Counting the dead in China
Safer non-cardiac surgery for patients with coronary artery disease
Body mass index standards for children
Prophylactic mastectomy
The "professional cleansing" of nurses
Decline in altruism threatens blood supplies
Smoking rises sharply among US university students
In brief
GMC sets up steering group on revalidation
Spanish doctors criticised for high tech births
Few cancer patients benefit from palliative chemotherapy
"Let them drink milk," says UN
Dental council aims to cut anaesthetic rate
Medical students face uncertain future
US spends more than [pound sign]16bn on alternative remedies
Epidemics predicted for hurricane zone
Delay in plasma replacement
Doctors demand centres for injury prevention
King's Fund calls for support for carers
Abortion row erupts again
Emerging tobacco hazards in China
Emerging tobacco hazards in China
Career pathways and destinations 18 years on among doctors who qualified in the United Kingdom in 1977
Endpiece
Career destinations seven years on among doctors who qualified in the United Kingdom in 1988
Reducing maternal mortality
Endpiece
Acute bronchitis and clinical outcome three years later
Sex differences in the use of asthma drugs
A memorable patient
Recent advances
Endpiece
Lesson of the week
Refugees and primary care
Theories in health care and research
A book that changed me
Magnetic resonance imaging may be alternative to necropsy
Depression as a risk factor for ischaemic heart disease in men
Depression as a risk factor for ischaemic heart disease in men
Depression as a risk factor for ischaemic heart disease in men
Effectiveness of treatments for infantile colic
Effectiveness of treatments for infantile colic
Effectiveness of treatments for infantile colic
Effectiveness of treatments for infantile colic
Embryonic abnormalities at medical termination of pregnancy
Embryonic abnormalities at medical termination of pregnancy
Detection of changes in mortality after heart surgery
Detection of changes in mortality after heart surgery
Son's reaction to his circumcision was predictable
Professional and practice development plans for primary care teams
Professional and practice development plans for primary care teams
Professional and practice development plans for primary care teams
Professional and practice development plans for primary care teams
Professional and practice development plans for primary care teams
Reducing radon levels
Reducing radon levels
Mentioning smoking as a cause of death on death certificates
Mentioning smoking as a cause of death on death certificates
Royal Medical Benevolent Fund reminds readers of its Christmas appeal
Correction
Alan Usher
David Walter Hugh Barnes
Henry Herbert Evans Batten
Thomas Roy Farrimond
John Ferrington
Donald Kellock
John Stewart Kennedy
Thomas William Aitken McKay
Basil Elystan Miles
Amiya Pada Mukherjee
Arpan Mukherjee
Extra GPs needed for primary care gap
Government amends review body's remit
GMC to consult on guidance for medical managers
NHS 1999 cash allocations
Prevention of Micronutrient Deficiencies
What to do in a general practice emergency
An Evidence-Based Resource for Pain
Mirror image
Science, sense, and substance
WEBSITE OF THE WEEK
Some NHS care is unacceptable
The people vote; the doctor calls
Minerva