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Volume 201, Issue 10 — 17 November, 2014

Highlights from our 1940 archives
Med J Aust 2014; 201 (10): 558. 

In this issue

Graduating to better health: “Schoolies” without hangovers Tania Janusic
Med J Aust 2014; 201 (10): 559. 

Editorials

Safety and effectiveness of influenza vaccines Heath A Kelly
Med J Aust 2014; 201 (10): 560-561. 

In brief

From the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Tobacco, alcohol and drug use: the good and the bad news
Med J Aust 2014; 201 (10): 564. 
News
Med J Aust 2014; 201 (10): 565. 

Perspectives

Rural health
Rural patients travel for health care Linda J Samera
Med J Aust 2014; 201 (10): 566.
Rural health
Getting the levers right: a way forward for rural medicine Ian J Kamerman
Med J Aust 2014; 201 (10): 567. 
Medical tourism raises questions that highlight the need for care and caution David Greenfield and Marjorie Pawsey
Med J Aust 2014; 201 (10): 568-569. 
Conference report — Rural health
The 4th Rural and Remote Health Scientific Symposium Gordon N F Gregory
Med J Aust 2014; 201 (10): 570.

Letters

Should the legal age for buying alcohol be raised to 21 years? Jason M Lindo and Peter Siminski
Med J Aust 2014; 201 (10): 571.
Should the legal age for buying alcohol be raised to 21 years? John W Toumbourou, Kypros Kypri and Sandra C Jones
Med J Aust 2014; 201 (10): 571.
Anomalous warning labels on alcoholic energy drink cans Genevieve A Cowie and Bruce Bolam
Med J Aust 2014; 201 (10): 572.
Leaving judgement at the door Graham Neilsen and Jocelyn Klug
Med J Aust 2014; 201 (10): 572-574.
Rural clinical school outcomes: what is success and how long do we wait for it? David Garne, Mark Wilson and Ian G Wilson
Med J Aust 2014; 201 (10): 575.
Rural clinical school outcomes: what is success and how long do we wait for it? William R Adam, Julian R Wright and Geoffrey J McColl
Med J Aust 2014; 201 (10): 575-576.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander medical students' and doctors' career intentions Dana R-M L Slape and Angela E Carberry
Med J Aust 2014; 201 (10): 576-577.
Newborn bloodspot screening: setting the Australian national policy agenda Craig A White and Karla Lister
Med J Aust 2014; 201 (10): 577.

Clinical focus

Cytomegalovirus disease in immunocompetent adults Daniel Lancini, Helen M Faddy, Robert Flower and Chris Hogan
Med J Aust 2014; 201 (10): 578-580. 

For debate

Diabetes series — 1
The global response to diabetes: action or apathy? Ruth Colagiuri, Katie Dain and Judi Moylan
Med J Aust 2014; 201 (10): 581-583. 

Research

Survey of alcohol-related presentations to Australasian emergency departments Diana Egerton-Warburton, Andrew Gosbell, Angela Wadsworth, Daniel M Fatovich and Drew B Richardson
Med J Aust 2014; 201 (10): 584-587. 
“After-hours” staffing of trauma centres and outcomes among patients presenting with acute traumatic coagulopathy Biswadev Mitra, Peter A Cameron, Mark C B Fitzgerald, Stephen Bernard, John Moloney, Dinesh Varma, Huyen Tran and Martin Keogh
Med J Aust 2014; 201 (10): 588-591. 
The effect of obesity on pregnancy outcomes among Australian Indigenous and non-Indigenous women Aaron P Thrift and Leonie K Callaway
Med J Aust 2014; 201 (10): 592-595. 
The safety of seasonal influenza vaccines in Australian children in 2013 Nicholas J Wood, Chris C Blyth, Gabriela A Willis, Peter Richmond, Michael S Gold, Jim P Buttery, Nigel Crawford, Michael Crampton, J Kevin Yin, Maria Yui Kwan Chow and Kristine Macartney
Med J Aust 2014; 201 (10): 596-600. 

Case reports

Death due to intravenous use of α-pyrrolidinopentiophenone

Kate Sellors, Alison Jones and Betty Chan
Med J Aust 2014; 201 (10): 601-603. 
Lessons from practic
Measles: an important cause of fever and rash in a returned traveller G Khai Lin Huang, Katherine A Bond, Nicholas H Hewitt and Paul D R Johnson
Med J Aust 2014; 201 (10): 605-606. 

Ethics and law

Collaboration between the coroner and emergency physicians: efforts to improve outcomes from aortic dissection George A Jelinek, Lyndal C Bugeja, Paresa A Spanos, Sandra L Neate, Ruth L Bergman and David L Ranson
Med J Aust 2014; 201 (10): 607-609. 

Reflections

Medically assisted circumcision: a safer option for initiation rites Clement Manineng and David MacLaren
Med J Aust 2014; 201 (10): 610-611.
Let children cry Jon N Jureidini
Med J Aust 2014; 201 (10): 612-613.
Book review
Living well with multiple sclerosis Barbara T Hannon
Med J Aust 2014; 201 (10): 611.
Obituary
Robert James Furlong McInerney James B Roche
Med J Aust 2014; 201 (10): 613. 

Corrections

Antibiotic prescribing practice in residential aged care facilities — health care providers' perspectives Ching Jou Lim, Megan W-L Kwong, Rhonda L Stuart, Kirsty L Buising, N Deborah Friedman, Noleen J Bennett, Allen C Cheng, Anton Y Peleg, Caroline Marshall and David C M Kong
Med J Aust 2014; 201 (10): 574. 

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