Publications

 

  1. Allen RKA, Mendelsohn FAO, Csismann J, Weller RF, Hurley TH, Doyle AE. A clinical evaluation of angiotensin-converting enzyme in sarcoidosis. Aust NZ J Med 1980:10:496-501.
  2. Allen RKA, Barter CE, Chachoua LL, Cleeve L, O’Connell JM, Daniel FJ. Disseminated cryptococcosis after transurethral resection of the prostate. Aust NZ J Med 1982:12:296-9.
  3. Allen RKA, Faulks LW. Empyema due to Beta-lactamase-producing H.influenzae type B complicating severe laryngopharyngitis and cervical cellulitis. Aust NZ J Med 1983; 13:377-9.
  4. Allen RKA. Use of cyclotron-generated radionuclides in respiratory medicine. Aust Society of Respiratory Technology 1984; 4 (3): 4-6.
  5. Allen RKA, Merory J. Intravenous pulse methylprednisolone in the successful treatment of severe sarcoid polyneuropathy with pulmonary involvement. Aust NZ J Med 1985:15:45-46.
  6. Allen RKA, Chai SY, Dunbar MS, Mendelsohn FAO. In vitro autoradiographic localisation of angiotensin-converting enzyme in sarcoid lymph nodes using 1-125 labelled 351A. Chest 1986; 90:315-20.
  7. Allen RKA.  A review of Angiotensin convertin enzyme in health and disease. Sarcoidosis 1991;8:95-100.
  8. Allen RKA, Pierce RJ, Barter CE . Angiotensin – coverting enzyme in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid in sarcoidosis. Sarcoidosis 1992;9:54-59.
  9. Stanton JM, Dench JE, Currie B, Fitzpatrick DR, Himbeck RPD, Allen RKA, Bruce J, Robinson BWS, Bielefeldt-Ohmann H. Expression and immune recognition of stress proteins in sarcoidosis and other chronic interstitial lung diseases. Immunology and Cell Biology 1995; 73:23-32.
  10. Allen RKA. Intensive Care Bed. Studio, a journal of Christians writing. Albury, Australia. Autumn 1996:62;25.
  11. MacGinley RJ, Allen RKA. Sarcoidosis in an Australian aborigine and a torres strait islander. Sarcoidosis 1997; 14:83-85.
  12. Bansal AS, Bruce J, Hogan PG and Allen RK. An assessment of peripheralimmunity in patients with sarcoidosis using measurements of serum vitamin D3, cytokines and soluble CD23. Clin Exp Immunol 1997; 100: 92-97.
  13. Mills GD, Allen RKA, Timms T. Chlamydia pneumoniae DNA is not detectable within sarcoidosis tissue. Pathology (1998); 30; 295-298.
  14. Allen RKA. Poetry and medicine healing for the healer. A call for a literary supplement. Int Med J 2001; 31: 426-427.
  15. Allen RKA. UN Military Hospital, Dili, East Timor. Dog day. A poem about a day in the life of a military physician. Aust Mil Med. 2001;10(1)15-19.
  16. Allen RKA. Ars Gratia artis and the morganatic marriage; “Let us not to the marriage of true minds.” Int Med J 2001; 31: 554-555.
  17. Allen RKA. Intensive care bed. Excolatur, News Bulletin of the Medical Alumni, University of Qld 2002; 1 (23): 3-4.
  18. Allen RKA. Au-dela de lordinaire. Poésie et Médecine: guérison pour le guérisseur. Le besoin d’un supplément littéraire, Info Resp. Août -Septembre 2002; 50: 20-21.
  19. Allen RKA. Letter to the Editor Western front pilgramage for WWI Veterans, 1993, ADF Health 2002; 3:94-95.
  20. Allen RKA. . Int Med J 2002; 32: 429-431.
  21. Allen RKA, La revue des maladies respiratoires: la perspective australienne. Rev Mal Respir 2002; 19: 263-264.
  22. Allen, RKA. La melioidose un diagnositc a evoquer devant une pheumopathie au retour d’Océanie. Rev Mal Respir 2002; 19: 807-808.
  23. Allen RKA. Licensing system for doctors; Letter to the Editor. Accumulating points has not changed the way I learn. BMJ 2002; 325:393.
  24. Allen RKA. Bravo BMJ for the Rapid Response section223 Letter to the Editor. BMJ 2002; 325:223.
  25. Allen RKA. Sellers, Ross E, Sandstrom, Paul A. A prospective study of 32 patients with Neurosarcoidosis. Sarcoidosis Vasc Lung Dis 2003:20;118-125.
  26. Allen RKA. Reflections from behind the Brisbane line. Thoracic Society News. Sep 2003;13 (3):49.
  27. Allen RKA. Junket, jellies and magic puddings or who sups with the devil must needs a long spoon. Thoracic Society News.
  28. Allen RKA. Military Incompetence Much ado about nothing or the divine comedy? Experience of a Specialist Reserve Medical Officer in East Timor. Aust Mil Med 2003:12;66-75.
  29. Allen RKA. Remembrance of things to past: reveries of a sleep physician. Brisbane Institute Website. Dec 2003.
  30. Allen RKA. The Bouquinistes: Reflections for Australia Day 2004. Brisbane Institute Website. Feb 2004.
  31. Allen RKA. Junket, jellies and magic puddings or who sups with the devil must needs a long spoon. RACP News. Feb 2004: 17.
  32. Allen RKA. Fear and fallacies – reflections on religion in the city of brisbane. Brisbane Institute Website Apr 2004.
  33. Allen RKA. Depression, pessimism and modern life. Brisbane Institute Website. Aug 2004.
  34. Allen RKA. The Golden Calf. Thoracic Society News. June 2004; 33(2): 33-34.
  35. Allen RKA. Memories of the lucky country. Brisbane Institute Website. Aug 2004.
  36. Allen RKA. East Timor – Personal reflections. Aust Mil Med 2004: 13(1); 23-29.
  37. Riha RL, Allen RKA Cryptococcus and Sarcoidosis:strange bed-fellows. A report of five cases. Sarcoidosi s Vasc Lung Dis 2004:21;71-76.
  38. Allen RKA. These are a few of my favourite things – reflections on the doctor-doctor relationship. Int Med J 2005; 35:65-66.
  39. Allen RKA. Reflections on the doctor-doctor relationship. Brisbane Institute Website. March 2005.
  40. Allen RKA. QLD in sickness and in health..until death do us part. Brisbane Institute Website. May 05.
  41. Allen RKA. Asbestos Bodies – Reflections of an expert witness. Brisbane Institute Website. October 06.
  42. Allen RKA. Modern Day Scurvy – Eat your greens. QCYC Newsletter. October 2006.
  43. Allen RKA. “I’m glad I’m not young anymore”. Int Med J 2006; 36: 800-802.
  44. Allen RKA. The boy in Babylon: Recollection from childhood in Brisbane in the late 1950s. Brisbane Institute Website. December 2006.
  45. Allen RKA. Lamentations of a Thoracic Physician (translated) Lamentations d’un pneumologue australien. Info Respiration 2007; 79: 37-38.
  46. Allen RKA. Long Live the Curmudgeon. Letter to the Editor. RACP News 2007; 26 (2): 16-17.
  47. Allen RKA. On the merits of writing to the next of kin after the death of your patient: an Australian Perspective. Med J Aust April 2007; 186 (8): 425.
  48. Allen RKA. Sarcoidosis in the sunburnt country – Internal_Medicine_Journal 2007; 36 (6): 353-355.
  49. Allen RKA  Internal_Medicine_Journal Reply, Letter to the Editor; March 2007;
  50. Allen RKA. Patient Privacy and Latin – my fathers story. Letter to the Editor. Med J Aust 2007; 187 (6): 375.
  51. Allen RKA. Apparent spontaneous complete regression of a multifocal malignant mesothelioma of the pleura. Med J Aust 2007; 187 (7): 413-415.
  52. Allen RKA. What does the doctor say – sleep apnoea. The Logos – Greek Orthodox community of St George, Brisbane. April 2009: 16-17.
  53. AllenRKA. Ο Λόγος – Ελληνική Ορθόδοξος Κοινότης, Άγιου Γεωργίου, Βρισβάνης, Απρίλιος 2009: 18-19.
  54. Allen RKA Quince: the ‘apple’ of aphrodite. The Logos – Greek Orthodox community of St George , Brisbane . July 2009: 33-34 .
  55. AllenRKA . Το κυδώνι. Το «μήλο» της Αφροδίτης – Ελληνική Ορθόδοξος Κοινότης, Άγιου Γεωργίου, Βρισβάνης, Іούχιος 2009: 35-37.
  56. Allen RKA. Rum. Classic Yacht Association of Australia Magazine 2010; 28: 26.
  57. Allen RKA. The failure of modern textbooks. BMJ 2010; 340: c2132.
  58. Allen RKA . Return to Sfakia The Logos – The Journal of the Greek Orthodox Community of St George , Brisbane . July 20 10 : 35-36.
  59. AllenRKA . Е πιστροφή στη Σφαkιά . О Λόγος – Ελληνική Ορθόδοξος Κοινότης, Άγιου Γεωργίου, Βρισβάνης, Іούχιος 2010: 37-39.
  60. Allen RKA. The 35 th Vintage Regatta; QCYC Shorncliffe, Brisbane 13-14 th June 2010. Classic Yacht Association of Australia Magazine 2010; 29: 3-5.
  61. Allen RKA. Bullectomy for Bong Lung in an 18 year-old male presenting with spontaneous pneumothorax. Pneumon 2010, 23 (3): 301-303.
  62. Allen RKA. Roger Allen: Growing Up with Medicine. Posted 23 May 2011.. www.mjainsight.com.au
  63. Allen RKA, Crammond T, Lennon D, Waterhouse M.  A Retrospective Study of Chest Pain in Benign Asbestos Pleural Disease. Pain Med 2011; 12 (9): 1303-8.
  64. Allen RKA. Home Sleep Studies – Diagnostic tests. Australian Prescriber 2012; 35 (2): 62-64.
  65. Allen RKA. What does the doctor say “Asbestos – The Miracle Fibre from Pandoras Box” The Logos – Greek Orthodox community of St George , Brisbane . July 2009

Abstracts

  1. Mendelsohn FAO, Allen RKA, Csismann J, Weller RF, Hurley TH, Doyle AE. Angiotensin converting enzyme in sarcoidosis. Aust NZ J Med 1981;11:103.
  2. Allen RKA, Pierce RJ, Barter CE. Biochemical and cellular characteristics of bronchoalveolar lavage in sarcoidosis. Aust NZ J Med 1983;13:557.
  3. Gill GD, Arkles B, Allen RKA, Barter CE, Pierce RJ. Gallium scanning sarcoidosis. Aust NZ J Med 1983; 1 3:677.
  4. Allen RKA, Barter CE, Pierce RJ. Bronchoalveolar lavage and gallium scan in the management of sarcoidosis. Aust NZ J Med 1984;14:548-9.
  5. Allen RKA, Chai SY, Dunbar MS, Mendelsohn FAO. Autoradiographic localisation of angiotensin-converting enzyme in sarcoidosis. Aust NZ J Med 1985;15:491 (suppl).
  6. Allen RKA, Mendelsohn FAO. Monoclonal antibodies to angiotensin-converting enzyme. Aust NZ J Med 1988,18:547 (suppl 2).
  7. Allen RKA. Successful treatment of pulmonary mucormycosis due to Cunninghamella spp. Aust NZ J Med 1988;18:535 (suppl 2).
  8. Aldons P, Afarian J, Allen RKA, Carpentier P, Donaldson E, Hampshire P, Hsu P, Lahanas J, McNeil K, Oliver W, O’Rourke S, Pernet A, Shearer A, Wong M. The efficacy and safety of temafloxacin 300 mg and 600 mg twice daily in the outpatient management of acute bacterial exacerbations of chronic bronchitis. Proc 16th lnt Congr Chemother 1989:414:1-2.
  9. Allen RKA, Fong KM, McNeil KD. Male predominance in 205 Australian patients with sarcoidosis. (abstract). Aust NZ J 1991;21:652 (suppl 2).
  10. Allen RKA, Fong KM, McNeil KD. Male predominance in 205 Australian patients with sarcoidosis. Proceedings of the XII World Congress of Sarcoidosis. Sarcoidosis 1991;9:269-270 (suppl 1).
  11. Allen RKA, Smith I, Fong KM, McNeil KD. A proposal to establish a worldwide database for sarcoidosis. Sarcoidosis 1992;9:(suppl 1) 267-268.
  12. Allen RKA, Fong KM, McNeil KD. Severe sarcoid peripheral neuropathy in an elderly woman treated successfully with pulse methylprednisolone. Sarcoidosis 1992;9: (suppl 1) 479-480.
  13. Hawson GAT, Zimmerman PV, Firouz-Abadi A, Johnston NG, Allen RKA, McIndoe NC. Malignant atypical carcinoid of the lung. Is chemotherapy the answer? Lung Cancer 1991;7:114 (suppl).
  14. Allen RKA, McIndoe NC, Fong KM, McNeil KD. The presenting features of sarcoidosis in 313 Australian patients. Aust NZ J Med 1992 (April, Annual Scientific Meeting).
  15. Allen RKA, McIndoe NC . Stabbing and other penetrating injuries to the chest. Aust NZ J Med 1992 (April, Annual Scientific Meeting).
  16. Allen RKA, Mclndoe NC . Thoracic gunshot wounds. Aust NZ J Med 1992 (April, Annual Scientific Meeting).
  17. McNell KD, Gorman NK, Allen RKA, Kennedy KP, Zimmerman PV. An evaluation of the efficacy of CPAP therapy for sleep apnoea. Aust NZ J Med 1992 (April, Annual Scientific Meeting).
  18. Fong KM, McNeil KD, Firouz-Abadi A, Zimmerman PV, Allen RKA, Hawson GAT, Cole PH, Matar KS. Thoracic malignant fibrous hisitocytoma. Aust NZ J Med 1992 (April, Annual Scientific Meeting).
  19. Fong KM, Nikles CA, Allen RKA, Hawson GAT, Firouz-Abadi A, Zimmerman PV. Static cytometric DNA analysis of frozen lung tumour samples. Aust NZ J Med 1992 (April, Annual Scientific Meeting).
  20. Firouz-Abadi A, Hawson GAT, Johnston NG, Allen RKA, Zimmerman PV. Ultra-structural studies in neuroendocrine tumours of lung. Proceedings 11th International Congress of Cytology, 1992.
  21. Fielding DIK, Allen RKA, Ray M, Khafagi F. Lung tumours take up radiolabelled monoclonal D-dimer antibodies. Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting, 11-14 April 1994.
  22. Mills GD, Timms P, Allen RKA. PCE Detection of Chlamydia pneumoniae specific DNA sequences within sarcoidosis tissue. Australian Society for Microbiology, Canberra, 24-29 September 1994.
  23. Singh B, Allen RKA, 0liver WA, Pohlner P. Congenital vascular rings presenting in adulthood. Thoracic society of Queensland Annual Scientific Meeting. 5 November 1994.
  24. Bansal AS, Wilson PB, Allen RKA. The assessment of immune dysfunction in patients with sarcoidosis using estimation of serum soluble CD23. 13th Asia pacific Congress on Diseases of the Chest, Hong Kong, 5-8 December 1994.
  25. Allen RKA, Mills GD, Timms P. PCR Search for Pneumoniae and Mycobacterium Tuberculosis in sarcoidosis. Presented “World Association of Sarcoidosis and Other Granulomatous Disorders”. Kensington, London, October 1995.
  26. Allen RKA, Deen VR, Burstow DJ, Masterson ML. A Prospective Study of Cardiac Sarcoidosis in an Australian Population. Proceedings 12th World Congress on Sarcoidosis. 1995:63;P/153.
  27. Allen RKA, Sellars RE, Sandstrom PA. Neurological Involvement in Sarcoidosis. A prospective Australian Study. Proceedings World Association of Sarcoidosis and other Granulomatous Disorders, Kensington, London. 1995:63;P/154.
  28. Allen RKA, Mills GD, Timms P. Search for Chlamydia Pneumoniae in Tissue From Patients with Sarcoidosis by PCR. Proceedings World Association of Sarcoidosis and other Granulomatous Disorders, Kensington, London. 1995:36,P/045.
  29. Bansal AS, Allen RKA, Mills G, Bielefeldt-Ohmann H, Le Gros G. Serum Cytokine, Vitamin D3 and soluble CD23 levels in patients with Active and Inactive Sarcoidosis. Proceedings World Association of Sarcoidosis and other Granulomatous Disorders, Kensington, London.1995:31;P/026.
  30. Allen RKA. The establishment of an Australian medico-legal database/resource. Proceedings of Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Sleep Association, Adelaide, Oct 2001.
  31. Allen RKA, Cramond T, Lennon D. Chest pain in 282 patients with benign asbestos disease. Abstract. Proceedings of the 13 th World Congress on Pain, IASP, Montreal, Aug – Sept 2010. PW036.
  32. Allen RKA, Wong D, Lennon D, A clinical assessment of FDG-PET Scanning in Sarcoidosis in an Australian Population Preceding World Association of Sarcoidosis and other Granulomatous Disorders North America Conference, Cleveland, Ohio, USA Oct 2012

Books

 1. Allen RKA. Ballina Boy. A child’s odyssey through the 1950’s. Xlibris, Indiana, 2010. pp 257. (ISBN: 978.1.4535.98.53.5 [Paperback], 978.1.4535.9854.2 [Hardback], 97831.4535.9531.2 [eBook])

 Chapters in Books

 1. Allen RKA. Angiotensin-converting enzyme in sarcoidosis. In Sarcoidosis and Other Granulomatous Disorders. James DG. Ed. Lung Biology in Health and Disease. New York, Marcel Dekker Inc. 1994;73:529-564

2. Allen RKA. In: Self-Assessment Colour Review of Respiratory Medicine. Spiro, SG, Albert RK, Fielding D. Eds. Manson Publishing. London 1997

Radio interviews 

  1. ABC Radio National – Life Matters. Aired May 18 2007
  2. Conversations with Richard Fiddler – ABC 612AM Brisbane. Aired 9th May 2011

 ePublications (not peer reviewed)

1. Allen, Roger K A, Elementary my dear Watson.

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/318/7181/473/a#21716, 27 Apr 2002

2. Allen, Roger K A, The seven second/minute grab.

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/318/7181/473#21718, 2 Apr 2002

3. Allen, Roger K A, Bull and the bull bar.

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/324/7346/1145#22057, 10 May 2002

4. Allen, Roger K A. September 11 of Australian Medicine.

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/324/7346/1118/g#22077, 11 May 2002

5. Allen, Roger K A. Ropes and carving knives to be banned in Australia.

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/324/7344/990#22104, 12 May 2002

6. Allen, Roger K A. Selection of medical students.

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/324/7347/1170#22285, 17 May 2002

7. Allen, Roger K A. The Age of Enlightenment, Bravo brave BMJ.

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/324/7347/1171#22370, 20 May 2002

8. Allen, Roger K A. Gun control and a better world.

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/324/7344/990#22445, 22 May 2002

9. Allen, Roger K A. Modern Medicine and the Politics are bed-fellows and Pandora is out of her box.

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/324/7347/1171#22471, 23 May 2002

10. Allen, Roger K A. The lion and the lamb.

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/324/7347/1225#22626, 28 May 2002

11. Allen, Roger K A. Brain bull and the moping MOPS collector.

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/324/7348/1235/a#22648 28 May 2002

12. Allen, Roger K A. Long overdue.

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/319/7224/1515#22722, 31 May 2002

13. Allen, Roger K A. The Decline and Fall of Planet Earth.

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/324/7338/624#22812, 5 June 2002

14. Allen, Roger K A. Some more from Australia , home of slang.

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/324/7350/S179#22898 8 Jun 2002

15. Allen, Roger K A. Homeopathic dose or a dose of good medicine?

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/325/7354/41#23818, 11 July 2002

16. Allen, Roger K A. Altruism in Oz in a class of its own.

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/325/7357/S31#24243, 27 July 2002

17. Allen, Roger K A. Bravo, brave BMJ, for the rapid response section.

bmj.bmjjournals.com/cgi/content/full/325/7357/223?maxtoshow, 27 July 2002

18. Allen, Roger K A. A rose by any other name.

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/325/7359/345#24597, 11 Aug 2002

19. Allen, Roger K A. Mad dogs and Englishmen.. in white coats.

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/325/7359/345#24653, 12 Aug 2002

20. Allen, Roger K A. A rapid response, not peer reviewed.

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/325/7357/223#24654, 12 Aug 2002

21. Allen, Roger K A. Doctoring the title of doctor.

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/325/7359/345#24752, 16 Aug 2002

22. Allen, Roger K A. Accumulating points has not changed the way I learn.

bmj.bmjjournals.com/cgi/content/full/325/7360/393, 17 Aug 2002

23. Allen, Roger K A. A matter of opinion mate.

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/325/7357/223#24799, 18 Aug 2002

24. Allen, Roger K A. Is there a Doctor (?) in the House?

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/325/7359/345#24883, 22 Aug 2002

25. Allen, Roger K A. Pax Americana and the BMJ. Heaven help us all.

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/325/7361/404#24895, 23 Aug 2002

26. Allen, Roger K A. College of Psychiatrists. Another BMJ Freudian slip?

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/325/7360/393#24915, 23 Aug 2002

27. Allen, Roger K A. He who pays the piper and the chained dog.

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/325/7360/388#24930, 24 Aug 2002

28. Allen, Roger K A. English As she ain’t spoke and The Great Despond.

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/325/7360/387#24936, 24 Aug 2002

29. Allen, Roger K A. Reply from over your biggest pond.

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/325/7361/404#24990, 26 Aug 2002

30. Allen, Roger K A. May the 4th be with you and the Lindbergh syndrome.

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/325/7361/404#25045, 28 Aug 2002

31. Allen, Roger K A. May the 4th be with you and the Lindbergh syndrome.

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/325/7361/404#25125, 31 Aug 2002

32. Allen, Roger K A. It takes two to tango.

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/325/7359/314#25175, 2 Sep 2002

33. Allen, Roger K A. Bring back the ducking stool.

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/325/7359/314#25231, 4 Sept 2002

34. Allen, Roger K A. As it was in the beginning..

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/325/7363/538#25283, 6 Sept 2002

35. Allen, Roger K A. The taming of the shrew and the definition of violence.

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/325/7359/314/25285 6 Sept 2002

36. Allen, Roger K A. Justifiable homicide and lambs’ fry and bacon.

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/325/7359/314#25330, 8 Sept 2002

37. Allen, Roger K A. Beware of Greeks bearing gifts and the timing of miracles.

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/325/7363/553#25337, 8 Sept 2002

38. Allen, Roger K A. Mesothelioma, miracles and 11th September.

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/325/7363/553#25394, 10 Sept 2002

39. Allen, Roger K A. More on Mesothelioma, miracles and 11th September.

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/325/7363/553#25399, 10 Sept 2002

40. Allen, Roger K A. ‘An enema for the patient, Nurse’ or take your own medicine.

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/325/7363/538#25407, 11 Sept 2002

41. Allen, Roger K A. The hare and the tortoise and speed kills.

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/325/7360/388#25419, 11 Sept 2002

42. Allen, Roger K A. “Thoracic Park”, non-cardiac chest pain and the lost art of chest palpation.

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/325/7364/588#25518, 14 Sept 2002

43. Allen, Roger K A. Mesothelioma, miracles and 11th September.

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/325/7363/553#2557, 16 Sept 2002

44. Allen, Roger K A. Black bile, BMJ readers and the demise of humour.

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/325/7364/561/a#25574, 17 Sept 2002

45. Allen, Roger K A. Mad cow or the Empire strikes back?

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/325/7364/561/a#25627, 18 Sept 2002

46. Allen, Roger K A. “As for the Americans, they haven’t spoken English for years”.

bmj.com/cgi/eletters.325/7364/561/a#25656, 19 Sept 2002

47. Allen, Roger K A. Le Petit Prince et les Réponses Rapides.

bmj.com/cgi/eletters.325/7364/561/a#25668, 19 Sept 2002

48. Allen, Roger K A. Kaiser’s Bill and his Big Apple.

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/bmjusa.02030003v1#25685, 20 Sept 2002

49. Allen, Roger K A. National amnesia and the Axis of Evil.

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/321/7275/1490#25824, 26 Sept 2002

50. Allen, Roger K A. Deliver us from Evil and Suffer the Little Children.

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/321/7275/1490#25893, 29 Sept 2002

51. Allen, Roger K A. :Classical gas” or “Smoke gets in your eyes”.. Lest we forget.

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/321/7275/1490#25933, 30 Sept 2002

52. Allen, Roger K A. Clowns without clown suits.

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/325/7370/922/b#26603, 29 Oct 2002

53. Allen, Roger K A. Bring back “The Lord High Executioner”.

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/325/7371/1026#26659, 2 Nov 2002

54. Allen, Roger K A. Reading the bans or the Nazi mute.

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/325/7373/0/g#27199, 20 Nov 2002

55. Allen, Roger K A. Death, where is thy sting.. and the ratings war.

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/324/7339/744#27289, 23 Nov 2002

56. Allen, Roger K A. The BMJ blimp or the house of hot air.

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/325/7373/0/g#27365, 25 Nov 2002

57. Allen, Roger K A. East of Eden (Anthony) and the Man from Down Under.

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/325/7373/0/g#27421, 27 Nov 2002

58. Allen, Roger K A. The editor refuses to apologise but encourages reflection on the offending cover.

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/325/7376/1352#27720, 9 Dec 2002

59. Allen, Roger K A. Evidence baste sauces.

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/325/7378/1496#28156, 24 Dec 2002

60. Allen, Roger K A. Scotland the Brave. Who sups with the devil must need a long spoon.

bmj.bmjournals.com/cgi/eletters/328/7431/69, 10 Jan 2004

61. Allen, Roger K A. Hitting a raw nerve and throwing the baby out with the bath water.

bmj.bmjjournals.com/cgi/eletters/328/7431/69, 14 Jan 2004

62. The wine presses of academia produce young wines that don’t cellar well..

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/331/7508/0-g#111832, 9 July 2005

63. Strait jackets prevent straight thinking and straight talking.

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/331/7508/0-g#112111, 12 Jul 2005

64. Rear guards with mute mouths make mediocre medicine.

bmj.com/cgi/eletters/331/7508/0-g#112235, 14 July 2005

65. A voyage of discovery with an old map.

http://www.chestjournal.org/cgi/eletters/130/3/855 16 September 2006, CHEST Electronic letters to Comparison of Sarcoidosis Phenotypes Among Affected African-American Siblings

66. Lung function in obese patients with asbestos diseases; crystal ball or linear regression?

http://www.chestjournal.org 1 Oct 2006

67. Who sups with the devil must needs a long spoon.

bmj.com/cgi/eletters. 1 May 2008

68. Problem-based learning and the death of the hyphen .

http://www.bmj.com/cgi/eletters/336/7651/971, 4 May 2008

69. It’s an ill wind which blows nobody any good.

http://www.bmj.com, 6 May 2008

70. Re: Re: It’s an ill wind which blows nobody any good.

http://www.bmj.com, 8 May 2008

71. Re: Another pedant’s lament in Rhyme .

http://www.bmj.com/cgi/eletters/336/7651/0, 12 May 2008

72. Rembrandt’s cutting wit and dull-witted surgeons

http://www.bmj.com, 25 May 2008

73. Peripatetic power points and cutting the bull out of bullet points

http://www.bmj.com/cgi/eletters/336/7655/1252-a#196661, 5 Jun 2008