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Volume 206, Issue 2 — 6 February, 2017

News

News briefs Cate Swannell
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (2): 59. 

Perspectives

Allergen immunotherapy for respiratory allergic disease in Australia in 2016 William B Smith and Frank E Kette
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (2): 60-61. 
Remote monitoring of medical devices in Australia Bradley Wilsmore and James Leitch
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (2): 62-63. 
Setting Medical Research Future Fund priorities: assessing the value of research Haitham W Tuffaha, Lazaros Andronis and Paul A Scuffham
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (2): 63-65. 

Medical education

Key research skills
Sampling: how you choose people is as important as how you analyse their data Michael P Jones and John R Attia
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (2): 67-68.

Book/Media/App Review

The strengths and weaknesses of evidence-based medicine Jeffrey D Zajac
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (2): 69.

Editorials

The diagnostic validity of mental health diagnoses in children Christopher C Pearson
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (2): 70. 
The excess burden of severe sepsis in Indigenous Australian children: can anything be done? Pamela Palasanthiran and Asha C Bowen
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (2): 71-72. 

Research

Time to clinical investigation for Indigenous and non-Indigenous Queensland women after a high grade abnormal Pap smear, 2000–2009 Lisa J Whop, Peter D Baade, Julia ML Brotherton, Karen Canfell, Joan Cunningham, Dorota Gertig, Kamalini Lokuge, Gail Garvey, Suzanne P Moore, Abbey Diaz, Dianne L O'Connell, Patricia Valery, David M Roder and John R Condon
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (2): 73-77. 
The burden of invasive infections in critically ill Indigenous children in Australia Justyna A Ostrowski, Graeme MacLaren, Janet Alexander, Penny Stewart, Sheena Gune, Joshua R Francis, Subodh Ganu, Marino Festa, Simon J Erickson, Lahn Straney and Luregn J Schlapbach
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (2): 78-84. 

Short report

Influence of birth month on the probability of Western Australian children being treated for ADHD Martin Whitely, Leanne Lester, John Phillimore and Suzanne Robinson
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (2): 85. 

Narrative review

What risks do herbal products pose to the Australian community? Roger W Byard, Ian Musgrave, Garth Maker and Michael Bunce
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (2): 86-90. 
Cardiovascular disease in patients with schizophrenia Leonard Kritharides, Vincent Chow and Tim JR Lambert
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (2): 91-95.

Letters

Crusted scabies in northern and central Australia — now is the time for eradication Simon Quilty, Thomas S Kaye and Bart J Currie
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (2): 96.
Multidisciplinary paediatric rheumatology services in Australia and New Zealand Davinder Singh-Grewal
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (2): 96-97.
Grampians — Closing the Gap in Indigenous eye health Uma Jatkar, Mitchell D Anjou and Hugh R Taylor
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (2): 97.