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Volume 203, Issue 2 — 20 July, 2015

Perspectives

State-based legal requirements for Schedule 8 prescriptions: why so complicated? Andy C Hua, Finna Shen and Xiaoting Ge
Med J Aust 2015; 203 (2): 64-66. 
Fostering creativity and innovation in the health system: the role of doctors-in-training in biomedical innovation and entrepreneurship Harris A Eyre, Timothy Lindsay, James A Churchill, Oliver Cronin and Arlen Meyers
Med J Aust 2015; 203 (2): 68-70.

Editorials

Non-invasive prenatal testing: the new era in reproductive medicine Jan E Dickinson and Caroline M de Costa
Med J Aust 2015; 203 (2): 57-58. 
The spectacular recent trials of urgent neurointervention for acute stroke: fuel for a revolution Richard I Lindley and Christopher R Levi
Med J Aust 2015; 203 (2): 58-60. 

News

From the NHMRC
Recruitment into clinical trials — patient, recruit thyself Gordon McGurk
Med J Aust 2015; 203 (2): 62. 

Letters

Short report
Knowledge of non-invasive prenatal testing among pregnant women Susannah J Maxwell, Jan E Dickinson and Peter O’Leary
Med J Aust 2015; 203 (2): 76.
Toxic epidermal necrolysis — an investigation to dye for? Lloyd J Ridley and Sandhya Limaye
Med J Aust 2015; 203 (2): 76-78.
Hereditary leiomyomatosis and renal cell carcinoma syndrome Nira Chinniah and Patricia Lowe
Med J Aust 2015; 203 (2): 78-79.
Heatwave and risk of heat-related burn injury in children in Western Australia Lisa Martin, Sally A Burrows and Fiona M Wood
Med J Aust 2015; 203 (2): 79-80.
Eight challenges faced by general practitioners caring for patients after an acute coronary syndrome Peter L Thompson and Alistair W Vickery
Med J Aust 2015; 203 (2): 80-81.

Clinical focus

General practice after-hours incentive funding: a rationale for change Amanda L Neil, Mark R Nelson, Tracy Richardson, Meghan Mann-Leonard and Andrew J Palmer
Med J Aust 2015; 203 (2): 82-85. 
Update on the diagnosis and management of gout Kimberley Ting, Scott W Graf and Samuel L Whittle
Med J Aust 2015; 203 (2): 86-88. 
Guidance concerning the use of glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c) for the diagnosis of diabetes mellitus Michael C d’Emden, Jonathan E Shaw, Graham R Jones and N Wah Cheung
Med J Aust 2015; 203 (2): 89-90. 

Research

Geographical mobility of general practitioners in rural Australia Matthew R McGrail and John S Humphreys
Med J Aust 2015; 203 (2): 92-96. 
Australian clinical trial activity and burden of disease: an analysis of registered trials in National Health Priority Areas Jacquelyne Lam, Sarah J Lord, Kylie E Hunter, R John Simes, Thuyen Vu and Lisa M Askie
Med J Aust 2015; 203 (2): 97-101. 
Readmissions after stroke: linked data from the Australian Stroke Clinical Registry and hospital databases Monique F Kilkenny, Helen M Dewey, Vijaya Sundararajan, Nadine E Andrew, Natasha Lannin, Craig S Anderson, Geoffrey A Donnan and Dominique A Cadilhac
Med J Aust 2015; 203 (2): 102-106. 

Case reports

Lessons from practice
Febuxostat-associated rhabdomyolysis in chronic renal failure Debasish Ghosh, Philippa M McGann, Timothy J Furlong and Richard O Day
Med J Aust 2015; 203 (2): 107-108. 
Snapshot
Spinal gout mimicking osteomyelitis Minnie Au and John Wood
Med J Aust 2015; 203 (2): 113. 

Ethics and law

Records access and management on closure of a medical practice David J Carter
Med J Aust 2015; 203 (2): 109-110. 

Reflections

History
Medicine in a Roman city Peter R Mayall
Med J Aust 2015; 203 (2): 111-113.
History
A French naval surgeon's account of disease, treatments and hospitals in colonial Sydney, 1873 Simon Barraclough and Arnaud Gallois
Med J Aust 2015; 203 (2): 114-116.
Obituary
Ronald Lawrie Huckstep CMG, MD, FRCS, FRACS Jeremy Chapman
Med J Aust 2015; 203 (2): 117.
Poem
The Sick Room Heather Taylor Johnson
Med J Aust 2015; 203 (2): 118.