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Australia has been slow to advance its national e-health system in comparison with other nations, giving us the opportunity to learn from other systems before developing a national distributed shared electronic health record.
AbstractElectronic referrals and discharge summaries can improve the quality...
Exploring the perceived impact of medicolegal concerns on the ways Australian doctors practise medicine, this study compares doctors who have experienced a medicolegal matter with those who have not.
To explore the perceived impact of medicolegal concerns...
To investigate community attitudes to abortion, including views on whether doctors should face sanctions for performing late abortion in a range of clinical and social situations.
Design, setting and participants:
An anonymous online survey of 1050...
Jane Harrison is this year's winner of the Medical Journal of Australia, Ross Ingram Memorial Essay Competition.
"On my first day as an Aboriginal Research Officer, researching the social and emotional wellbeing of Aboriginal children, I was given a report to read as background...
The current arrangement for pricing statins places a considerable burden on the Australian community, according to this article. Alternative pricing arrangements that provide incentives to lower statin prices and increase the proportion of generic prescriptions could be highly advantageous.
From January 2005 to October...
As there is bipartisan agreement on the advantages of increased migration to Australia, it is time for a debate on how 'super sizing' will affect the health system.
Australia faces a federally instigated migration drive aimed at increasing its population to 35 million by...
In 1997, there was a peak in the number of suicides in Australia, when 2720 deaths were classified as suicide. This study looks at some of the reasons why.
In 1997, there was a peak in the number of suicides in Australia, when...
Key arguments of the recent proposal for health reforms are questionable, writes Jeff Richardson in the Medical Journal of Australia.
Child sexual abuse (CSA) is common, and evidence suggests that 5%–10% of boys and girls experience severe abuse involving sexual penetration. CSA is associated with an array of deleterious outcomes, including problems related to mental health, interpersonal functioning and substance use. Studies of community samples...
This study examined the impact of the Northern Territory Intervention income management program on store sales and food choices among Aboriginal people since 2007.
Main outcome measures:
Trends in (i) total store sales; (ii) total food and beverage sales; (iii) fruit and vegetables...