Review Article

Let us start an epidemic by giving away kindness

‘Patients were left in soiled sheets or sitting on commodes for hours. Some patients needing pain relief got it late or not at all.’ These were a sample of the findings in the Francis Report which revealed severe failings in patient care in the Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trus...

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Review Article

Trans-abdominal cervical cerclage revisited

Changes in contemporary obstetric and gynaecological practice in relation to ultrasound cervical screening during pregnancy, the treatment of intra-epithelial cervical neoplasia and laparoscopic surgery have resulted in an increased utilization of trans-abdominal cervico-isthmic cerclage in an...

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Commentary

What is the future for Scapholunate interosseous ligament reconstruction?

This opinion paper provides a summary of the current reconstructive surgical techniques for the scapholunate interosseous ligament (SLIL) and critically highlights their benefi ts and shortcomings. Due to limited success with direct repair of the ligament, current practice focuses
on a...

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Review Article

Does Veterinary Science have a future in Australia?

Although the veterinary art has been practiced since antiquity, the modern era
began in the 18th century with the establishment of the discipline of “Veterinary
Science” at universities. In the 19th century, veterinary education began in Australia
with Kenda...

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Case Report

Actinomycosis of the appendix

A 40 year old woman presented to the emergency department with acute on chronic abdominal pain in her right iliac fossa. On history her pain had been present for over 6 months and had previously been investigated with ultrasound, CT and a diagnostic laparoscopy several months prior to presenta...

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Research Article

The failure to provide an effective veterinary service to sheep in Australia

Sheep have been the pre-eminent livestock species in Australia and wool production has been the country’s greatest contribution to the world’s economy, so why is it that there isn’t an effective veterinary service to sheep in place there?

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Case Report

AngioJetTM rheolytic thrombectomy induced intravascular haemolysis leading to Acute Kidney Injury requiring Dialysis

Background: AngioJetTM rheolytic thrombectomy has been used in the treatment of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) to prevent post-thrombotic syndrome. Though not widely appreciated, it has the potential to cause
intravascular haemolysis.

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Review Article

Responding to Disasters More than economic and infrastructure interventions

Objectives: Natural disasters confront individuals, communities and governments with the challenge of rebuilding and addressing psychosocial sequelae. With the increasing number of natural disasters it is timely to evaluate the efficacy of interventions and strategies to addre...

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Editorial

Indian spices and Caffeine treatment for Obesity and Cardiovascular disease

The global obesity epidemic that was previously reported [1,2] is now to worsen with obesity to double in 73 countries around the world [3,4]. Improving the health of obese individuals by dietary restriction, anti-obese foods and increased physical activity [1] has not reduced the global obesi...

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Research Article

Injuries of the shoulder sustained by Surfboard riders

Background: To determine the spectrum of shoulder pathologies suffered by surfers.
Methods: Prospective descriptive study. Surfers with shoulder injuries who were referred to a sub-speciality orthopaedic shoulder private practice situated on the Northe...

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Case Report

Focal Ab-amyloid deposition precedes cerebral microbleeds and Superfi cial siderosis: a case report

This case report presents in-vivo findings on the spatial and temporal relationship between focal Ab-amyloid deposition, cerebral micro-haemorrhages and superfi cial siderosis.

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