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: 65/155 (Medicine General & Internal)

Online ISSN: 1445-5994


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  1. Original Articles

    1. An Audit of Anticholinergic Medication Changes in Older Hospitalised Patients Using the Anticholinergic Drug Scale

      Michele Lee and Hugh Carl Hanger

      Accepted manuscript online: 23 FEB 2017 04:35AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13402

    2. Management of Hypoxaemic Respiratory Failure in a Respiratory High Dependency Unit

      Craig Hukins, Mimi Wong, Michelle Murphy and John Upham

      Accepted manuscript online: 22 FEB 2017 03:05AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13403

    3. Disparities in the incidence of acute myocardial infarction: Long term trends from the Hunter Region

      Allan J Davies, Crystal Naudin, Mohammed Al Omari, Arshad Khan, Chris Oldmeadow, Mark Jones, Bruce Bastian, Rohan Bhagwandeen, Peter Fletcher, James Leitch and Andrew Boyle

      Accepted manuscript online: 14 FEB 2017 08:30AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13399

  2. Reviews

    1. Practical approaches to commencing device-assisted therapies for Parkinson's disease in Australia

      D. R. Williams, A. H. Evans, V. S. C. Fung, M. Hayes, R. Iansek, T. Kimber, J. D. O'Sullivan and C. M. Sue

      Accepted manuscript online: 14 FEB 2017 08:25AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13398

  3. Original Articles

    1. Venous thromboembolism management practices and knowledge of guidelines: a survey of Australian haematologists and respiratory physicians

      Rory Wallace, Dr Mary-Ann Anderson, Dr Katharine See, Ms Alexandra Gorelik, A/Prof Louis Irving and Dr Renee Manser

      Accepted manuscript online: 2 FEB 2017 02:01AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13382

    2. Heart disease in East Timor : cross-sectional analysis of 474 patients attending Timor-Leste's first cardiology service

      Elizabeth D Paratz and Noel Bayley

      Accepted manuscript online: 1 FEB 2017 01:00AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13381

    3. The epidemiology of long stay patients in a university teaching hospital

      Kim O'Sullivan, Johan Martensson, Raymond Robbins, KJ Farley, Doug Johnson and Daryl Jones

      Accepted manuscript online: 1 FEB 2017 12:30AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13379

    4. An exploratory study into the unmet supportive needs of people diagnosed with cirrhosis in Queensland, Australia

      Patricia C Valery, Paul J Clark, Steven M McPhail, Tony Rahman, Kelly Hayward, Jennifer Martin, Leigh Horsfall, Michael L Volk, Richard Skoien and E Powell

      Accepted manuscript online: 1 FEB 2017 12:30AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13380

    5. Longterm adherence to apomorphine infusion in patients with Parkinson's disease: a 10 year observational study

      Thomas Edmund Kimber, Jing Fang, Lynda Jane Huddy and Philip Douglas Thompson

      Accepted manuscript online: 1 FEB 2017 12:21AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13378

    6. Triggering of Acute Myocardial Infarction by Respiratory Infection

      Lorcan Ruane, Thomas Buckley, Soon Y Soo Hoo, Peter S Hansen, Catherine McCormack, Elizabeth Shaw, Judith Fethney and Geoffrey H Tofler

      Accepted manuscript online: 20 JAN 2017 02:55AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13377

    7. Lung cancer and socio-economic status: Inextricably linked to place of residence

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

      Accepted manuscript online: 20 JAN 2017 02:30AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13376

    8. Psychosocial screening and management of young people aged 18–25 years with diabetes

      Helen d'Emden, Brett McDermott, Neisha D'Silva, Tom Dover, Tatjana Ewais, Kristen Gibbons and Trisha O'Moore-Sullivan

      Accepted manuscript online: 20 JAN 2017 02:20AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13375

    9. Development of a peer review framework for cancer multi-disciplinary meetings

      Claire E. Johnson, Neli Slavova-Azmanova and Christobel Saunders

      Accepted manuscript online: 20 JAN 2017 01:45AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13374

    10. Bronchial thermoplasty in severe asthma in Australia

      David Langton, Joy Sha, Alvin Ing, David Fielding and Erica Wood

      Accepted manuscript online: 19 JAN 2017 04:21AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13372

    11. Perceptions of Cancer of Unknown Primary Site – A National Survey of Australian Medical Oncologists

      Christos S Karapetis, Lisa Guccione, Martin HN Tattersall, Helen Gooden, Claire M Vajdic, Sylvie Lambert, Monica Robotin, Linda Mileshkin and Penelope Schofield

      Accepted manuscript online: 19 JAN 2017 03:25AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13373

  4. Reviews

    1. A practical approach to vaccination of patients with autoimmune inflammatory rheumatic diseases in Australia

      Peter KK Wong, Hanish Bagga, Claire Barrett, Paddy Hanrahan, Doug Johnson, Amel Katrib, Karin Leder, Mona Marabani, Peta Pentony, John Riordan, Ray White and Laurel Young

      Accepted manuscript online: 19 JAN 2017 02:48AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13371

  5. Original Articles


      Rebecca O'Toole, Kenneth Romeril and Collette Bromhead

      Accepted manuscript online: 26 DEC 2016 01:30AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13360

    2. Breast and ovarian cancer referrals to the ACT genetic service: are we meeting guidelines?

      Lucy Aitken, Linda Warwick and Alison Davis

      Accepted manuscript online: 26 DEC 2016 01:30AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13357

    3. Is it all about price? Why requests for government subsidy of anticancer drugs were rejected in Australia

      Deme John Karikios, Lesley Chim, Andrew Martin, Adnan Nagrial, Kirsten Howard, Glenn Salkeld and Martin Richard Stockler

      Accepted manuscript online: 8 DEC 2016 01:40AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13350

    4. Moving beyond “not enough time”: factors influencing paediatric clinicians’ participation in research

      Simon Paul Paget, Patrina HY Caldwell, Joyce Murphy, Kimberley J Lilischkis and Angie M Morrow

      Accepted manuscript online: 7 DEC 2016 08:10AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13351

    5. Doctors’ use of mobile devices in the clinical setting: a mixed methods study

      Arany Nerminathan, Amanda Harrison, Megan Phelps and Karen M Scott

      Accepted manuscript online: 7 DEC 2016 07:50AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13349

  6. Reviews

    1. Spleen Australia guidelines for the prevention of sepsis in patients with asplenia and hyposplenism in Australia and New Zealand.

      Kudzai Kanhutu, Penelope Jones, Allen C Cheng, Louise Grannell, Emma Best and Denis Spelman

      Accepted manuscript online: 7 DEC 2016 07:50AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13348

    2. A review of Rapid Access Cardiology services – Can these reduce the burden of acute chest pain on Australian and New Zealand health services?

      Harry Klimis, Aravinda Thiagalingam, Mikhail Altman, Emily Atkins, Gemma Figtree, Harry Lowe, N. Wah Cheung, Pramesh Kovoor, A. Robert Denniss and Clara K Chow

      Accepted manuscript online: 16 NOV 2016 09:55PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13334

  7. Original Articles

    1. Clinical profile and treatment outcomes of advanced neuroendocrine tumours in rural and regional patients: a retrospective study from a regional cancer center in North Queensland, Australia.

      Umbreen Hafeez, Abhishek Joshi, Manoj Bhatt, Jenny Kelly, Sabe Sabesan and Venkat Vangaveti

      Accepted manuscript online: 16 NOV 2016 09:45PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13333

    2. High prevalence of sessile serrated adenomas in contemporary outpatient colonoscopy practice

      Mark Bettington, Neal Walker, Tony Rahman, Ann Vandeleur, Vicki Whitehall, Barbara Leggett and John Croese

      Accepted manuscript online: 16 NOV 2016 08:55PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13329

    3. Physician performed chest ultrasound: progress and future directions.

      E. J. Denton, L. M. Hannan and M. Hew

      Accepted manuscript online: 16 NOV 2016 04:23AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13328

    4. CHA2DS2VASc score predicts unsuccessful electrical cardioversion in patients with persistent atrial fibrillation

      Elzbieta Mlodawska, Anna Tomaszuk-Kazberuk, Paulina Lopatowska, Marcin Kaminski and Wlodzimierz Jerzy Musial

      Accepted manuscript online: 9 NOV 2016 04:04PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13319

    5. Formalising multidisciplinary peer review: developing a haematological malignancy specific electronic proforma and standard operating procedure to facilitate procedural efficiency and evidence based clinical practice

      J Trotman, J Trinh, YL Kwan, JA Estell, J Fletcher, K Archer, K Lee, K Foo, J Curnow, A Bianchi, L Wignall, E Verner, R Gasiorowski, E Siedlecka and I Cunningham

      Accepted manuscript online: 18 OCT 2016 03:00AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/imj.13302

    6. 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

    7. 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

  8. 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

    2. 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

    3. 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

    4. 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. 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


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