections among returned Australian travellers Kyra Y L Chua, M Lindsay Grayson, Adele N Burgess, Jean Y H Lee and Benjamin P Howden
Med J Aust 2014; 200 (2): 116-118. 

Ethics and law

Liability in the context of misdiagnosis of melanoma in Australia

Melody R Abikhair, Patrick D Mahar, Adrian R Cachia and John W Kelly
Med J Aust 2014; 200 (2): 119-121. 

Reflections

Sometimes you have to give a man a fish

Alicia J Jenkins
Med J Aust 2014; 200 (2): 122-123.

Here

Lucy Dougan
Med J Aust 2014; 200 (2): 123.

Correction

Detecting undiagnosed diabetes using glycated haemoglobin: an automated screening test in hospitalised patients

Nyoli A Valentine, Tariq M Alhawassi, Greg W Roberts, Parind P Vora, Stephen N Stranks and Matthew P Doogue
Med J Aust 2014; 200 (2): 123.