Optimising the investigation of meningococcal disease : Early treatment with benzylpenicillin is important and doesn't jeopardise diagnosis
Climate change-thinking widely, working locally, acting personally : Health workers have a crucial role
Peer review : reform or revolution? Time to open up the black box of peer review
Diagnostics in developing countries : Time for an essential diagnostics programme
Determining prognosis after acute myocardial infarction in the thrombolytic era : Non-invasive investigations still have a place
US president announces own tobacco deal
French plan to bail out social security system
In brief
Transatlantic collaboration on ethnic minority health announced
Computers beat doctors in interpreting ECGs
US journal attacks unethical HIV trials
Progesterone's role in cardiac protection revealed
Thirty NHS trusts to merge
Blinding reviewers to authors' identity does not improve quality
Citing of research shows national bias
Gender bias exists in research
Mortality associated with HIV-1 infection over five years in a rural Ugandan population : cohort study
Any questions : Physical activity is best for back pain
HIV antibody assay that gave false negative results : multicentre collaborative study
Epidemiology and clinical management of meningococcal disease in west Gloucestershire : retrospective, population based study
Audit of prenatal diagnosis for haemoglobin disorders in the United Kingdom : the first 20 years
Audit of process of antenatal screening for sickle cell disorders at a north London hospital
Drug points : Intranasal chlorhexidine resulting in anaphylactic circulatory arrest
Effects on birth weight and perinatal mortality of maternal dietary supplements in rural Gambia : 5 year randomised controlled trial
Evaluation of computer support for prescribing (CAPSULE) using simulated cases
Netlines
Social phobia : epidemiology, recognition, and treatment
A patient who changed my practice : The importance of touch
ABC of palliative care : Principles of palliative care and pain control
Global climate change : the potential effects on health
Hyperglycaemia after acute stroke : Other models find that hyperglycaemia is not independent predictor
Hyperglycaemia after acute stroke : May occur as result of neuroendocrine response
Hyperglycaemia after acute stroke : Participants required for trial of treatment with glucose and insulin
Hyperglycaemia after acute stroke : Authors' reply
More money is needed to care for patients with cancer
Cancer self help groups are underused
Case-control study of sudden infant death syndrome in Scotland : Income level or bed sharing would confound any effect of previous use of mattress
Case-control study of sudden infant death syndrome in Scotland : Multiple statistical comparisons used are confusing
Case-control study of sudden infant death syndrome in Scotland : Risk of bed sharing was not sufficiently examined
Case-control study of sudden infant death syndrome in Scotland : Authors' reply
Giving thyroid hormones to clinically hypothyroid but biochemically euthyroid patients : Supporting authors' views would be unwise
Giving thyroid hormones to clinically hypothyroid but biochemically euthyroid patients : Distinguishing hypothyroid symptoms from common non-specific complaints is difficult
Giving thyroid hormones to clinically hypothyroid but biochemically euthyroid patients : Long term treatment is being used
Diagnosing pulmonary embolism
Pneumococcal vaccine campaign based in general practice : Further prospective randomised controlled trial is necessary
Pneumococcal vaccine campaign based in general practice : Expert advice is unclear
Pneumococcal vaccine campaign based in general practice : Datasheet for vaccine contradicts authors' recommendations
Pneumococcal vaccine campaign based in general practice : Authors' reply
Pneumococcal vaccine campaign based in general practice : Small audit showed that only 14% of patients were offered pneumococcal vaccine
Managing eye conditions in general practice
Medical managers : Doctors need training in management skills
Medical managers : BMA is also working to develop role of clinicians in management
Correction : Impact of postmenopausal hormone therapy on cardiovascular events and cancer
John Cormie
Andrew James Pascoe Crowden
David John Davies
Brian Dennison
Harold Patrick ("Harry") Ferreira
Catherine Ann Flynn (nee Warrick)
Colm Galvin
Maxwell Grant Gibb
Alec Jack
John Legge Stafford
John Coulthurst Ward
David John Warren
Scottish doctors' input to NHS white paper
GMSC will continue to represent all GPs
BMA's ethics committee elects new chairman
Labour wants low pay rise for doctors
This month's new journals
The wrong job at the wrong time
Ban the bottle
Clinical Applications of the Interferons
Culture of Fear : Risk Taking and the Morality of Low Expectation
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