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Volume 206, Issue 9 — 15 May, 2017

News

News briefs Cate Swannell
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (9): 376. 

Perspectives

Failing to plan is planning to fail: advance care directives and the Aboriginal people of the Top End Eswaran Waran, Sharon Wallace and Jonathan Dodson-Jauncey
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (9): 377.
Changes in medical education to help physicians meet future health care needs Judith N Hudson, Kathryn M Weston and Elizabeth A Farmer
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (9): 378-379. 
Australia’s Health Care Homes: laying the right foundations Claire L Jackson and Steven J Hambleton
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (9): 380-381. 
No Jab, No Pay and vaccine refusal in Australia: the jury is out Frank H Beard, Julie Leask and Peter B McIntyre
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (9): 381-383. 

Medical education

Snapshot
A blinding eye injury caused by chasing Pokémon Maria Franchina, Swati Sinkar, Boon Ham and Geoffrey C Lam
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (9): 384.
Snapshot
Raccoon eyes in systemic light chain amyloidosis Cecily J Forsyth and Campbell R Tiley
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (9): 384.
Lessons from practice
Complicated silicosis resulting from occupational exposure to engineered stone products Elie Matar, Anthony Frankel, Lucinda Katharine McCowan Blake, Elizabeth J Silverstone, Anthony R Johnson and Deborah H Yates
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (9): 385-386.
Clinical skills
The scratch test for determining the inferior hepatic margin Thomas Millington Goodsall, Patrick Flynn and John R Attia
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (9): 386-387.

Reflection

Coronary occlusion, denial and dissociation Ruth A Stewart
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (9): 388.

Editorials

Reducing the incidence of burn injuries to Indigenous Australian children Roy M Kimble and Bronwyn R Griffin
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (9): 389-390.
The frequency of eye examinations in people with diabetes Paul Mitchell
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (9): 390-391.

Research

Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australian children hospitalised for burn injuries: a population data linkage study Holger Möller, Lara Harvey, Kathleen Falster, Rebecca Ivers, Kathleen F Clapham and Louisa Jorm
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (9): 392-397. 
Long term risk of severe retinopathy in childhood-onset type 1 diabetes: a data linkage study Mary White, Matthew A Sabin, Costan G Magnussen, Michele A O'Connell, Peter G Colman and Fergus Cameron
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (9): 398-401. 
Adherence to diabetic eye examination guidelines in Australia: the National Eye Health Survey Joshua Foreman, Stuart Keel, Jing Xie, Peter Van Wijngaarden, Hugh R Taylor and Mohamed Dirani
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (9): 402-406. 

Narrative review

Countering cognitive biases in minimising low value care Ian A Scott, Jason Soon, Adam G Elshaug and Robyn Lindner
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (9): 407-411. 

Letters

Should there be an MBS item number for advance care planning? Amanda Pereira-Salgado and Jennifer J Watts
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (9): 412.
Management of adverse events related to new cancer immunotherapy (immune checkpoint inhibitors) Rose Liu, Pablo Fernandez-Peñas and Deshan F Sebaratnam
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (9): 412.
The cardiovascular research crisis and what to do about it Garry LR Jennings and Jaye Chin-Dusting
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (9): 412-413.
Coronary stent technology: a narrative review Rohen Skiba and Chris Merry
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (9): 413.
Coronary stent technology: a narrative review Nigel Jepson and Daniel Chen
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (9): 413-414.
A positive step for pharmaceutical payment transparency Jessica Dean, Malcolm P Forbes and Richard Di Natale
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (9): 414.