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.)

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Online ISSN: 1445-5994


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  1. Original Articles

    1. Have we significantly underestimated the capacity in the Australian health system to treat chronic hepatitis C infection in an Interferon free era?

      Iain A Kaan, Geoffrey McCaughan and Tracey Jones

      Accepted manuscript online: 26 SEP 2016 09:55AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13262

    2. Incidence of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma in a New Zealand population of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia patients

      Barry D. Hock, Nicholas D. McIntosh, Judith L. McKenzie, John F. Pearson, Jeremy W. Simcock and Sean A. MacPherson

      Accepted manuscript online: 24 SEP 2016 10:10AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13261

    3. Prevalence of systemic anti-cancer therapy for patients within the last 30 days of life: experience in a private hospital oncology group

      Lironne Wein, Catherine Rowe, Benjamin Brady, Despina Handolias, Lara Lipton, David Pook, Robert Stanley and Ian Haines

      Accepted manuscript online: 23 SEP 2016 06:55AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13260

    4. Inpatient Health Care Utilisation in patients with Alcoholic Liver Disease: What are the costs and outcomes?

      Kate Diana Williamson, Madeleine G Gill, Jane Mary Andrews and Hugh AJ Harley

      Accepted manuscript online: 19 SEP 2016 10:15AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13258

  2. Reviews

    1. The obesity paradox: an endocrine perspective

      Yee-Ming Cheung, Anju Joham, Sharon Marks and Helena Teede

      Accepted manuscript online: 19 SEP 2016 10:15AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13257

  3. Original Articles

    1. Outcomes and predictors of response from an optimised, multi-disciplinary intervention for chronic fatigue states

      Carolina X. Sandler, Blake A. Hamilton, Sarah L. Horsfield, Barbara K. Bennett, Ute Vollmer-Conna, Chris Tzarimas and Andrew R. Lloyd

      Accepted manuscript online: 13 SEP 2016 06:00AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13251

    2. The impact of providing patients with copies of their medical correspondence: a randomised controlled study

      Christine Fenton, Aysha Al Ani, Andrew Trinh, Ashish Srinivasan, Geoffrey Hebbard and Kaye Marion

      Accepted manuscript online: 12 SEP 2016 03:31AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13252

  4. Reviews

    1. Dental complications of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD): Guidance for physicians

      Rob Lee, Amin Aminian and Paul Brunton

      Accepted manuscript online: 8 SEP 2016 07:15AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13249

  5. Original Articles

    1. Patient characteristics, interventions and outcomes of 1,151 rapid response team activations in a tertiary hospital: a prospective study

      Kyle White, Ian A Scott, Anne Bernard, Kristy McCulloch, Amanda Vaux, Chris Joyce and Clair M Sullivan

      Accepted manuscript online: 7 SEP 2016 02:30AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13248

    2. Incidence of ANCA associated vasculitis before and after the February 2011 Christchurch Earthquake

      Hamish J Farquhar, Ben McGettigan, Peter T Chapman, John L O'Donnell, Chris Frampton and Lisa K Stamp

      Accepted manuscript online: 30 AUG 2016 04:50AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13246

    3. Off-label use of tumour necrosis factor-alpha inhibitors and anakinra at an Australian tertiary hospital

      Matthew W. Linger, Mieke L. van Driel, Samantha A. Hollingworth and Jennifer H. Martin

      Accepted manuscript online: 30 AUG 2016 04:50AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13247

  6. Reviews

    1. Immunotherapeutic strategies in antiphospholipid syndrome

      Alberta Y Hoi, Laura Ross, Jessica Day and Russell RC Buchanan

      Accepted manuscript online: 30 AUG 2016 04:50AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13245

  7. Original Articles

    1. Week 4 viral load predicts long-term suppression of HBV DNA during antiviral therapy: improving hepatitis B treatment in the real world

      Jennifer Truong, Bruce Shadbolt, Marie Ooi, Shivakumar Chitturi, Graham Kaye, Geoffrey C. Farrell and Narci C. Teoh

      Accepted manuscript online: 30 AUG 2016 04:50AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13244

    2. Outcomes of patients with non-melanoma solid tumours receiving self-funded pembrolizumab at Chris O'Brien Lifehouse

      A J Lomax, J Beith, V Bhadri, M Boyer, P Grimison, L G Horvath, S Kao, M Tattersall, D Thomas and C McNeil

      Accepted manuscript online: 24 AUG 2016 03:00AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13232

    3. Detection and Clinical Significance of Glomerular M-type Phospholipase A2 Receptor in Patients with Idiopathic Membranous Nephropathy

      Hong Liu, Weili Luo, Shaomin Gong and Xiaoqiang Ding

      Accepted manuscript online: 24 AUG 2016 02:50AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13233

    4. Trends and Outcomes of Chronic Kidney Disease in Intensive Care- a 5 year study

      Kylie Ngu, David Reid and Antony Tobin

      Accepted manuscript online: 23 AUG 2016 02:15AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13231

    5. Prevalence and Prognosis of Hypoglycemia in Patients Receiving Maintenance Dialysis

      AJin Cho, Jung-Woo Noh, Jin Kyung Kim, Jong-Woo Yoon, Ja-Ryong Koo, Hae Ri Lee, Eun-Gyoung Hong and Young Ki Lee

      Accepted manuscript online: 23 AUG 2016 02:15AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13230

    6. Introduction of New South Wales adult subcutaneous insulin prescribing chart in a tertiary hospital: its impact on in-patient glycaemic control

      Vincent W. Wong, Augusta Ho, Eugenia Fiakos, Namson S. Lau and Hamish Russell

      Accepted manuscript online: 23 AUG 2016 02:15AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13229

    7. The revolving door: antibiotic allergy labelling in a tertiary care centre

      Brittany Knezevic, Dustin Sprigg, Jason Seet, Michelle Trevenen, Jason Trubiano, William Smith, Yogesh Jeelall, Sandra Vale, Richard Loh, Andrew McLean-Tooke and Michaela Lucas

      Accepted manuscript online: 17 AUG 2016 04:00AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13223

    8. Clinical trials of medicinal cannabis for appetite-related symptoms from advanced cancer: A survey of preferences, attitudes and beliefs among patients willing to consider participation

      Tim Luckett, Jane Phillips, Nicholas Lintzeris, David Allsop, Jessica Lee, Nadia Solowij, Jennifer Martin, Lawrence Lam, Rajesh Aggarwal, Nicola McCaffrey, David Currow, Richard Chye, Melanie Lovell, Iain McGregor and Meera Agar

      Accepted manuscript online: 17 AUG 2016 03:06AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13224

    9. The utility of surgical lung biopsy in critically ill patients with diffuse pulmonary infiltrates: A retrospective review

      L Donaldson, A J Gill and M Hibbert

      Accepted manuscript online: 17 AUG 2016 02:55AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13222

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      Medication Appropriateness Tool for Comorbid Health conditions in Dementia (MATCH-D): Consensus recommendations from a multidisciplinary expert panel

      Amy Page, Kathleen Potter, Rhonda Clifford, Andrew J McLachlan and Christopher Etherton-Beer

      Accepted manuscript online: 16 AUG 2016 04:40AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13215

    11. Return to Sender: the need to re-address patient antibiotic allergy labels in Australia and New Zealand

      JA Trubiano, LJ Worth, K Urbancic, TM Brown, DL Paterson, on behalf Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases Clinical Research Network, M Lucas, on behalf of Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology & Allergy and E Phillips

      Accepted manuscript online: 16 AUG 2016 03:40AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13221

    12. What are the similarities and differences in antimicrobial prescribing between Australian public and private hospitals?

      MO Cotta, C Chen, M Tacey, RS James, KL Buising, C Marshall and KA Thursky

      Accepted manuscript online: 12 AUG 2016 02:05AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13209

    13. Viruses are frequently present as the infecting agent in acute exacerbations of COPD in patients presenting to hospital

      Edwina Biancardi, Michael Fennell, William Rawlinson and Paul S. Thomas

      Accepted manuscript online: 12 AUG 2016 01:57AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13213

    14. An evidence-based system for health surveillance of occupational divers

      Chris Sames, Des Gorman, Mitchell and Peter Sandiford

      Accepted manuscript online: 10 AUG 2016 03:02AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13204

    15. Benefit from cytoreductive nephrectomy and the prognostic role of neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio in patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma

      Daphne Day, Yada Kanjanapan, Edmond Kwan, Desmond Yip, Nathan Lawrentschuk, Ian D. Davis, Arun A. Azad, Shirley Wong, Mark Rosenthal, Peter Gibbs and Ben Tran

      Accepted manuscript online: 10 AUG 2016 02:59AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13202

    16. Burden of Atrial Fibrillation: A Retrospective Review of Patients Presenting to Acute Medical Services

      Evan Jolliffe, Vivian Fu, Jeremiah Lanford, Mark Weatherall and Ian Rosemergy

      Accepted manuscript online: 9 AUG 2016 03:03AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13200

    17. Heart Failure Following Cancer Treatment Characteristics, Survival and Mortality of a Linked Health Data Analysis

      Robyn A. Clark, Narelle M Berry, Munir H. Chowdhury, Alexandra L. McCarthy, Shahid Ullah, Vincent L. Versace, John J. Atherton, Bogda Koczwara and David Roder

      Accepted manuscript online: 9 AUG 2016 03:03AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13201

    18. 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

  8. 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

    2. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

    2. 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

    3. 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

    4. 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

    5. 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

  11. 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


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