Congenital anterior abdominal wall defects : Environmental factors, improved prenatal screening, or poor data collection may explain changing incidence
Intracoronary stents : Reducing restenosis after angioplasty
Lactational amenorrhoea method for family planning : Provides high protection from pregnancy for the first six months after delivery
Barriers to evidence based policy : Health promotion in primary care changes again
Drug delivery from inhaler devices : Lung deposition, clinical effect, and cost-effectiveness vary
Cancer registration : integrate or disintegrate? A national body is needed to ensure quality and comparability
Pesticide link with Gulf war syndrome
BMJ faces [pound sterling] 107000 bill over libel case
Headlines
Smoke does get in your eyes
Widow backed in legal fight for husband's sperm
French doctors strike over night visits
South African doctors work to rule
Push to allow relatives to witness resuscitation
Half of German doctors were Nazis
Australia to reintroduce quotas on foreign doctors
Flu jab cuts hospital admissions by two thirds
Furore in Norway over private practice clampdown
New Zealand's voters focus on health
Prozac linked with minor birth defects
Focus : Sydney
Congenital anterior abdominal wall defects in England and Wales 1987-93 : retrospective analysis of OPCS data
Life expectancy in men who have never smoked and those who have smoked continuously : 15 year follow up of large cohort of middle aged British men
Effectiveness of lactational amenorrhoea in prevention of pregnancy in Manila, the Philippines : non-comparative prospective trial
Effectiveness of the BBC's 999 training roadshows on cardiopulmonary resuscitation : video performance of cohort of unforewarned participants at home six months afterwards
House dust mite allergen in pillows
Improving uptake of prophylaxis for venous thromboembolism in general surgical patients using prospective audit
Continuing medical education and training for associate specialists : results of a survey in Yorkshire
Postal questionnaire study of disability in the community associated with psoriasis
Any Questions
Relation between general practitioners' prescribing of antibacterial drugs and their use of laboratory tests
For Debate : Collecting ethnic group data for inpatients
Lesson of the Week : Methadone maintenance and tuberculosis treatment
Caring for Older People : Aids to compliance with medication
Passive smoking and health : should we believe Philip Morris's "experts"?
A memorable patient : Facts and figures
ABC of Work Related Disorders : Assessing Fitness for Work
Keith Sutton
Walter William Cashmore
Geoffrey Alan Hodgson
Bartholomew James O'Driscoll ("Bat"),
Henry Oliver Albert Kley
Robert Joseph Patton ("Robin")
Home ventilation of a child with motor and sensory neuropathy : Life does have a price, and the rest of us have to pay it
Home ventilation of a child with motor and sensory neuropathy : Central funding and a central resource providing information are needed
Home ventilation of a child with motor and sensory neuropathy : Study aims to set up national database of children receiving ventilatory support
GPs need to be more proactive in providing health care to teenagers
Survival of patients initially resuscitated from out of hospital cardiac arrest : Study did not include patients admitted for intensive care
Author's reply : Survival of patients initially resuscitated from out of hospital cardiac arrest
Data on eligibility for thrombolytic treatment cannot be generalised
Sunscreens, suntans, and skin cancer : Local councils should remove sunbeds from leisure centres
Sunscreens, suntans, and skin cancer : People do not apply enough sunscreen for protection
Sunscreens, suntans, and skin cancer : Knowledge about sunscreens is inadequate
Much effort is spent on treating drug misusers in prison
Community leg ulcer clinics : Data were missing from paper
Community leg ulcer clinics : Early vascular assessment should be carried out
Authors' reply : Community leg ulcer clinics
Reference range for potassium concentration is lower in Barbados than Europe
Misdiagnosing the persistent vegetative state : Persistent vegetative state should not be diagnosed until 12 months from onset of coma
Misdiagnosing the persistent vegetative state : Misdiagnosis certainly occurs
Young female doctors report achieving fewer surgical skills than young male doctors
Advertisement for toremifene : Playing on women's fears is unethical
Manufacturer's reply : Advertisement for toremifene
Community pharmacists are increasingly supervising treatments
Septic arthritis in osteoarthritic hips : Authors' interpretation of radiograph was wrong
Authors' reply : Septic arthritis in osteoarthritic hips
More emergency insulin distribution projects should be set up
Stress in general practice : Stressed doctors should take time to recover before deciding on their future
Stress in general practice : General practitioners must educate patients in the appropriate use of services
American guidelines on managed care are not the answer
Statistics should reflect existence of two Indias
Is it a mortgage? Is it a photocopier? No...
Obsolete jingoism
Bureaucracy gone mad
Consultant vacancies in the NHS--a short term solution?
The Elvis of pharmaceuticals
Care in Chaos
Occupation and Disease
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