Table of contents (Vol 8, No 9)
EDITORIAL

Celebrating successes in oral health
 

Dental decay today is no longer the problem it was previously thanks to population-level fluoride. Australia has done a lot to address dental ill-health, but problems and risks remain, especially for the poor and the aging. Measures need to be taken to address the shifting pattern of disease burden.

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By Estie Kruger, Marc Tennant

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RESEARCH

The risks of biofilm formation for diabetics
 

Biofilm formation is widespread in chronic wounds such as diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs). Screening for biofilm formation needs to be performed as a routine procedure for diabetics with chronic diabetic foot ulcers. 

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By Asima Banu, Mir Mohammad Noorul Hassan, Janani Rajkumar, Sathyabheemarao Srinivasa

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CASE STUDY

A fatal case of primary dengue infection
 

Dengue should be suspected in travellers returning to Australia from endemic areas. Rapid deterioration can occur in these patients who are ideally managed in high dependency units.

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By Sunil Sane, Asta Saulova, Rhiannon McLaren, Hayden White

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BOOK REVIEW

Book Review
 

Hagger L, Woods S. A good death? Law and ethics in practice.

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By Alexandra McManus

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