MMR vaccination and autism 1998 : Deja vu-pertussis and brain damage 1974?
Hydroxychloroquine retinopathy : is screening necessary?
Blood transfusion risk : protecting against the unknown
Patient data, confidentiality, and electronics : Identifiable data should no longer be freely available within the NHS
Immunosuppressive drugs after lung transplantation : New agents may improve long term survival
Continuing medical education : where next?
Poverty in rural areas : Is more hidden but no less real than in urban areas
Unpalatable results force cleft surgeons to rethink
Acne drug is linked to severe depression
In brief
Link with bowel disease fuels controversy over vaccine
Cholesterol screening is not worth while
Two arrested in US for selling organs for transplantation
Israel's patent law criticised
UK blood products are banned
Police surgeon service needs modernising
Researchers create designer antibody
Bans on smoking in public become more commonplace
Ultrasound treatment for treating the carpal tunnel syndrome : randomised "sham" controlled trial
Variations in population health status : results from a United Kingdom national questionnaire survey
Use of calcium channel blockers and risk of suicide : ecological findings confirmed in population based cohort study
QT and QTc dispersion are accurate predictors of cardiac death in newly diagnosed non-insulin dependent diabetes : cohort study
How often does surgery for peptic ulceration eradicate Helicobacter pylori? Systematic review of 36 studies
Correction : Birth weight and cognitive function in young adult life
Correction : Childhood energy intake and adult mortality from cancer
Controversies in primary care : Setting prescribing budgets in general practice
Capitation based prescribing budgets will not work
Effective prescribing at practice level should be identified and rewarded
New medical words : Motherese
Science, medicine, and the future : New techniques in laser therapy
ABC of allergies : Pathogenic mechanisms
Personal paper : New drug treatment for Alzheimer's disease
Should measles be eradicated?
The new genetics : Implications for clinical services in Britain and the United States
Continuing medical education : Interprofessional working and continuing medical education
Lessons from children : Wiser beyond their years
Three quarters of delegates drove to conference on impact of environment on health
Audit of child protection procedures in an A&E department : Notes of all previous attendances in Sheffield can be checked
Audit of child protection procedures in an A&E department : General practitioners need training in child protection
Audit of children protection procedures in an A&E department : Checks on children in Southend have to be via a social worker
Testing of PRODIGY continues
Survey of French prison found that injecting drug use and tattooing occurred
Children with enuresis : Nowadays, a strong suspicion of sexual abuse would prompt full investigation
Children with enuresis : Most cases of primary nocturnal enuresis are caused by isolated developmental immaturity
Maybe general surgery no longer exists as a specialty
Is histological examination of tissue removed by GPs always necessary? : Even specialists get the clinical diagnosis wrong
Is histological examination of tissue removed by GPs always necessary? : Clinically important skin lesions would have been missed with a selective histological approach
Is histological examination of tissue removed by GPs always necessary? : Over 10 days two important lesions were sent to histopathologists in Sheffield
Is histological examination of tissue removed by GPs always necessary? : Over 10 days two important lesions were sent to histopathologists in Sheffield
Is histological examination of tissue removed by GPs always necessary? : More skin carcinomas might be detected with routine histological examination
Responsibility for decision to give transfusion remains with doctor, not patient
Incidence of epilepsy is now higher in elderly people than children
Community institutional care for frail elderly people : "Unitary care" homes might be the answer
Community institutional care for frail elderly people : A multidisciplinary, multiagency approach should be the rule
Rapid tranquillisation protocol had been published
Article about Mental Health Act was misleading
Self help groups and professionally conducted group interventions are different
Robert David Alexander ("Sandy") Coxon
William Erik Norman Cummings
Nigel John Hunter
James MacMaster Macfie
Frank McDowell
James Barr McWhinnie
David Rice
John Cornelius Blair Serjeant
Joseph Taylor
Maurice Lionel Walt
Robert James Alan Webb
John Frederick ("Jock") Wilkinson
BMA will seek GMC advice over BUPA scheme
Timetable set out for The New NHS
Government should take action over sanctions
Parliament has new group on primary care
Problem kids
Who cares
An unusual occurrence : "I can't turn my car to the left"
Life in the Balance : Emergency Medicine and the Quest for Survival
The Audit Society : Rituals of Verification
Selection
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