Volume 25 No. 3

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Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, JMVH ARTICLE: MALARIA OUTBREAK ABOARD HMAS NEWCASTLE As one of its non-corresponding authors, the JMVH article by Rose et al regarding the malaria outbreak aboard HMAS Newcastle in June 20I5l merits further elaboration. I first became involved with this article on 22 July 2015, when I was asked by the Director Navy Health… Read more »

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A Comparison of Poisoned Patients at Military and Veterans Administration Hospitals

S Carstairs, S Nordt, J Ziegler, F Cantrell Introduction The state of California is home to greater than 168,000 active-duty military personnel, more than any other state in the United States of America1. Additionally, there are more than 2 million military veterans in California2, many of whom utilise Veterans Administration hospitals for their healthcare3. Little,… Read more »

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Serving Two Masters: Professional Role Conflict in a Military Teaching and Learning Environment

K Zagenhagen, G van Rensburg Abstract Background: Students and nurse educators in a military teaching and learning environment experience role con ict as a result of being simultaneously a professional nurse and a soldier. Purpose: The purpose of this article is to highlight the professional ambiguities experienced by students and nurse educators as a result… Read more »

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Editorial

Medicinal cannabis In February 2016, the Commonwealth Government amended the Narcotic Drugs Act 1967 to allow cultivation of cannabis and manufacture of cannabis-based products (CBP) for research and medical purposes. This was followed by the establishment of a license and permit scheme under the Act, run by the Commonwealth’s Office of Drug Control, which opened… Read more »

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