A comparison of the distribution of Medical Research Future Fund grants with disease burden in Australia.
PMID: 33429456 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Med J Aust)
Source: Med J Aust - January 11, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Gilbert SE, Buchbinder R, Harris IA, Maher CG Tags: Med J Aust Source Type: research

What are people saying on social networking sites about the Australian alcohol consumption guidelines?
PMID: 33429457 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Med J Aust)
Source: Med J Aust - January 11, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Riordan BC, Winter DT, Haber PS, Day CA, Morley KC Tags: Med J Aust Source Type: research

Putting the "good" into Good Clinical Practice.
Putting the "good" into Good Clinical Practice. Med J Aust. 2021 Jan 11;: Authors: Symons T, Webb S, Zalcberg JR PMID: 33429459 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Med J Aust)
Source: Med J Aust - January 11, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Symons T, Webb S, Zalcberg JR Tags: Med J Aust Source Type: research

Maintaining routine vaccination during the COVID-19 pandemic.
PMID: 33415723 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Med J Aust)
Source: Med J Aust - January 7, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Kaufman J, Attwell K, Collaboration on Social Science, Immunisation (COSSI) Working Group Tags: Med J Aust Source Type: research

How to use imperfect tests for COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) to make clinical decisions.
PMID: 33415725 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Med J Aust)
Source: Med J Aust - January 7, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Bell KJ, Stanaway FF, Irwig LM, Horvath AR, Teixeira-Pinto A, Loy C Tags: Med J Aust Source Type: research

Trends in elasticated strap-related injuries from Melbourne, Australia, 2007-2018.
PMID: 33415729 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Med J Aust)
Source: Med J Aust - January 7, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Rothschild P, Meagher P, Campbell TG Tags: Med J Aust Source Type: research

Bowel cancer screening in older patients: is it time to reconsider?
PMID: 33415731 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Med J Aust)
Source: Med J Aust - January 7, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Frommer DJ Tags: Med J Aust Source Type: research

Sodium-glucose cotransporter type 2 inhibitors: managing the small but critical risk of diabetic ketoacidosis.
PMID: 33349919 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Med J Aust)
Source: Med J Aust - December 21, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Hamblin PS, Wong R, Bach LA Tags: Med J Aust Source Type: research

Sodium-glucose cotransporter type 2 inhibitors: managing the small but critical risk of diabetic ketoacidosis.
PMID: 33349926 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Med J Aust)
Source: Med J Aust - December 21, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Meyer EJ, Thiruvenkatarajan V, Jesudason D Tags: Med J Aust Source Type: research

Outcomes for patients with COVID-19 admitted to Australian intensive care units during the first four months of the pandemic.
CONCLUSION: Until the end of June 2020, mortality among patients with COVID-19 who required invasive ventilation in Australian ICUs was lower and their ICU stay longer than reported overseas. Our findings highlight the importance of ensuring adequate local ICU capacity, particularly as the pandemic has not yet ended. PMID: 33325070 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Med J Aust)
Source: Med J Aust - December 15, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Burrell AJ, Pellegrini B, Salimi F, Begum H, Broadley T, Campbell LT, Cheng AC, Cheung W, Cooper DJ, Earnest A, Erickson SJ, French CJ, Kaldor JM, Litton E, Murthy S, McAllister RE, Nichol AD, Palermo A, Plummer MP, Ramanan M, Reddi BA, Reynolds C, Trapan Tags: Med J Aust Source Type: research

Late mortality in people with cancer: a population-based Australian study.
CONCLUSIONS: Mortality among people with cancer who are alive at least five years after diagnosis was higher than for the general population, particularly cardiovascular disease-related mortality. Survivorship care should include early recognition and management of risk factors for cardiovascular disease. PMID: 33296507 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Med J Aust)
Source: Med J Aust - December 9, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Koczwara B, Meng R, Miller MD, Clark RA, Kaambwa B, Marin T, Damarell RA, Roder DM Tags: Med J Aust Source Type: research

Outcomes for patients with COVID-19: known knowns, known unknowns, and unknown unknowns.
PMID: 33296509 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Med J Aust)
Source: Med J Aust - December 9, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Singer M Tags: Med J Aust Source Type: research

COVID-19 and residential aged care: priorities for optimising preparation and management of outbreaks.
PMID: 33296510 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Med J Aust)
Source: Med J Aust - December 9, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Aitken GE, Holmes AL, Ibrahim JE Tags: Med J Aust Source Type: research

Unprofessional behaviour in Australian hospitals.
PMID: 33294989 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Med J Aust)
Source: Med J Aust - December 8, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Scott A, Hills D Tags: Med J Aust Source Type: research

PPE for your mind: a peer support initiative for health care workers.
PMID: 33294997 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Med J Aust)
Source: Med J Aust - December 8, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Bridson TL, Jenkins K, Allen KG, McDermott BM Tags: Med J Aust Source Type: research

Consensus statement: Safe Airway Society principles of airway management and tracheal intubation specific to the COVID-19 adult patient group.
PMID: 33295002 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Med J Aust)
Source: Med J Aust - December 8, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Brewster DJ, Groombridge CJ, Gatward JJ Tags: Med J Aust Source Type: research

Sudden onset vision loss: an atypical presentation of giant cell arteritis and myeloproliferative neoplasm.
PMID: 33295004 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Med J Aust)
Source: Med J Aust - December 8, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Rana K, Oakley C, Ross DM, Simon S Tags: Med J Aust Source Type: research

Time for a clear national COVID-19 strategy.
PMID: 33295024 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Med J Aust)
Source: Med J Aust - December 8, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Trauer JM, Marais BJ, Ragonnet R, Savulescu J, McBryde ES Tags: Med J Aust Source Type: research

Consensus statement: Safe Airway Society principles of airway management and tracheal intubation specific to the COVID-19 adult patient group.
PMID: 33295047 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Med J Aust)
Source: Med J Aust - December 8, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Triplett KE, Collett LW Tags: Med J Aust Source Type: research

Enough seagulls! Rural and remote communities need local researchers living, walking and talking with locals.
PMID: 33280121 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Med J Aust)
Source: Med J Aust - December 6, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Stewart R Tags: Med J Aust Source Type: research

The 2020 special report of the MJA-Lancet Countdown on health and climate change: lessons learnt from Australia's "Black Summer".
The 2020 special report of the MJA-Lancet Countdown on health and climate change: lessons learnt from Australia's "Black Summer". Med J Aust. 2020 Dec 02;: Authors: Zhang Y, Beggs PJ, McGushin A, Bambrick H, Trueck S, Hanigan IC, Morgan GG, Berry HL, Linnenluecke MK, Johnston FH, Capon AG, Watts N Abstract The MJA-Lancet Countdown on health and climate change was established in 2017, and produced its first Australian national assessment in 2018 and its first annual update in 2019. It examines indicators across five broad domains: climate change impacts, exposures and vulnerability; adaptatio...
Source: Med J Aust - December 2, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Zhang Y, Beggs PJ, McGushin A, Bambrick H, Trueck S, Hanigan IC, Morgan GG, Berry HL, Linnenluecke MK, Johnston FH, Capon AG, Watts N Tags: Med J Aust Source Type: research

A guide for medical practitioners transitioning to an encore career or retirement.
PMID: 33249597 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Med J Aust)
Source: Med J Aust - November 29, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Wijeratne C, Earl J Tags: Med J Aust Source Type: research

Changes in medical scientific publication associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.
PMID: 33249606 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Med J Aust)
Source: Med J Aust - November 29, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Whitmore KA, Laupland KB, Vincent CM, Edwards FA, Reade MC Tags: Med J Aust Source Type: research

Ethical and practical implications of returning genetic research results: two Australian case studies.
PMID: 33161572 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Med J Aust)
Source: Med J Aust - November 8, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Tiller J, Trainer AH, Campbell I, Lacaze PA Tags: Med J Aust Source Type: research

COVID-19, children and schools: overlooked and at risk.
PMID: 33099775 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Med J Aust)
Source: Med J Aust - October 25, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Hyde Z Tags: Med J Aust Source Type: research

Superspreaders, asymptomatics and COVID-19 elimination.
PMID: 33099287 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Med J Aust)
Source: Med J Aust - October 24, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Kault D Tags: Med J Aust Source Type: research

Tenecteplase (and common sense) in short supply during the COVID-19 pandemic.
PMID: 33099288 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Med J Aust)
Source: Med J Aust - October 24, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Parsons M, Churilov L, Schutte AE, Levi C Tags: Med J Aust Source Type: research

New Australian melanoma management guidelines: the patient perspective.
PMID: 33070304 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Med J Aust)
Source: Med J Aust - October 18, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Button-Sloan AE, Thompson JF Tags: Med J Aust Source Type: research

Breaking down the barriers: a new collaborative model providing fertility care for young cancer patients.
PMID: 33070364 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Med J Aust)
Source: Med J Aust - October 18, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Rozen G, Sii S, Agresta F, Gook D, Stern C Tags: Med J Aust Source Type: research

Switching Australian patients with moderate to severe inflammatory bowel disease from originator to biosimilar infliximab: a multicentre, parallel cohort study.
CONCLUSION: Switching patients with IBD from originator to biosimilar infliximab is safe and non-inferior to continuing treatment with originator infliximab. Moreover, the introduction of biosimilar infliximab, by increasing market competition, has resulted in substantial cost savings for the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme. PMID: 33070332 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Med J Aust)
Source: Med J Aust - October 17, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Haifer C, Srinivasan A, An YK, Picardo S, van Langenberg D, Menon S, Begun J, Ghaly S, Thin L Tags: Med J Aust Source Type: research

Educating junior doctors and pharmacists to reduce discharge prescribing of opioids for surgical patients: a cluster randomised controlled trial.
CONCLUSIONS: Specific education for clinicians and pharmacists about appropriate analgesic prescribing for surgical patients is effective in reducing prescribing of opioids at discharge. TRIAL REGISTRATION: Australian New Zealand Clinical Trials Registry, ACTRN12618000876291 (prospective). PMID: 33037644 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Med J Aust)
Source: Med J Aust - October 10, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Hopkins RE, Bui T, Konstantatos AH, Arnold C, Magliano DJ, Liew D, Dooley MJ Tags: Med J Aust Source Type: research

COVID-19 in a Sydney nursing home: a case study and lessons learnt.
PMID: 33037646 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Med J Aust)
Source: Med J Aust - October 10, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Gilbert GL Tags: Med J Aust Source Type: research

Supporting effective doctor-patient communication: doctors' name badges.
PMID: 33012005 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Med J Aust)
Source: Med J Aust - October 3, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Bravery BD, Stojkov J, Brown J Tags: Med J Aust Source Type: research

Demographics and performance of candidates in the examinations of the Australian Medical Council, 1978-2019.
PMID: 33012008 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Med J Aust)
Source: Med J Aust - October 3, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Yeomans ND, Sewell JR, Pigou P, Macintyre S Tags: Med J Aust Source Type: research

Erratum.
Authors: PMID: 33012021 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Med J Aust)
Source: Med J Aust - September 30, 2020 Category: General Medicine Tags: Med J Aust Source Type: research

News.
Authors: PMID: 33012022 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Med J Aust)
Source: Med J Aust - September 30, 2020 Category: General Medicine Tags: Med J Aust Source Type: research

Telehealth: an opportunity to increase access to early medical abortion for Australian women.
PMID: 32951196 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Med J Aust)
Source: Med J Aust - September 19, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Mazza D, Deb S, Subasinghe A Tags: Med J Aust Source Type: research

Diagnostic error: incidence, impacts, causes and preventive strategies.
PMID: 32951211 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Med J Aust)
Source: Med J Aust - September 19, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Scott IA, Crock C Tags: Med J Aust Source Type: research

Chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy for haematological malignancies.
PMID: 32951222 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Med J Aust)
Source: Med J Aust - September 19, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Selim AG, Tam CS Tags: Med J Aust Source Type: research

"No jab, no pay": catch-up vaccination activity during its first two years.
CONCLUSIONS: Linking family assistance payments with childhood vaccination status and associated program improvements were followed by substantial catch-up vaccination activity, particularly in young people from families of lower socio-economic status. PMID: 32951230 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Med J Aust)
Source: Med J Aust - September 18, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Hull BP, Beard FH, Hendry AJ, Dey A, Macartney K Tags: Med J Aust Source Type: research

Australia can use population level mobility data to fight COVID-19.
PMID: 32924141 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Med J Aust)
Source: Med J Aust - September 13, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Adams L, Adams RJ, Bastiampillai T Tags: Med J Aust Source Type: research

Red-flagging the prescribing of oral corticosteroids for people with asthma.
PMID: 32924142 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Med J Aust)
Source: Med J Aust - September 13, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: McDonald CF, Worsnop CJ Tags: Med J Aust Source Type: research

Female genital mutilation or cutting: an updated medico-legal analysis.
PMID: 32924148 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Med J Aust)
Source: Med J Aust - September 13, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Mathews B, Dallaston E Tags: Med J Aust Source Type: research

Frailty in older adults: moving from measurement to management.
PMID: 32924157 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Med J Aust)
Source: Med J Aust - September 13, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Gordon EH, Hubbard RE Tags: Med J Aust Source Type: research

Impact of antivaccination campaigns on health worldwide: lessons for Australia and the global community.
PMID: 32924162 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Med J Aust)
Source: Med J Aust - September 13, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Petousis-Harris H, Alley L Tags: Med J Aust Source Type: research

Use of artificial intelligence in skin cancer diagnosis and management.
PMID: 32892366 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Med J Aust)
Source: Med J Aust - September 5, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Wada M, Ge Z, Gilmore SJ, Mar VJ Tags: Med J Aust Source Type: research

Serological tests for COVID-19.
PMID: 32892381 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Med J Aust)
Source: Med J Aust - September 5, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Bond K, Williams E, Howden BP, Williamson DA Tags: Med J Aust Source Type: research

Artificial intelligence in health care: preparing for the fifth Industrial Revolution.
PMID: 32892395 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Med J Aust)
Source: Med J Aust - September 5, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Sung JJ, Stewart CL, Freedman B Tags: Med J Aust Source Type: research

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on medical education.
PMID: 32893343 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Med J Aust)
Source: Med J Aust - September 5, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Torda AJ, Velan G, Perkovic V Tags: Med J Aust Source Type: research

Fit testing of N95 or P2 masks to protect health care workers.
PMID: 32893356 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Med J Aust)
Source: Med J Aust - September 5, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Regli A, von Ungern-Sternberg BS Tags: Med J Aust Source Type: research