Internal Medicine Journal

(The TQCC of Internal Medicine Journal is 2. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-01-01 to 2024-01-01.)
Non‐alcoholic fatty liver disease: a review of epidemiology, risk factors, diagnosis and management101
Current approach to eating disorders: a clinical update89
How COVID‐19 has pushed us into a medical education revolution70
Tocilizumab therapy in rheumatoid arthritis with interstitial lung disease: a multicentre retrospective study62
Telehealth in cancer care: during and beyond the COVID‐19 pandemic55
Risk factors, treatment and outcomes of subacute thyroiditis secondary to COVID‐19: a systematic review39
Consensus guidelines for the diagnosis and management of invasive aspergillosis, 202138
Australian and New Zealand consensus statement on the management of lymphoma, chronic lymphocytic leukaemia and myeloma during the COVID‐19 pandemic35
Health status and healthcare trends of individuals accessing Australian aged care programmes over a decade: the Registry of Senior Australians historical cohort35
Rituximab therapy in interstitial lung disease associated with rheumatoid arthritis35
Consensus guidelines for antifungal prophylaxis in haematological malignancy and haemopoietic stem cell transplantation, 202132
Patient satisfaction and acceptability with telehealth at specialist medical outpatient clinics during the COVID‐19 pandemic in Australia32
Post‐stroke sleep disturbances and rehabilitation outcomes: a prospective cohort study31
Nursing homes: the titanic of cruise ships – will residential aged care facilities survive the COVID‐19 pandemic?30
2004 chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with and without bronchiectasis in Aboriginal Australians: a comparative study26
Machine learning in the prediction of medical inpatient length of stay25
Portopulmonary hypertension: prognosis and management in the current treatment era – results from the REHAP registry25
Idiopathic inflammatory myopathies: a review25
Evaluation of the effect of COVID‐19 pandemic on anxiety severity of physicians working in the internal medicine department of a tertiary care hospital: a cross‐sectional survey23
Effect of the COVID‐19 induced phase of massive telehealth uptake on end‐user satisfaction23
Consensus guidelines for optimising antifungal drug delivery and monitoring to avoid toxicity and improve outcomes in patients with haematological malignancy and haemopoietic stem cell transplant reci23
Immunosuppression as a risk factor for COVID‐19: a meta‐analysis22
Consensus guidelines for the diagnosis and management of invasive fungal disease due to moulds other than Aspergillus in the haematology/oncology setting, 202121
An overview of healthcare improvement: unpacking the complexity for clinicians and managers in a learning health system21
Quality of care in inflammatory bowel disease: actual health service experiences fall short of the standards20
Advance care planning in Australia during the COVID‐19 outbreak: now more important than ever20
COVID‐19‐associated collapsing glomerulopathy: a report of two cases and literature review19
Possible role of hypothyroidism in the prognosis of COVID‐1919
Evidence‐poor medicine: just how evidence‐based are Australian clinical practice guidelines?19
Autoimmune hepatitis triggered by COVID‐1918
Extended duration of thromboprophylaxis for medically ill patients: a systematic review and meta‐analysis of randomised controlled trials18
Utilisation of telehealth for outpatient diabetes management during COVID‐19 pandemic: how did the patients fare?18
Consensus guidelines for the diagnosis and management of invasive candidiasis in haematology, oncology and intensive care settings, 202118
Pill testing at music festivals: is it evidence‐based harm reduction?17
Consensus guidelines for the diagnosis and management of cryptococcosis and rare yeast infections in the haematology/oncology setting, 202117
Telehealth model of care for outpatient inflammatory bowel disease care in the setting of the COVID‐19 pandemic17
Help‐seeking for depression among Australian doctors16
Angiotensin‐converting enzyme inhibitors or angiotensin II receptor blockers and prognosis of hypertensive patients hospitalised with COVID‐1916
Workplace stress, common mental disorder and suicidal ideation in junior doctors16
Nitrous oxide‐induced neurological disorders: an increasing public health concern16
Gender equity within medical specialties of Australia and New Zealand: cardiology's outlier status15
COVID‐19 vaccine hesitancy: a unique set of challenges15
Beneficial effect of awake prone position in hypoxaemic patients with COVID‐19: case reports and literature review15
Poor access to kidney disease management services in susceptible patient populations in rural Australia is associated with increased aeromedical retrievals for acute renal care15
VEXAS syndrome: lessons learnt from an early Australian case series15
Renin–angiotensin system inhibition and risk of infection and mortality in COVID‐19: a systematic review and meta‐analysis15
Temporal trends in the burden of heart failure14
Novel ENT triad of anosmia, ageusia and hearing impairment in COVID‐1914
Catheter‐related thrombosis incidence and risk factors in adult cancer patients with central venous access devices14
Clinical efficacy and plausibility of a smartphone‐based integrated online real‐time diabetes care system via glucose and diet data management: a pilot study14
Impact of Gaucher disease on COVID‐1914
Adult‐onset Still disease post‐adenovirus vector COVID‐19 vaccine14
Systematic review of medical education on spirituality14
Anti‐MDA5‐associated dermatomyositis14
Frailty and mortality associations in patients with COVID‐19: a systematic review and meta‐analysis14
Support for and willingness to be involved in voluntary assisted dying: a multisite, cross‐sectional survey study of clinicians in Victoria, Australia13
Central sensitivity and fibromyalgia13
Recent history of psittacosis in Australia: expanding our understanding of the epidemiology of this important globally distributed zoonotic disease13
Patient preferences using telehealth during the COVID‐19 pandemic in four Victorian tertiary hospital services13
Deprescribing long‐term opioid therapy in patients with chronic pain13
Energy drinks: a narrative review of their physiological and pathological effects13
Multidisciplinary quality improvement programme for older patients admitted to a vascular surgery ward*12
Comparison of the clinical characteristics of TAFRO syndrome and idiopathic multicentric Castleman disease in general internal medicine: a 6‐year retrospective study12
Congenital long QT syndrome: a clinician's guide12
Demystifying machine learning: a primer for physicians12
Decreases in cardiac catheter laboratory workload during the COVID‐19 level 4 lockdown in New Zealand12
Oral health and cardiometabolic disease: understanding the relationship12
Heterogeneity in patterns of progression of chronic kidney disease12
Prevalence of polycythaemia with different formulations of testosterone therapy in transmasculine individuals12
Silent suffering of the dying and their families: impact of COVID‐1912
Renal manifestations of syphilis12
Comparison of clinical manifestation among Australian Indigenous and non‐indigenous patients presenting with pleural effusion12
Monitoring skin temperature at the wrist in hospitalised patients may assist in the detection of infection12
Low serum albumin levels predict short‐ and long‐term mortality risk in patients hospitalised to general surgery wards12
Geriatric nutritional risk index is associated with mortality in peritoneal dialysis patients12
Consensus guidelines for antifungal stewardship, surveillance and infection prevention, 202112
Enterococcal bacteraemia ‘silent but deadly’: a population‐based cohort study11
Six‐month respiratory outcomes and exercise capacity of COVID‐19 acute respiratory failure patients treated with continuous positive airway pressure11
Oral amoxicillin challenge for low‐risk penicillin allergic patients11
Changing prevalence of aetiological factors and comorbidities among Australians hospitalised for cirrhosis11
Prognostic impact of hyponatraemia and hypernatraemia at admission and discharge in heart failure patients with preserved, mid‐range and reduced ejection fraction11
Don't forget shared decision‐making in the COVID‐19 crisis11
Who is asking about medicinal cannabis in palliative care?11
COVID‐19 vaccination in haematology patients: an Australian and New Zealand consensus position statement11
Rheumatoid arthritis is a preventable disease: 11 ways to reduce your patients' risk11
Model‐based analysis on systemic availability of co‐administered cannabinoids after controlled vaporised administration11
Risk factors for pregnancy outcomes in Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes11
Frailty in chronic kidney disease: challenges in nephrology practice. A review of current literature11
Incident atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing bariatric surgery: a systematic review and meta‐analysis11
COVID‐19 and future pandemics: is isolation and social distancing the new norm?11
Real‐world direct oral anticoagulant experience in atrial fibrillation: falls risk and low dose anticoagulation are predictive of both bleeding and stroke risk11
Endovascular clot retrieval for M2 segment middle cerebral artery occlusion: a systematic review and meta‐analysis11
Reducing medication errors for hospital inpatients with Parkinsonism10
Communicating prognostic information: what do oncologists think patients with incurable cancer should be told?10
Three‐year follow up of adrenal incidentalomas in a New Zealand centre10
COVID‐19 end‐of‐life care: symptoms and supportive therapy use in an Australian hospital10
Nivolumab‐associated myositis myocarditis and myasthenia and anti‐striated muscle antibodies10
Treatable lysosomal storage diseases in the advent of disease‐specific therapy10
Presenting symptoms of COVID‐19 and clinical outcomes in hospitalised older adults10
Direct oral anticoagulants for cancer‐associated venous thromboembolisms: a systematic review and network meta‐analysis10
Pfizer/BioNtech BNT162b2: adverse events and insights from an Australian mass vaccination clinic for COVID‐1910
Classification and analysis of outcome predictors in non‐critically ill COVID‐19 patients10
Who is afraid of biosimilars? Openness to biosimilars in an Australian cohort of patients with rheumatoid arthritis10
Current approach to acute stroke management10
Practical management of inflammatory bowel disease patients during the COVID‐19 pandemic: expert commentary from the Gastroenterological Society of Australia Inflammatory Bowel Disease10
Pilot study of a machine‐learning tool to assist in the diagnosis of hand arthritis9
Towards new models of cancer care in Australia: lessons from Victoria's response to the COVID‐19 pandemic9
Therapeutic drug monitoring in inflammatory bowel disease reduces unnecessary use of infliximab with substantial associated cost‐savings9
Optimising the response to acute clinical deterioration: the role of observation and response charts9
New advances in the management of cytomegalovirus in allogeneic haemopoietic stem cell transplantation9
Predictors of a long length of stay in the emergency department for older people9
Mobile applications for the management of chronic physical conditions: a systematic review9
Prognostic significance of suboptimal secondary prevention pharmacotherapy after acute coronary syndromes9
Novel renal biomarkers of acute kidney injury and their implications9
Community‐based management of complex type 2 diabetes: adaptation of an integrated model of care in a general practice setting9
Introduction to the updated Australasian consensus guidelines for the management of invasive fungal disease and use of antifungal agents in the haematology/oncology setting, 20219
Obstructive sleep apnoea and adherence to continuous positive airway therapy among Australian women9
Education to improve vancomycin use: the perspectives of educators and education recipients9
Effectiveness of patient‐oriented education and medication management intervention in people with decompensated cirrhosis9
Aeromedical retrieval diagnostic trends during a period of Coronavirus 2019 lockdown9
Residential aged care facility COVID‐19 outbreaks and magnitude of spread among residents: observations from a Victorian residential in‐reach service9
Prevalence and risk factors of ischaemic stroke in the young: a regional Australian perspective9
Clinical leadership development in Australian healthcare: a systematic review9
Comparison of the effects of oral iron treatment every day and every other day in female patients with iron deficiency anaemia9
Antithrombin III as predictive indicator of survival in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) patients treated with nintedanib: a preliminary study9
Just ‘nanging’ around – harmful nitrous oxide use: a retrospective case series and review of Internet searches, social media posts and the coroner's database9
Systematic review and meta‐analysis of the characteristics and outcomes of readmitted COVID‐19 survivors9
Wilson disease: copper deficiency and iatrogenic neurological complications with zinc therapy8
Negative media portrayal of palliative care: a content analysis of print media prior to the passage of Voluntary Assisted Dying legislation in Victoria8
The health impacts of ambient air pollution in Australia: a systematic literature review8
Screening for anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK) gene rearrangements in non‐small‐cell lung cancer in New Zealand8
Specificity of serum amyloid A as a biomarker of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis8
Febuxostat as a renoprotective agent for treatment of hyperuricaemia: a meta‐analysis of randomised controlled trials8
Predictors of real‐world utilisation of docetaxel combined with androgen deprivation therapy in metastatic hormone‐sensitive prostate cancer8
Admission sodium levels and hospital outcomes8
Hospital infection control: old problem – evolving challenges8
Treatment use and satisfaction in Australian women with endometriosis: a mixed‐methods study8
Acute medical stabilisation of adults with anorexia nervosa: experience of a defined interdisciplinary model of care8
Assessment of respiratory function and exercise tolerance at 4–6 months after COVID‐19 infection in patients with pneumonia of different severity8
Telehealth in the time of Corona: ‘doctor in the house’8
Burden of infective endocarditis in an Australian cohort of people who inject drugs8
Cannabis: are there any benefits?8
Mental health illness in chronic respiratory disease is associated with worse respiratory health and low engagement with non‐pharmacological psychological interventions8
Hospital‐in‐the‐Home experience of first 23 COVID‐19 patients at a regional NSW hospital8
Charlson comorbidity index scores and in‐hospital prognosis of patients with severe acute respiratory infections8
Idiopathic granulomatous mastitis: case series and clinical review8
Addressing the challenges of artificial intelligence in medicine8
Telehealth in Australian cardiology: insight into factors predicting the use of telephone versus video during the COVID‐19 pandemic8
Psychosocial burden of inflammatory bowel disease in adolescents and young adults8
Resilience on the Run: an evaluation of a well‐being programme for medical interns8
Complications of cardiac implantable electronic device placement in public and private hospitals8
Application of Thyroid Imaging Reporting and Data System (TIRADS) guidelines to thyroid nodules with cytopathological correlation and impact on healthcare costs8
Telehealth in outpatient delivery of palliative care: a prospective survey evaluation by patients and clinicians8
Understanding vaccine‐induced thrombotic thrombocytopenia (VITT)8
Antimicrobial stewardship audit and feedback rounds: the impact of electronic systems and moving beyond the restricted antibiotic list8
Global Burden of Disease Study 2019: an opportunity to understand the growing prevalence and impact of hip, knee, hand and other osteoarthritis in Australia7
COVID‐19 in the pre‐pandemic period: a survey of the time commitment and perceptions of infectious diseases physicians in Australia and New Zealand7
Acquired haemophilia and haemostatic control with recombinant porcine factor VIII: case series7
Utility of 68Ga‐DOTA‐Exendin‐4 positron emission tomography–computed tomography imaging in distinguishing between insulinoma and nesidioblastosis in patients with confirmed endog7
Adherence to guidelines regarding anticoagulation and risk factors for progression of atrial fibrillation in a nurse‐led clinic7
Planning and clinical role of acute medical home care services for COVID‐19: consensus position statement by the Hospital‐in‐the‐Home Society Australasia7
Increasing Helicobacter pylori clarithromycin resistance in Australia over 20 years7
Glycaemic control across the lifespan in a cohort of New Zealand patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus7
Acute pulmonary embolism in patients presenting pulmonary deterioration after hospitalisation for non‐critical COVID‐197
Trends in stroke reperfusion treatment and outcomes in New Zealand7
Diabetes care: addressing psychosocial well‐being in young adults with a newly developed assessment tool7
Effectiveness and safety of cyclophosphamide or tacrolimus therapy for idiopathic membranous nephropathy7
Guillain–Barré syndrome: clinical features, treatment choices and outcomes in an Australian cohort7
Early development of the Australia and New Zealand Musculoskeletal Clinical Trials Network7
Risk factors for readmission following inpatient management of COVID‐19 in a low‐prevalence setting7
Hospitalised exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: adherence to guideline recommendations in an Australian teaching hospital7
Death, dying and donation: community perceptions of brain death and their relationship to decisions regarding withdrawal of vital organ support and organ donation7
The workplace and psychosocial experiences of Australian junior doctors during the COVID‐19 pandemic7
Under‐detection of acute kidney injury in hospitalised patients: a retrospective, multi‐site, longitudinal study7
Exercise testing and exercise training within cystic fibrosis centres across Australia and New Zealand: what is considered important and what is current practice?7
Development and dissemination of the national strategic action plan for reducing inappropriate polypharmacy in older Australians7
Where are our patients? Retrospective cohort study of acute medical unit admissions during and prior to the COVID‐19 pandemic7
Incorporating the Clinical Frailty Scale into routine outpatient nephrology practice: an observational study of feasibility and associations7
Erzhu Qinggan Jiedu Recipe improves the clinical outcome of hepatocellular cancer after surgical resection: a case–control retrospective study7
All‐cause unplanned readmissions in the United States: insights from the Nationwide Readmission Database7
Review of HIV testing recommendations in Australian specialty guidelines for HIV indicator conditions: a missed opportunity for recommending testing?7
Diagnosis and management of pregnancies complicated by haemolysis, elevated liver enzymes and low platelets syndrome in the tertiary setting7
Documentation of adverse drug reactions to opioids in an electronic health record7
Accessible and affordable healthcare? Views of Australians with and without chronic conditions7
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID‐19): not one epidemic but four7
Ambiguous medical abbreviation study: challenges and opportunities7
Impact of Victoria's first dedicated endocrine hypertension service on the pattern of primary aldosteronism diagnoses7
Impact of COVID‐19 on an Australian intensive care unit: lessons learned from South Australia7
Scoring system to facilitate diagnosis of Gaucher disease7
Neurotoxicity in chronic lithium poisoning7
Use of indwelling pleural/peritoneal catheter in the management of malignant ascites: a retrospective study of 48 patients6
Specialist haematology consultation services in regional Western Australia: evaluating a model combining telehealth and onsite clinics6
Cannabis, cannabidiol and tetrahydrocannabinol in sport: an overview6
Real‐world off‐label use of icatibant for acute management of non‐hereditary angioedema6
Content analysis of euthanasia polls in Australia and New Zealand: words do matter6
Impact of fast‐food outlet density on incidence of myocardial infarction in the Hunter region6
Evidence‐practice gaps in P2Y12 inhibitor use after hospitalisation for acute myocardial infarction: findings from a new population‐level data linkage in Australia6
Comparison of high‐flow and conventional nasal cannula oxygen in patients undergoing endobronchial ultrasonography6
Get with the guidelines: management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in emergency departments in Europe and Australasia is sub‐optimal6
Relationship between residual kidney function and symptom burden in haemodialysis patients6
Business as unusual: medical oncology services adapt and deliver during COVID‐196
Performance of risk models predicting cardiac complications in pregnant women with congenital heart disease: a meta‐analysis6
Rapid implementation of telehealth in geriatric outpatient clinics due to COVID‐196
Desmopressin acetate to prevent bleeding in percutaneous kidney biopsy: a systematic review6
The Australian burden of invasive group A streptococcal disease: a narrative review6
Medical student knowledge and critical appraisal of machine learning: a multicentre international cross‐sectional study6
Use of telehealth to increase treatment access for prisoners with chronic hepatitis C6
Myocardial perfusion imaging failed to improve patient risk classification compared with the revised cardiac risk index for early cardiac complications after major non‐cardiac surgery6
Prion disease in Indigenous Australians6
Medical and surgical treatment of thyroid eye disease6
Pharmacogenomic testing: perception of clinical utility, enablers and barriers to adoption in Australian hospitals6
The application of telehealth to remote and rural Australians with chronic neurological conditions6
Pulmonary function testing for the early detection of drug‐induced lung disease: a systematic review in adults treated with drugs associated with pulmonary toxicity6
Practical ethical challenges and moral distress among staff in a hospital COVID‐19 screening service6
Bortezomib use and outcomes for the treatment of multiple myeloma6
A rare case of turmeric‐induced hepatotoxicity6
Evaluation of patient satisfaction for telehealth (telephone and video) in rheumatology outpatients during COVID‐19 pandemic6
Efficacy of methotrexate in polymyalgia rheumatica in routine rheumatology clinical care6
Use of a limited‐channel device for obstructive sleep apnoea diagnosis in a tertiary sleep disorders centre6
Developing a framework for implementing opioid stewardship programmes in Australian hospital settings6
Longitudinal prevalence of inpatient diabetes mellitus in an Australian hospital across five decades: 1972–20196
Industry payments to Australian medical oncologists and clinical haematologists: a cross‐sectional analysis of publicly available disclosures6
Peritoneal dialysis‐related peritonitis as a risk factor for cardiovascular events6
Clinical, psychological and demographic factors in a contemporary adult cohort with diabetic ketoacidosis and type 1 diabetes6
Introducing 1,3‐beta‐d‐glucan for screening and diagnosis of invasive fungal diseases in Australian high‐risk haematology patients: is there a clinical benefit?6
Frailty status, timely goals of care documentation and clinical outcomes in older hospitalised medical patients6
COVID‐19 pandemic and the tension between the need to act and the need to know6
Clinical characteristics and outcomes of critically ill patients with one, two and three doses of vaccination against COVID‐19 in Australia6
Duration of immunotherapy – should we continue ad infinitum?5
Examining barriers to timely waitlisting for kidney transplantation for Indigenous Australians in Central Australia5
Weighted activity unit effect: evaluating the cost of diagnosis‐related group coding5
Patient factors affecting the proper completion of a goals‐of‐care form in a general medicine hospital admission5
Management of patients with gout and achievement of target serum urate levels at a tertiary rheumatology service in Australia5
Carbon emissions and hospital pathology stewardship: a retrospective cohort analysis5
Osmotic demyelination syndrome: novel risk factors and proposed pathophysiology5
The quest to reduce stroke treatment delays at a Melbourne metropolitan primary stroke centre over the past two decades5
Flexible bronchoscopy indications and outcomes between indigenous and non‐indigenous patients in the Northern Territory of Australia5
Penicillin Allergy Delabeling Program: an exploratory economic evaluation in the Australian context5
Unbound vitamin D concentrations are not decreased in critically ill patients5
Which glucose parameter best predicts poor outcome after mechanical thrombectomy for acute large vessel occlusion stroke?5
Do health service staff support the implementation of voluntary assisted dying at their workplace?5
Consensus guidelines for improving patients' understanding of invasive fungal disease and related risk prevention in the haematology/oncology setting, 20215
Tolerability and efficacy of sacubitril/valsartan in clinical practice5
Predictors of bleeding in patients receiving direct oral anticoagulants5
Scleroderma in Cairns: an epidemiological study5
Validity of the new ‘Top End Sleepiness Scale’ against the STOP‐Bang tool in predicting obstructive sleep apnoea among Indigenous Australian adults5
Bortezomib for the treatment of refractory anti‐N‐methyl‐d‐aspartate receptor encephalitis5
Risk factors and early prediction of clinical deterioration and mortality in adult COVID‐19 inpatients: an Australian tertiary hospital experience5
Invasive pulmonary aspergillosis in critically ill patients with COVID‐19 in Australia: implications for screening and treatment5
Utilisation of inpatient rehabilitation following elective total knee or hip replacements in private hospital setting declined during the COVID‐19 pandemic5