Antenatal HIV testing : Has been done badly in Britain and needs to improve
Reducing road traffic : Would improve quality of life as well as preventing injury
Is clinical effectiveness a management issue? : Yes, doctors and managers need each other to implement evidence based practice
Steroids and depression : Glucocorticoid steroids affect behaviour and mood
Continuing medical education : Needs to be more effective, accountable, and responsive to all stakeholders in health
US scientists extend the life of human cells
In brief
Air pollution hastens deaths of up to 24 000 in UK
Israel's medical complaints system updated
Fernando Antezana drops out of WHO leadership race
Structure of avian flu virus confirmed
Heavy smoking may cause irreversible damage to arteries
Dutch doctor refuses to treat smokers
Flooding in Somalia takes heavy toll
US journal embroiled in another conflict of interest scandal
Local groups will commission health services in Wales
A crusader with a sense of humour
Epidemiology and detection of HIV-1 among pregnant women in the United Kingdom : results from national surveillance 1988-96
Factors affecting uptake of antenatal HIV testing in London : results of a multicentre study
Uptake and acceptability of antenatal HIV testing : randomised controlled trial of different methods of offering the test
Endpiece : Hypothesis and fact
Review of uptake of interventions to reduce mother to child transmission of HIV by women aware of their HIV status
Antenatal HIV testing : current problems, future solutions. Survey of uptake in one London hospital
Late diagnosis of paediatric HIV infection in south west London
Does uptake of antenatal HIV testing depend on the individual midwife? Cross sectional study
Questionnaire survey of thrombolytic treatment in accident and emergency departments in the United Kingdom
Prospective comparative study of culture speciments and methods in diagnosing influenza in adults
Recognising meningococcal disease in primary care : qualitative study of how general practitioners process clinical and contextual information
Fifty years ago : The new NHS
Recent advances : Treatment of myocardial infarction
Understanding controlled trials : What are pragmatic trials?
One hundred years ago : Pasteur's first patient
ABC of palliative care : Non-malignant conditions
From exceptionalism to normalisation : a reappraisal of attitudes and practice around HIV testing
HIV testing and HIV prevention in Sweden
Commentary : Promoting testing is no substitute for recognising risk
The New NHS : commentaries on the white paper
Counting and accounting in the new NHS
Clinical governance : fine words or action?
Will improved clinical information help realise the new NHS?
Guidelines and quality of clinical services in the new NHS
From health care to health
Continuing medical education : Changes in health care and continuing medical education for the 21st century
Correction : Competition
A memorable patient : The senior citizen
Future of vascular services : Concessions on all sides are needed
Future of vascular services : Care of patients goes beyond surgery
Future of vascular services : Doctors should inform the public about choices
Future of vascular services : The hub and spoke arrangement has failed us
Future of vascular services : A strategy is needed
Future of vascular services : A strategy is needed
Agencies need to work together on general practitioner staffing
Antenatal screening for HIV would have considerable resource implications
Candidate for WHO post explains his view further
Drug treatment of depression : Citalopram in overdose may result in serious morbidity and death
Drug treatment of depression : Continuing antidepressants indefinitely after first episode of depression risks devaluing them
Long term alpha tocopherol may yet prolong life
Abdominal obesity and disease are linked to social position
Managing established coronary heart disease : Coronary heart disease should be recognised as chronic progressive condition
Managing established coronary heart disease : Practice teams need support in organising pharmacological and lifestyle interventions
Registration exists for counsellors and psychotherapists
Why the BMJ needs data on doctors : Doctors should be able to have full information on details being rented
Why the BMJ needs data on doctors : BMA must sometimes make uncommercial decisions
Clinical benefit must not be confused with cost benefit
Several assays show hepatitis B positivity soon after vaccination
Meta-analysis and the meta-epidemiology of clinical research : Registration of trials should be required by editors and registering agencies
Meta-analysis and the meta-epidemiology of clinical research : Comments on paper by author of editorial were unwarranted
Research ethics committees must ensure registration of research and accessibility of results
Misuse of illicit drugs : Authors overestimated number of teenagers dying from misusing volatile substances
Misuse of illicit drugs : Authors overestimated number of teenagers dying from misusing volatile substances
Test accuracy is example of redundant information
George Philip Arden
Michael Philip Coplans
Margaret Davenport
Archibald Campbell Holms
Ronald George Lawler
Hugh Mannington
Robert Samuel ("Bob") Nixon
Desmond Oswald Oliver
Charles Andrew Pearson
Bernard Sandler
William Shepherd
Katherine ("Kay") Smith (nee Vajdova)
Scottish GPs call for more BMA resources
Smoking decline in England reversed
GMSC will discuss prescription fraud
Disappearing Willies
Why we chose a medical career
Letter to a daughter : On the imminent death of a child
Cancer's killing fields
New Themes in Palliative Care; Making Palliative Care Better
Intelligence, Heredity, and Environment
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