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The Medical Journal of Australia (MJA) is Australia's leading peer-reviewed general medical journal. RTs are not endorsements. Also tweeting for MJA InSight.
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Aged care mea culpa: we abandoned our patients ... Dr Ludomyr Mykyta AM writes in InSight+ ... "even in the best facilities, there is not the slightest chance that all the assessed health care needs of these patients can or will be met" ...
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ICYMI: Nicotine & other potentially harmful compounds in “nicotine‐free” e‐cig liquids in Australia ... ...
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Career cliff: an end to the Australian training model? ... Dr writes in InSight+ ... ... "insufficient workforce planning is leading to a generation of unemployed and unemployable doctors" ...
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Emerging diabetes & metabolic conditions among Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander young people ... ... Intersectoral collaboration is needed to engage communities & design effective culturally & age‐appropriate interventions ...
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Iodine status of Indigenous & non‐Indigenous young adults in the Top End, before & after mandatory fortification ... ... "targeted interventions are needed to improve intake by some Australians, particularly women of child‐bearing age" ...
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Selecting and optimising patients for total knee arthroplasty ... narrative review for 1 week ... "age & sex ... cannot be used to restrict access to TKA, & age cut‐offs are not recommended" ...
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MJA Vol 210 Issue 3 is now online and ready for you! Premium content includes effective CPD; e-cigs & e-liquids; cerebral palsy; and more ... all at
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Research news in brief from InSight+ ... facts about Medevac Bill ... “Cellular barcoding” reveals how breast cancer spreads ... Penis development in womb requires more than testosterone ... Treating insomnia improves back pain ...
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michael halliday777 16h
Does drug decriminalization reduce use? According to data out of Portugal, it does. They've halved their heroin addicts and overdoses in 10 yrs. Even the far right party there wouldn't go back to their old system of criminalizing a health problem.
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Sabrina Rose Feb 17
A poignant read. is a global emergency & leadership from our Federal Govt to mitigate against it is needed now. I believe that the recent devastating fires in the Eastern States of are the result of our Govt’s inaction.
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Dr Jason Frank Feb 17
...Is there any PGME system with an ideal design. Current debates Down Under with lessons for us all...
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Dr Mary Dahm 22h
Always has grasp on what's important talks about the patient voice. Are clinicians truly listening to form a diagnosis?! Why we need to give more credit to this humble yet crucial communication skills.
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Bob Buckham 18h
The health system has failed and has to change! Absolutely shocking that Indigenous Australian adolescents with type 2 diabetes are over TEN times more likely to be hospitalised than non‐Indigenous adolescents!!
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Dr. Sarah Newbery 15h
This is a lovely piece of writing, and is worth a read. "Our duty is to share this space, to fill it with words that help heal and uplift, to acknowledge, share and transform the suffering. To tell a patient “you are being heard”.
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MJA 17h
Career cliff: an end to the Australian training model? ... Dr writes in InSight+ ... ... "insufficient workforce planning is leading to a generation of unemployed and unemployable doctors" ...
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MJA 18h
Research news in brief from InSight+ ... facts about Medevac Bill ... “Cellular barcoding” reveals how breast cancer spreads ... Penis development in womb requires more than testosterone ... Treating insomnia improves back pain ...
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MJA 18h
Emerging diabetes & metabolic conditions among Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander young people ... ... Intersectoral collaboration is needed to engage communities & design effective culturally & age‐appropriate interventions ...
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MJA 18h
Iodine status of Indigenous & non‐Indigenous young adults in the Top End, before & after mandatory fortification ... ... "targeted interventions are needed to improve intake by some Australians, particularly women of child‐bearing age" ...
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MJA 19h
Selecting and optimising patients for total knee arthroplasty ... narrative review for 1 week ... "age & sex ... cannot be used to restrict access to TKA, & age cut‐offs are not recommended" ...
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Return to work after cancer: a key health outcome ... Dr & colleagues write in InSight+ ... "the reasons people don’t return to work are far less likely to be physical & far more likely to be psychological or social ...
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