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: 1.644

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 62/154 (Medicine General & Internal)

Online ISSN: 1445-5994


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  1. Original Articles

    1. 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

    2. Home medicines reviews in Australian war veterans taking warfarin do not influence International Normalised Ratio control

      Luke Ryan Elliot Bereznicki, Ella Claire van Tienen and Andrew Stafford

      Accepted manuscript online: 25 NOV 2015 02:45AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.12964

    3. Medication adherence one month after hospital discharge in medical inpatients

      Brendan Mitchell, Carol Chong and Wen Kwang Lim

      Accepted manuscript online: 25 NOV 2015 02:44AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.12965

    4. Regional challenges: evaluation of a hepatitis outreach program using transient elastography (FibroScan®) in Victoria

      M Christine Thurnheer, Thomas R Schulz, Thao Nguyen, Jennifer MacLachlan and Joseph Sasadeusz

      Accepted manuscript online: 25 NOV 2015 02:40AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.12963

    5. Long term outcomes of Murray Valley encephalitis cases in Western Australia what have we learnt?

      Linda A. Selvey, David J. Speers and David W. Smith

      Accepted manuscript online: 25 NOV 2015 02:39AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.12962

  2. Reviews

    1. The role of autologous haemopoietic stem cell transplantation in the treatment of autoimmune disorders

      Dr Patricia Rebeiro and Associate Professor John Moore

      Accepted manuscript online: 2 NOV 2015 02:01PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.12944

  3. Original Articles

    1. Anaemia in elective orthopaedic surgery - Royal Adelaide Hospital

      Professor Brendon Kearney, Josephine To, Kate Southam, Professor Don Howie and Professor Bik To

      Accepted manuscript online: 2 NOV 2015 12:41PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.12945

    2. Outcomes of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation in High Surgical Risk and Inoperable Patients with Aortic Stenosis - A Single Australian Centre Experience

      Vijayakumar Subban, Dale Murdoch, Michael L Savage, James Crowhurst, Ramakrishna Saireddy, Karl K Poon, Alexander Incani, Nicholas Bett, Darryl J Burstow, Gregory M Scalia, Andrew Clarke, Owen Christopher Raffel, Constantine N Aroney and Darren L Walters

      Accepted manuscript online: 20 OCT 2015 01:14AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.12938

    3. Erectile Dysfunction and cardiovascular risk factors in a Mediterranean diet cohort

      Rafael Ramirez, Juan Pedro-Botet, Montserrat Garcia, Emili Corbella, Jordi Merino, Daniel Zambón, Xavier Corbella, Xavier Pintó and the Xarxa de Unitats de Lípids i Arteriosclerosi (XULA) investigators group

      Accepted manuscript online: 20 OCT 2015 01:05AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.12937

    4. The association between chronic hepatitis C infection and cardiovascular risk

      Puraskar Pateria, Gary P. Jeffrey, Gerry MacQuillan, David Speers, Helena Ching, Mohamed A. Chinnaratha, Gerald F. Watts and Leon A. Adams

      Accepted manuscript online: 19 OCT 2015 04:17AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.12936

    5. Diagnosis and management of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) in Australia: findings from the first five years of the Australian TTP/Thrombotic Microangiopathy registry

      P. Blombery, L. Kivivali, D. Pepperell, Z. McQuilten, S. Engelbrecht, M. N. Polizzotto, L. E. Phillips, E. Wood, S. Cohney and on behalf of the TTP registry steering committee

      Accepted manuscript online: 19 OCT 2015 02:44AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.12935

    6. Improving discharge planning communication between hospitals and patients

      P. W. New, K. E. McDougall and C. P. R. Scroggie

      Accepted manuscript online: 6 OCT 2015 01:38PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.12919

    7. The impact of the Emergency Department streaming decision on patients' outcomes

      S. W. Kim, C. Horwood, J. Y. Li, P. Hakendorf, D. J. O. Teubner and C. H. Thompson

      Accepted manuscript online: 6 OCT 2015 12:58PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.12918

    8. Can we ease the financial burden of colonoscopy? using real time endoscopic assessment of polyp histology to predict surveillance intervals

      S. Chandran, F. Parker, S. Lontos, R. Vaughan and M. Efthymiou

      Accepted manuscript online: 29 SEP 2015 03:32PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.12917

    9. Survival impact of the Australian national bowel cancer screening program

      S. Ananda, H. Wong, I. Faragher, I. T. Jones, M. Steele, S. Kosmider, J. Desai, J. Tie, K. Field, R. Wong, B. Tran, S. Bae and P. Gibbs

      Accepted manuscript online: 29 SEP 2015 03:32PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.12916

    10. Attitudes of the general public towards the disclosure of individual research results and incidental findings from biobank genomic research in Australia

      J. Fleming, C. Critchley, M. Otlowski, C. Stewart and I. Kerridge

      Accepted manuscript online: 21 SEP 2015 01:50PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.12911

    11. A medication review and deprescribing method for hospitalised older patients receiving multiple medications

      Mitchell McKean, Peter I. Pillans and Ian A. Scott

      Accepted manuscript online: 20 SEP 2015 12:36AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.12906

    12. Polycystic ovary syndrome and Metabolic syndrome in Indigenous Australian women

      Jacqueline A. Boyle, Joan Cunningham, Kerin O'Dea, Terry Dunbar and Robert Norman

      Accepted manuscript online: 19 SEP 2015 11:07PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.12910

  4. 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

  5. Original Articles

    1. Sub-specialization in cardiology care and outcome: should clinical services be redesigned, again?

      B. Pathik, C. G. De Pasquale, A. D. McGavigan, A. Sinhal, J. Vaile, P. A. Tideman, D. Jones, C. Bridgman, J. B. Selvanayagam, W. Heddle and D. P. Chew

      Accepted manuscript online: 19 SEP 2015 06:40PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.12909

    2. A seven-day team-based model of care in general medicine: implementation and outcomes at 12 months

      Christopher Gilfillan, Evan Newnham, Ramesh Nagappan, Jane Evans and Janet Compton

      Accepted manuscript online: 19 SEP 2015 09:18AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.12913

    3. Safety and retention of combination triple disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs in new-onset rheumatoid arthritis

      Lisa Cummins, Veera Srividya Katikireddi, Sateesh Shankaranarayana, Kevin Y. C. Su, Emily Duggan, Vibeke Videm, Helen Pahau and Ranjeny Thomas

      Accepted manuscript online: 8 SEP 2015 04:21PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.12896

    4. The discharge documentation improvement project – a pilot study

      Benedict Tan, Benjamin Mulo and Matthew Skinner

      Accepted manuscript online: 8 SEP 2015 03:46PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.12895

    5. Red cell and platelet transfusion burden following myeloablative allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell transplantation

      Annette le Viellez, Stephanie P'Ng, Susan Buffery, Matthew Wright, Julian Cooney, Paul Cannell and Duncan Purtill

      Accepted manuscript online: 8 SEP 2015 03:27PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.12894

    6. Ulcerative colitis outpatient management: Development and evaluation of tools to support primary care practitioners

      Alice L Bennett, Stephanie Buckton, Ian Lawrance, Rupert Leong, Gregory Moore and Jane M Andrews

      Accepted manuscript online: 10 AUG 2015 01:07AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.12872

  6. Reviews

    1. The wide-ranging clinical implications of the Short Telomere Syndromes

      Pasquale Barbaro, David S Ziegler and Roger R. Reddel

      Accepted manuscript online: 6 AUG 2015 05:05AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.12868

  7. Original Articles

    1. Prevalence of hepatic osteodystrophy and vitamin D deficiency in cirrhosis

      Mohamed A Chinnaratha, Shreyas Chaudhary, Matthew Doogue, Rosemary J McCormick, Richard J Woodman and Alan J Wigg

      Accepted manuscript online: 6 AUG 2015 05:05AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.12866

    2. Outcomes of Simultaneous Heart-Kidney and Lung-Kidney Transplantation: The Australian and New Zealand Experience

      Dr I Ruderman, Dr J Sevastos, Dr C Anthony, Dr P Ruygrok, Dr W Chan, Dr G Javorsky, Dr Peter Bergin, Dr G Snell and Dr S Menahem

      Accepted manuscript online: 6 AUG 2015 05:04AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.12865

  8. Reviews

    1. Rapid response teams in adult hospitals – time for another look?

      Dr Kyle White, Assoc Prof Ian A Scott, Amanda Vaux and Dr Clair M Sullivan

      Accepted manuscript online: 30 JUN 2015 01:28AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.12845

    2. BANDAID2 – An evidence based mnemonic for the treatment of systolic heart failure

      Mr Noel Chia, Dr Jordan Fulcher and Professor Anthony Keech

      Accepted manuscript online: 25 JUN 2015 02:00AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.12839

    3. Role of Long-Term Mechanical Circulatory Support (MCS) in Management of Advanced Heart Failure

      Dr Michael Stokes, Dr Peter Bergin and Professor David McGiffin

      Accepted manuscript online: 26 MAY 2015 01:21AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.12817

    4. Cardiac resynchronisation therapy in 2015: keeping up with the pace

      Dr Alex Voskoboinik, Prof Andrew D McGavigan and Dr Justin A Mariani

      Accepted manuscript online: 8 APR 2015 01:10AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.12774

    5. “First, do no harm”: Managing the metabolic impacts of androgen deprivation in men with advanced prostate cancer

      A J Lomax, P Parente, C Gilfillan, P M Livingston, I D Davis and C Pezaro

      Accepted manuscript online: 2 MAR 2015 10:56PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.12731


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