Neonatal encephalopathies : Time to reconsider the cause of encephalopathies
Subdural haemorrhages in infants : Almost all are due to abuse but abuse is often not recognised
Regulation of doctors and the Bristol inquiry : Both need to be credible to both the public and doctors
The end of the heparin pump? : Low molecular weight heparin has many advantages over unfractionated heparin
Clinical futures : Are as important to health policy as economic and social futures
HIV vaccine partnerships offer hope to the developing world
Few patients are aware of contents of patient's charter
In brief
Reform of social services on the way
Low levels of brain chemical drives mice to drink
US panel calls for research into effects of Ritalin
France moves towards a GP system
Old remedy proves useful for heart attacks
Pakistan lags behind in reproductive health
Doctor might escape conviction on a technicality
Patients with bone metastases need better care
NHS prepares for greater skill mix
Doctors refuse to operate on 80 year old man
Study recommends early screening for type 2 diabetes
All clear soon for beef on the bone
Antepartum risk factors for newborn encephalopathy : the Western Australian case-control study
Fifty years ago : The new NHS
Intrapartum risk factors for newborn encephalopathy : the Western Australian case-control study
Subdural haemorrhages in infants : population based study
Corrections
Review of the usefulness of contacting other experts when conducting a literature search for systematic reviews
Drug Points : Anaphylaxis induced by gabexate mesylate
Endpiece : Orifices
Community survey of factors associated with consultation for low back pain
A memorable patient : Never fully examined
Science, medicine, and the future : Microbial genome sequencing-beyond the double helix
Statistics Notes : Survival probabilities (the Kaplan-Meier method)
ABC of sexual health : Taking a sexual history
Bristol again
Bristol again : (Very) short service on the Bristol inquiry
Bristol again : The Wisheart affair
Bristol again : Editor's response to Stephen Bolsin
Bristol again : A patient's perspective
Words to the wise : Muscling in
Ethical dilemma : Retrieving semen from a dead patient
Ethical dilemma : Retrieving semen from a dead patient
Ethical dilemma : Retrieving semen from a dead patient
Ethical dilemma : Retrieving semen from a dead patient
Ethical dilemma : Retrieving semen from a dead patient
Effect of adding selegiline to levodopa in early, mild Parkinson's disease : Formal systematic review of data on patients in all relevant trials is required
Effect of adding selegiline to levodopa in early, mild Parkinson's disease : Evidence is insufficient to show that combined treatment increases mortality
Anaesthetists consume 3% of trust expenditure but affect 60% of trust income
Extrapolation of trial results suggests that aspirin is useful in intermittent claudication
Doctors are ethically obliged to advise patients to quit smoking
Preventing headache after lumbar puncture : Most doctors are unaware of features of headache after lumbar puncture
Preventing headache after lumbar puncture : Optimism generally quoted for epidural blood patching is unwarranted
Preventing headache after lumbar puncture : Evidence must come from randomised trials put together systematically
Preventing headache after lumbar puncture : Evidence must come from randomised trials put together systematically
Trial of mammography in women under 50 is ethical
Fraud : Fair and efficient system of investigating alleged misconduct can be devised
Fraud : Pharmaceutical industry follows guidelines on conduct of research
Fraud : In NHS appointments, research output should not be used as yardstick of ability
Fraud : Validating research retrospectively is difficult
Fraud : Some aspects do not fall within remit of bodies examining fraud
Fraud : Fraud at conferences needs to be addressed
Calcium channel blockers : Is the jury still out?"
Secondary prevention in coronary heart disease : Cost effectiveness of treatment must be borne in mind
Secondary prevention in coronary heart disease : Payment for chronic disease management should include coronary heart disease
The Bristol affair : "Dispatches" programme was painstakingly researched and did not attract writ for defamation
The Bristol affair : GMC made grave error in taking the case on
The Bristol affair : Committee of inquiry should include a cardiac surgeon
League tables of in vitro fertilisation clinics misinform patients
Information systems introduced carefully can aid clinicians
We need to develop scoring systems to determine clinical need
Ethical commentaries must be based on sound science
Educational resource pack exists to help staff listen to what concerns children
Several issues need to be considered before all patients are followed up by telephone
Corrections
Charles George Drake
David Ferguson
Stanley Ferguson
Basil Herbert ("Bunny") Goodrich
Thomas Adesanya Ige Grillo
Ursula Hickman
Malik Laki Kassam
Colin Henry Rylands Knowles
Colin William Morley
William Wallace Park
Nigel David Bentley Preston
Karel Styblo
Drug companies face new controls
Treatment of NHS staff varies
Healthy lifestyle will improve bone health
BMA loses challenge to new criteria for consultant status
MASH : An Army Surgeon in Korea
Where's the Evidence? Debates in Modern Medicine
"Butchers and gropers"
BOOKCASE
The Knowledge of Healing
WEBSITE OF THE WEEK
Fatal episodes in medical history
Lord Reith and I
Minerva