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Volume 206, Issue 8 — 1 May, 2017

News

News briefs Cate Swannell
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (8): 330. 

Perspectives

Clot retrieval and acute stroke care Yun Tae Hwang and Yash Gawarikar
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (8): 333-334.
Regenerative neurology: meeting the need of patients with disability after stroke Simon A Koblar, Anjali Nagpal, Fong Chan Choy, Monica Anne Hamilton-Bruce and Susan L Hillier
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (8): 334-336.
Undetected and underserved: the untold story of patients who had a minor stroke Emma C Finch, Michele M Foster, Jennifer Fleming, Philip D Aitken, Ian Williams, Tegan Cruwys and Linda Worrall
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (8): 337-338. 
Euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide: focus on the data Ezekiel Emanuel
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (8): 339-340. 

Medical education

Snapshot
Strategic lacunar infarction Takeshi Kondo and Kazuhiko Terada
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (8): 340.

Editorials

Reducing the burden of neurological disease and mental illness Kay L Double and Linda J Richards
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (8): 341-342.
Transforming the management of stroke Matthew C Kiernan
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (8): 342-343.
Assessing the outcome of stroke in Australia Graeme J Hankey
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (8): 343-344.

Research

Risk-adjusted hospital mortality rates for stroke: evidence from the Australian Stroke Clinical Registry (AuSCR) Dominique A Cadilhac, Monique F Kilkenny, Christopher R Levi, Natasha A Lannin, Amanda G Thrift, Joosup Kim, Brenda Grabsch, Leonid Churilov, Helen M Dewey, Kelvin Hill, Steven G Faux, Rohan Grimley, Helen Castley, Peter J Hand, Andrew Wong, Geoffrey K Herkes, Melissa Gill, Douglas Crompton, Sandy Middleton, Geoffrey A Donnan and Craig S Anderson
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (8): 345-350. 
Prevalence of microcephaly in an Australian population-based birth defects register, 1980–2015 Michele Hansen, Paul K Armstrong, Carol Bower and Gareth S Baynam
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (8): 351-356. 

Narrative review

Motor neurone disease: progress and challenges Thanuja Dharmadasa, Robert D Henderson, Paul S Talman, Richard AL Macdonell, Susan Mathers, David W Schultz, Merrillee Needham, Margaret Zoing, Steve Vucic and Matthew C Kiernan
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (8): 357-362.
Neurobionics and the brain–computer interface: current applications and future horizons Jeffrey V Rosenfeld and Yan Tat Wong
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (8): 363-368. 

Letters

Pre-hospital thrombolysis in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: a regional Australian experience John K French, Derek P Chew, Richard W Harper and Philip EG Aylward
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (8): 369.
Pre-hospital thrombolysis in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: a regional Australian experience Arshad A Khan, Peter J Fletcher and Andrew J Boyle
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (8): 369-370.
The stroke gap Prashanth Ramachandran and James Burrow
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (8): 370.