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: 1.823

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2012: 49/155 (Medicine General & Internal)

Online ISSN: 1445-5994


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  1. Original Articles

    1. Outcomes of An Australian Testing Program for Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Mutations in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

      Matthew J Peters, Jeffrey J Bowden, Patricia Carpenter, Jan Lewis and Benjamin Solomon

      Accepted manuscript online: 10 APR 2014 06:03AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.12449

    2. Implementing Practice Change In Chronic Cancer Pain Management – clinician response to a phase III study of ketamine

      Janet R Hardy, Odette Spruyt, Stephen J Quinn, Linda R Devilee and David C Currow

      Accepted manuscript online: 10 APR 2014 06:03AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.12442

    3. Disabling disease codes predict worse outcomes for acute medical admissions

      Sanjay H. Chotirmall, Sarah Picardo, Judith Lyons, Maeve D'Alton, Deirdre O'Riordan and Bernard Silke

      Accepted manuscript online: 2 APR 2014 02:48AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.12440

    4. Career decisions: factors that influence the Māori doctor

      C Lucas, L Edmonds, J Leroy and D Reith

      Accepted manuscript online: 2 APR 2014 02:48AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.12439

    5. Geographical variation in incidence of knee arthroscopy for patients with osteoarthritis: a population-based analysis of Victorian hospital separations data

      Megan Bohensky, Anna Barker, Renata Morello, Richard N De Steiger, Alexandra Gorelik and Caroline Brand

      Accepted manuscript online: 2 APR 2014 02:48AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.12438

    6. Can hospital-based doctors change their working hours? Evidence from Australia

      Richard Norman and Jane Hall

      Accepted manuscript online: 9 MAR 2014 11:17PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.12414

    7. Job variation in advanced training in adult neurology in Australia and New Zealand: a follow-up study

      James R. Burrell, Kaitlyn Parratt and Christian J Lueck

      Accepted manuscript online: 9 MAR 2014 11:17PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.12413

    8. Trends in Door-to-Balloon Time and Outcomes Following Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention for ST-elevation Myocardial Infarction – An Australian Perspective

      Angela L. Brennan, Nick Andrianopoulos, Stephen J. Duffy, Christopher M. Reid, David J. Clark, Philippa Loane, Gishel New, Alexander Black, Bryan P. Yan, Matthew Brooks, Louise Roberts, Erin A. Carroll, Jeffrey Lefkovits, Andrew E. Ajani and on behalf of theMelbourne Interventional Group Investigators

      Accepted manuscript online: 9 MAR 2014 11:17PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.12405

    9. Perspectives of Paediatric and Adult Gastroenterologists on Transfer and Transition Care of Adolescents with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

      EK Wright, J Williams, JM Andrews, AS Day, RB Gearry, P Bampton, D Moore, D Lemberg, R Ravikumaran, J Wilson, P Lewindon, G Radford- Smith, J Rosenbaum, A Catto-Smith, PV Desmond, WR Connell, D Cameron, G Alex, SJ Bell and P De Cruz

      Accepted manuscript online: 3 MAR 2014 04:00AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.12402

    10. Opioid Conversion Ratios used in Palliative Care; Is there an Australian Consensus?

      Dr William Syrmis, Dr Phillip Good, Dr Julia Wootton and Dr Geoffrey Spurling

      Accepted manuscript online: 3 MAR 2014 04:00AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.12401

    11. Emergency Department lengths of stay: characteristics favouring a delay to the admission decision as distinct from a delay while awaiting an inpatient bed

      Lua Perimal-Lewis, David I Ben-Tovim, Jordan Y Li, Paul H Hakendorf and Campbell H Thompson

      Accepted manuscript online: 25 FEB 2014 04:27AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.12385

    12. Nurse-led clinic: Effective and efficient delivery of assessment and review of patients with Hepatitis B and C

      ML Biddle, NR Adler, M Heath, S Streat, M Wardrop and JP Watson

      Accepted manuscript online: 25 FEB 2014 02:35AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.12400

    13. The rising cost of anticancer drugs in Australia

      Deme John Karikios, Deborah Schofield, Glenn Salkeld, Kristy Pamela Mann, Judith Trotman and Martin Stockler

      Accepted manuscript online: 25 FEB 2014 02:35AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.12399

    14. Spontaneous pneumothorax; a multicentre retrospective analysis of emergency treatment, complications and outcomes

      Simon G A Brown, Emma L Ball, Stephen P J Macdonald, Clare Wright and David McD Taylor

      Accepted manuscript online: 25 FEB 2014 02:35AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.12398

    15. Early predictors of colectomy and long-term maintenance of remission in ulcerative colitis patients treated using anti-TNF therapy

      Kavitha Subramaniam, Anne Richardson, Judith Dodd, Jan Platten, Bruce Shadbolt and Paul Pavli

      Accepted manuscript online: 25 FEB 2014 02:35AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.12397

    16. Clinical Research Potential in Victorian Hospitals: the Victorian Clinician Researcher Needs Analysis Survey

      Harriet Hiscock, Kay Ledgerwood, Margie Danchin, Elif Ekinci, Elizabeth Johnson and Andrew Wilson

      Accepted manuscript online: 25 FEB 2014 02:34AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.12396

    17. Adult T-cell leukaemia/lymphoma can mimic other lymphomas in a non-endemic area: dilemmas in diagnosis and treatment

      Chun-Teng Huang, Yun-Hsuan Lee, Kuan-Chih Chow, Ching-Fen Yang, Paul Chih-Hsueh Chen, Liang-Tsai Hsiao, Jyh-Pyng Gau, Cheng-Hwai Tzeng, Chun-Yu Liu and Tzeon-Jye Chiou

      Accepted manuscript online: 17 FEB 2014 11:42PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.12394

    18. Care of the dying cancer patient in the emergency department: findings from a National survey of Australian emergency department clinicians

      Claudia H Marck, Dr Jennifer Weil, Dr Heather Lane, Dr Tracey J Weiland, Assoc Professor Jennifer Philip, Assoc Prof Mark Boughey and Professor George A Jelinek

      Accepted manuscript online: 16 FEB 2014 10:02PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.12379

    19. Long-term tolerance and efficacy of adjunctive exenatide therapy on glycaemic control and body weight in type 2 diabetes: A retrospective study from a specialist diabetes outpatient clinic

      Melinda J Carrington, Yih-Kai Chan, Simon Stewart, Barbara Sjouke, Rose Brazilek and Neale Cohen

      Accepted manuscript online: 14 FEB 2014 09:12AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.12377

    20. Evidence-based prescribing of drugs for secondary prevention of acute coronary syndrome in Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal patients admitted to Western Australian hospitals

      Kaniz Gausia, Judith M Katzenellenbogen, Frank M Sanfilippo, Matthew W Knuiman, Peter L. Thompson, Michael ST Hobbs and Sandra C Thompson

      Accepted manuscript online: 14 FEB 2014 09:10AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.12375

    21. Procalcitonin, a valuable biomarker assisting clinical decision making in the management of community-acquired pneumonia

      Steven Lindstrom and Eric Ka Cheong Wong

      Accepted manuscript online: 14 FEB 2014 09:08AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.12374

    22. An analysis of knowledge and attitude surveys to identify barriers and enablers of appropriate antimicrobial prescribing in three Australian tertiary hospitals

      Nadia J. Chaves, Allen C. Cheng, Naomi Runnegar, Jennifer Kirschner, Trent Lee and Kirsty Buising

      Accepted manuscript online: 14 FEB 2014 09:07AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.12373

    23. Internal Medicine in the Bush: a clinical audit of a rural and remote outreach programme

      Aidan Foy and Alexander Tierney

      Accepted manuscript online: 14 FEB 2014 09:05AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.12372

    24. Intended follow-up of women with breast cancer at low risk of recurrence and at least 5 years from diagnosis

      Robin J Bell, Pamela Fradkin, Penelope J Robinson, Max Schwarz and Susan R Davis

      Accepted manuscript online: 5 JUN 2013 03:36AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.12205


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