C. B. KERR
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Australia's medical journals, like its cities, show much evidence of British and American influences. British tradition dominates the Australian medical system, especially in the organisation of health services, professional hierarchies, and medical education. On the other hand, the Australian Medical Association, champion of private medical practice, has become embattled with the federal government over remuneration of physicians—mirroring confrontations of recent memory in the United States.
American influences are most prominent in large university hospitals. A high proportion of specialist services are run by Australians who received part of their career training in the United States. Although the distinction is far
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KERR CB. Antipodean Equivalents of the Annals of Internal Medicine. Ann Intern Med. 1972;77:654–655. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-77-4-654
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1972;77(4):654-655.
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