Passive smoking : history repeats itself
High cost, low volume care : the case of haemophilia
Formula fever : allocating resources in the NHS
Ethics and international research : Research standards are the same throughout the world; medical care is not
Hastening slowly : Mr Dobson plays a waiting game
Two surgeons are accused of ignoring high death rates
Cancer charity takes stand against tobacco industry
In brief
US flight attendants win settlement over passive smoking
Report calls for shake up for public health
Hormone replacement therapy increases risk of breast cancer
Hong Kong issues guidelines to prevent further medical blunders
Conflict over South African attempts to cut drug costs
AMA moves to tackle medical errors
Government injects cash to reduce winter crisis in NHS
Surgical training for overseas doctors to end
Patient's charter will emphasise patients' responsibilities
The prion hypothesis is finally accepted by the establishment
Environmental tobacco smoke exposure and ischaemic heart disease : an evaluation of the evidence
The accumulated evidence on lung cancer and environmental tobacco smoke
A memorable patient : The father of the chapel
Prevalence of carcinoma in situ of the testis in 207 oligozoospermic men from infertile couples : prospective study of testicular biopsies
Comparison of two assays for measuring plasma concentrations of paracetamol
Comparison of case fatality in smokers and non-smokers after acute cardiac event
A memorable patient : Learning how to do it
Sociodemographic and morbidity indicators of need in relation to the use of community health services : observational study
A memorable patient : Sometimes a detailed examination is warranted
Science, medicine, and the future : Obesity treatment
Lesson of the week : Subjective change in ejaculate as symptom of infection with Schistosoma haematobium in travellers
ABC of palliative care : Mouth care, skin care, and lymphoedema
As the health divide widens in Sweden and Britain, what's happening to access to care?
Personal paper : The conflict in transferring a cystic fibrosis specialist service between two hospitals in Manchester
Correction : Should we screen for gestational diabetes? The case for screening for gestational diabetes
Endpiece : Long term influence of diet in pregnancy
Trends in asthma mortality : Data on seasonality of deaths due to asthma were omitted from paper but editorial's author did not know
Trends in asthma mortality : Asthma mortality in United States has risen but is similar to that in England and Wales
Trends in asthma mortality : Death certification in asthma is inaccurate
Trends in asthma mortality : Short term fluctuations may obscure more meaningful, longer term, changes
Trends in asthma mortality : Asthma mortality is falling in most age groups in Scotland
Trend in occurrence of asthma among children and young adults : Reporting of common respiratory and atopic symptoms has increased
Trend in occurrence of asthma among children and young adults : Labelling of cough alone as asthma may partially explain increase
Helicobacter gastroduodenitis : Routine treatment will lead to extra workload
Helicobacter gastroduodenitis : Routine treatment will lead to extra workload
Adding heat probe treatment to adrenaline injection for spurting haemorrhage of peptic ulcers : Injection of adrenaline and human thrombin is best option
Adding heat probe treatment to adrenaline injection for spurting haemorrhage of peptic ulcers : Injection of adrenaline and human thrombin is best option
"Clearing house" is needed to match available junior doctors to unfilled SHO posts
Debate over mentally ill patient's caesarean section was too emotional
Insulin dependent diabetes is probably due to environmental effect during childhood
Palliative drugs are not for shortening life
Frequent consumption of red meat is not risk factor for cancer
Incidence of early syphilis acquired in former Soviet Union is increasing
Stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation : Suggested range of international normalised ratio may lead to overanticoagulation
Stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation : Suggested range of international normalised ratio may lead to overanticoagulation
Elimination of firearms : All guns should be banned from homes
Elimination of firearms : Author gave underestimate of deaths due to firearms
Medical advice is available for ships at sea
Defence of cardiologist in misconduct case : Union defence should not always apply
Defence of cardiologist in misconduct case : Members of Medical Defence Union are entitled to help with defamation cases
Delayed diagnosis for breast disease is mostly due to patients
Words matter
Correction : The future of healthcare systems
Pat Aikman
Karl Wolfgang Aron
Margaret Doreen Baber
William Geoffrey Maxwell ("Geoff") Bell
David Steel Chapman
John Patrick "Jack" Crummie
John Brian Davey Evans
Anna Marie Flynn
Harold ("Harry") Lawrence Gardner
Thomas Cecil Millar
Stewart Sinclair Fowler Munro
Consultants plan survey of hospital crisis
Private medical insurance grows
Senior doctors consider early retirement
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