Directly observed therapy for tuberculosis : Spend now or pay later
The future shape of accident and emergency services : Cannot be considered in isolation
Tobacco funding for academics : A blatant advertising ploy that threatens academic freedom
Helping sick doctors : Fix the job, not the doctors
Time to redefine authorship : A conference to do so
Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, and motor neurone disease : Clinical and pathological overlap may suggest common genetic and environmental factors
United States tobacco company rolls over
BMA will review guidelines on PVS
Headlines
French court jails anti-abortion doctor
German doctor cleared by GMC
Germany cuts funds for methadone treatment
Israel issues guidelines on prolonging life
Dutch investigation launched into abortion clinics
Amyloid has new role in Alzheimer's disease
Tobacco industry plans to fund Cambridge chair
New targets set for cervical screening
UV radiation peaks at record high in UK
NHS managers are found wanting
Israel legalises surrogate motherhood
Fraud squad gets to work on prescriptions
France regulates organ imports
Focus : Sydney
Review of moderate alcohol consumption and reduced risk of coronary heart disease : is the effect due to beer, wine, or spirits?
Alcohol consumption, serum low density lipoprotein cholesterol concentration, and risk of ischaemic heart disease : six year follow up in the Copenhagen male study
ONE HUNDRED YEARS AGO : THE CIGARETTE.
Blinding and exclusions after allocation in randomised controlled trials : survey of published parallel group trials in obstetrics and gynaecology
Endothelium and inelastic arteries : an early marker of vascular dysfunction in non-insulin dependent diabetes
Breast feeding and hypertrophic pyloric stenosis : population based case-control study
Breast feeding and tonsillectomy
A dog who changed my practice, for a while : "Ben's coughing up blood"
Randomised comparison of guided self management and traditional treatment of asthma over one year
ANY QUESTIONS
Should there be a trial of home versus hospital delivery in the United Kingdom? Measuring outcomes other than safety is feasible
Should there be a trial of home versus hospital delivery in the United Kingdom? Evidence from US suggests that trials will not alter obstetric behaviour
Should there be a trial of home versus hospital delivery in the United Kingdom? Trial would not answer key question, but data monitoring should be improved
Should there be a trial of home versus hospital delivery in the United Kingdom? Uncertainty is likely to persist, but some knowledge would be better than none
Should there be a trial of home versus hospital delivery in the United Kingdom? Such a trial should not limit the choices of women who already have a preference
Should there be a trial of home versus hospital delivery in the United Kingdom? Mortality is still important, and hospital is safer
A PAPER THAT CHANGED MY PRACTICE : The manipulative patient
Over the Counter Drugs : The interface between the community pharmacist and patients
North of England evidence based guidelines development project : methods of guideline development
North of England evidence based guidelines development project : summary version of evidence based guideline for the primary care management of asthma in adults
ABC of Urology : BLADDER OUTFLOW OBSTRUCTION
Statistics Notes : Transforming data
Ralph Watson
Richard Penny
Benjamin Oluwakayode Osuntokun
David Cummack
Peter Barron
Dorothy Sinclair Critchley
James Hugh Wallace Fagan
Ivor Howard Jenkins
James Shanks Lowry
George Lamb McEwan
Sujatha Nanayakkara
Thomas Peirson
Robert Rankin
Richard Thomas ("Dick") Rushton
Mary Elizabeth Ella Ward
Megan Elizabeth Wilkinson
Paediatric intensive care beds : the problem is distribution rather than numbers
Publishing research supported by the tobacco industry : BMJ should come off the fence
Publishing research supported by the tobacco industry : A higher principle is at stake than simply freedom of speech
Publishing research supported by the tobacco industry : It's folly to allow the enemy access to your camp
Publishing research supported by the tobacco industry : Not to publish research is a slur on those who work for the industry
Proposed BAT professorship at University of Cambridge should be opposed
Tuberculosis in the United Kingdom : Enhanced surveillance is being planned
Tuberculosis in the United Kingdom : Coverage by selective neonatal BCG vaccination should be monitored
Tuberculosis in the United Kingdom : Standards for control may not be consistent across United Kingdom
Tuberculosis in the United Kingdom : Treatment should be free for everyone
Tuberculosis in the United Kingdom : Public health legislation should be changed
Tuberculosis in the United Kingdom : System for screening new immigrants is inadequate
Tuberculosis as a predictor of survival in AIDS : Study had several flaws
Authors' reply : Tuberculosis as a predictor of survival in AIDS
Standardised coding is needed for reports of adverse drug reactions
Endogenous sex hormones and cardiovascular disease in postmenopausal women : Other sources of variability should have been taken into account
Author's reply : Endogenous sex hormones and cardiovascular disease in postmenopausal women
Hepatitis B vaccination : Information for patients is vital
Hepatitis B vaccination : All GPs in Brent and Harrow offer hepatitis B vaccination to drug users
Risk of diarrhoea due to Clostridium difficile during cefotaxime treatment : Cefotaxime compares favourably with other third generation cephalosporins
Risk of diarrhoea due to Clostridium difficile during cefotaxime treatment : Mortality due to C difficile colitis in elderly people has been underestimated
Authors' reply : Mortality due to C difficile colitis in elderly people has been underestimated
Randomised controlled trials in general practice : Are preferable to observational studies
Randomised controlled trials in general practice : Internal validity of trials is more important than generalisability
Randomised controlled trials in general practice : General practice research framework carries out such trials
Neonatal circumcision does not protect against penile cancer
Brachial plexus neuropathy after radiotherapy can be treated by specialist surgeons
Benefits of fetal surgery must be carefully evaluated
NHS will be left with high risk, low profit services under private finance initiative
Advertisement's selective quotation from old article misrepresents current situation
Venice from the air
The new ayatollahs
Tackling stress in ourselves
Driven from efficiency to distraction
Can we outfox rabies?
Treatment without Consent : Law, Psychiatry and the Treatment of Mentally Disordered People since 1845
Child Psychiatric Units : At the Crossroads
Psychiatry and Religion : Context, Consensus and Controversies
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