Internal Medicine Journal

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Accepted Articles (Accepted, unedited articles published online and citable. The final edited and typeset version of record will appear in future.)

Edited By: Jeff Szer

Impact Factor: 1.526

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 64/151 (Medicine General & Internal)

Online ISSN: 1445-5994


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  1. Original Articles

    1. Treatment of aplastic anaemia with lower dose anti-thymocyte globulin (ATGAM) produces similar response rates and survival as per standard dose ATGAM schedules

      Ashleigh Scott, Kirk Morris, Jason Butler, Anthony K Mills and Glen A Kennedy

      Accepted manuscript online: 12 JUL 2016 09:57AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13175

  2. Reviews

    1. Timely initiation of chemotherapy: a systematic literature review in six priority cancers – results and recommendations for clinical practice

      Marliese Alexander, Robert Blum, Kate Burbury, John Coutsouvelis, Michael Dooley, Obaid Fazil, Tina Griffitths, Huda Ismail, Sachin Joshi, Natalie Love, Stephen Opat, Phillip Parente, Nicole Porter, Eldene Ross, Jim Siderov, Pauline Thomas, Shane White, Sue Kirsa and Danny Rischin

      Accepted manuscript online: 11 JUL 2016 04:15AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13190

  3. Original Articles

    1. Inconsistencies and time delays in site-specific research approvals hinders collaborative clinical research in Australia

      VM White, H Bibby, M Green, A Anazodo, W Nicholls, R Pinkerton, M Phillips, R Harrup, M Osborn, LM Orme, R Conyers, K Thompson and M Coory

      Accepted manuscript online: 11 JUL 2016 04:15AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13191

    2. The safety and efficacy of benzbromarone in gout in Aotearoa New Zealand

      Lisa K Stamp, Janine Haslett, Chris Frampton, Doug White, David Gardner, Simon Stebbings, Guy Taylor, Rebecca Grainger, Rajesh Kumar, Sunil Kumar, Tracey Kain, David Porter, Michael Corkill, Angela Cathro, Scott Metcalfe, John Wyeth and Nicola Dalbeth

      Accepted manuscript online: 8 JUL 2016 08:25AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13173

    3. Assessing People with Dementia: The Role of the Aged Care Assessment Team and Memory Clinics

      Michael Rozsa, Andrew Ford and Leon Flicker

      Accepted manuscript online: 8 JUL 2016 08:25AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13174

  4. Reviews

    1. Orthostatic hypotension – pathophysiology, assessment, treatment, and the paradox of supine hypertension – a review

      Peter Chisholm and Mahesan Anpalahan

      Accepted manuscript online: 8 JUL 2016 12:40AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13171

  5. Original Articles

    1. Goserelin Toxicities and Preferences for Ovarian Suppression Method in Pre-menopausal Women with Breast Cancer

      Amy Hsin-Chieh Hsieh, Ganessan Kichenadasse, Sina Vatandoust, Amitesh Roy, Shawgi Sukumaran, Christos S. Karapetis, Helen Martin, Li Chia Chong and Bogda Koczwara

      Accepted manuscript online: 8 JUL 2016 12:40AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13169

    2. Corrected QT interval Anomalies are Associated with Worse Prognosis among Patients Suffering from Sepsis

      Yishay Wasserstrum, Dor Lotan, Eduard Itelman, Irina Barbarova, Michael Kogan, Robert Klempfner, Amir Dagan and Gad Segal

      Accepted manuscript online: 8 JUL 2016 12:40AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13170

    3. A smoking cessation program for current and recent ex-smokers following diagnosis of a potentially curable cancer

      Jeremy Ong, Ingrid Plueckhahn, Deborah Cruickshank, Leonid Churilov and Linda Mileshkin

      Accepted manuscript online: 8 JUL 2016 12:40AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13172

    4. Effectiveness and response predictors of omalizumab in a severe allergic asthma population with a high prevalence of comorbidities: the Australian Xolair Registry

      Peter G Gibson, Helen Reddel, Vanessa M McDonald, Guy Marks, Christine Jenkins, Andrew Gillman, John Upham, Michael Sutherland, Janet Rimmer, Frank Thien, Greg P Katsoulotos, Matthew Cook, Ian Yang, Connie Katelaris, Simon Bowler, David Langton, Paul Robinson, Craig Wright, Veronica Yozghatlian, Scott Burgess, Pathmanathan Sivakumaran, Adam Jaffe, Jeff Bowden, Peter AB Wark, Kwok Y Yan, Vicky Kritikos, Matthew Peters, Mark Hew, Ali Aminazad, Michael Bint and Michael Guo

      Accepted manuscript online: 28 JUN 2016 03:31AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13166

  6. Reviews

    1. Cautionary tales in the interpretation of observational studies of effects of clinical interventions

      Ian A Scott and John Attia

      Accepted manuscript online: 27 JUN 2016 04:05AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13167

  7. Original Articles

    1. Spinning : an arising cause of rhabdomyolysis in young female

      Yoo Hyung Kim, Young Rok Ham, Ki Ryang Na, Kang Wook Lee and Dae Eun Choi

      Accepted manuscript online: 27 JUN 2016 04:00AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13168

    2. Endovascular thrombectomy for acute ischaemic stroke – a real world experience

      Cecilia Cappelen-Smith, Dennis Cordato, Zeljka Calic, Andrew Cheung and Jason Wenderoth

      Accepted manuscript online: 27 JUN 2016 04:00AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13165

  8. Reviews

    1. The Benefit of Exercise Training in Pulmonary Hypertension: a Clinical Review

      Karen SW. Chia, Peter KK. Wong, Steven Faux, Craig S. McLachlan and Eugene Kotlyar

      Accepted manuscript online: 24 JUN 2016 04:15AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13159

  9. Original Articles

    1. The effect of pulmonary function testing on bleomycin dosing in germ cell tumours

      FT Roncolato, M Chatfield, B Houghton, G Toner, M Stockler, D Thomson, M Friedlander, H Gurney, M Rosenthal, P Grimison and Australian and New Zealand Urogenital and Prostate Cancer Trials Group (ANZUP)

      Accepted manuscript online: 15 JUN 2016 07:35AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13158

    2. Changing prognosis in Paroxysmal Nocturnal Haemoglobinuria disease subcategories; an analysis of International PNH Registry

      Gérard Socié, Hubert Schrezenmeier, Petra Muus, Igor Lisukov, Alexander Röth, Austin Kulasekararaj, Jong Wook Lee, David Araten, Anita Hill, Robert Brodsky, Alvaro Urbano-Ispizua, Jeffrey Szer, Amanda Wilson, Peter Hillmen and on behalf of the PNH Registry

      Accepted manuscript online: 15 JUN 2016 07:35AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13160

    3. A prospective comparison of times to presentation and treatment of regional and remote head and neck patients in North Queensland, Australia

      Joanne Yue-Ai Tan, Zulfiquer. A. Otty, Venkat N. Vangaveti, Petra Buttner, Suresh C. Varma, Abhishek J. Joshi, Jenny Kelly, Michael Collins and Sabe S. Sabesan

      Accepted manuscript online: 1 JUN 2016 02:50AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13138

    4. Apixaban Versus Enoxaparin in the Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism Following Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Single Centre, Single Surgeon, Retrospective Analysis

      Danika A. L. King, Richard E. Pow, David M. Dickison and Peter R. Vale

      Accepted manuscript online: 1 JUN 2016 02:50AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13139

    5. A newly-designed observation and response chart's effect upon adverse inpatient outcomes and rapid response team activity

      Alice O'Connell, Arthas Flabouris, Susan W Kim, Chris Horwood, Paul Hakendorf and Campbell H Thompson

      Accepted manuscript online: 1 JUN 2016 02:45AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13137

    6. Single-dose rituximab in refractory lupus nephritis

      Prasanti Kotagiri, Annabel Martin, Peter Hughes, Gavin Becker and Kathy Nicholls

      Accepted manuscript online: 31 MAY 2016 01:25AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13136

    7. Ethnicity as an independent predictive factor for the results of CT pulmonary angiography and ultrasonography of the lower limbs

      S. Liao, K. McAnulty, C. Lim, P. Reeve and C.L. Chang

      Accepted manuscript online: 31 MAY 2016 01:20AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13134

    8. Fibromyalgia onset has high impact on work ability in Australians

      E.K. Guymer, G.O. Littlejohn, C.K. Brand and R.A. Kwiatek

      Accepted manuscript online: 31 MAY 2016 01:20AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13135

    9. Cardiac assessment prior to non-cardiac surgery

      John F Mooney, Graham S Hillis, Vincent W Lee, Richard Halliwell, Mauro Vicaretti, Colin Moncrieff and Clara K Chow

      Accepted manuscript online: 17 MAY 2016 02:40AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13133

    10. Changing trends in diagnosis, staging, treatment and survival in lung cancer: Comparison of three consecutive cohorts in an australian lung cancer centre

      E J Denton, D Hart, Z Wainer, G Wright, P A Russell and M Conron

      Accepted manuscript online: 14 MAY 2016 03:50AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13132

  10. Reviews

    1. Management of Diabetes in Indigenous Communities: Lessons from the Australian Aboriginal Population

      HD Nguyen, S Chitturi and LJ Maple-Brown

      Accepted manuscript online: 30 APR 2016 05:25AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13123

  11. Original Articles

    1. Rising incidence of hepatitis B related hepatocellular carcinoma in South Australia: 1996–2010

      Mohamed A Chinnaratha, Caitlin Graham, Robert JL Fraser, Richard J Woodman and Alan J Wigg

      Accepted manuscript online: 30 APR 2016 05:21AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13121

  12. Reviews

    1. Inappropriate Sinus Tachycardia: Focus on Ivabradine

      Hany S. Abed, Jordan Fulcher, Michael J Kilborn and Anthony C. Keech

      Accepted manuscript online: 5 APR 2016 05:47AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13093

  13. Original Articles

    1. Quality of warfarin control in atrial fibrillation patients in South East Queensland, Australia

      Nijole Bernaitis, Tony Badrick, Andrew K Davey and Shailendra Anoopkumar-Dukie

      Accepted manuscript online: 4 APR 2016 05:22AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13085

  14. Reviews

    1. Recent treatment advances in Hodgkin Lymphoma: a concise review

      Suzanne Arulogun, Mark Hertzberg and Maher K. Gandhi

      Accepted manuscript online: 1 MAR 2016 01:59AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13051

    2. The limitations in implementing and operating a Rapid Response System

      Ashwin Subramaniam, John Botha and Ravindranath Tiruvoipati

      Accepted manuscript online: 23 FEB 2016 03:38AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13042

  15. Original Articles

    1. The epidemiology of in-hospital cardiac arrests in Australia and New Zealand

      Gerard Fennessy, Andrew Hilton, Sam Radford, Rinaldo Bellomo and Daryl Jones

      Accepted manuscript online: 10 FEB 2016 11:38AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13039

    2. Prescription opioid analgesics for pain management in Australia: twenty years of dispensing

      M. Mofizul Islam, Ian S McRae, Soumya Mazumdar, Stephanie Taplin and Rebecca McKetin

      Accepted manuscript online: 25 NOV 2015 02:47AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.12966

  16. Reviews

    1. The ABCs of EPAs – an overview of ‘Entrustable Professional Activities’ in medical education

      Carlos El-Haddad, Arvin Damodaran, H. Patrick McNeil and Wendy Hu

      Accepted manuscript online: 19 SEP 2015 09:06PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.12914


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