Up the creek without a paddle: An Australian take on disaster medicine

By Andrew Nguyen, Chi Hau Tan & Katherine O'Shea | Volume 2, Issue 1 2011

Disaster medicine is a subject category that invokes thoughts of emergency medicine on a much grander scale; one that involves all levels of healthcare governance. But in reality, it is an area of medicine that is often neglected in Australia, despite its pertinence in this land of extremes. This has been shown to be currently [...]  Read More →

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Delays in adoption of statins on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme: Reflections of a John Snow Scholar

By Michael Page | Volume 2, Issue 1 2011

This article is sponsored by the Royal Australasian College of Physicians The evidence for using statins in diabetic patients with normal cholesterol levels to prevent myocardial infarction or stroke was firmly established in 2002 with the publication of the Heart Protection Study. This large, prospective controlled trial found a relative risk reduction attributable to statins [...]  Read More →

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ISSN (Print): 1837-171X
ISSN (Online): 1837-1728
ABN: 51967802511