Artificial corneas : Risks of complications are high now, but better materials are on the way
The World Bank : Friend or foe to the poor?
NICE : a panacea for the NHS?
The evidence for [small beta, Greek] blockers in heart failure : Equals or surpasses that for angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors
The physical consequences of depressive illness : Include coronary artery disease and reduced bone mineral density
Reflux "increases risk of adenocarcinoma of oesophagus"
Statins being prescribed for those "least in need"
In brief
US women asked to pay for epidurals in advance
"Thrifty gene" identified in Manitoba Indians
Deaths from nvCJD rise sharply
FDA proposes measuring antibiotics in feed
American trade union aims to recruit more doctors
Japan tackles dioxin levels
All GPs to be required to have defence cover
GPs face escalating litigation
Drug trial investigators asked to declare financial interests
Upper age limit should be raised for cancer screening
UK juniors to be surveyed over action on pay
Government sets out vision for clinical governance
Germany : doctors' training to change
New curriculum at the Charite/Virchow medical school in Berlin
Eradication of Helicobacter pylori in functional dyspepsia : randomised double blind placebo controlled trial with 12 months' follow up
Systematic review of day hospital care for elderly people
Paralytic poliomyelitis associated with live oral poliomyelitis vaccine in child with HIV infection in Zimbabwe : case report
Postcodes as useful markers of social class : population based study in 26 000 British households
Postcodes as useful markers of social class : population based study in 26 000 British households
Drug Points : Transient hemiparesis with topiramate
Lifetime prevalence, characteristics, and associated problems of non-consensual sex in men : cross sectional survey
Towards primary care groups : Joining up care in London-establishing the North Southwark Primary Care Group
Science, medicine, and the future : Antivascular therapy
Lesson of the week : Turner's syndrome mosaicism in patients with a normal blood lymphocyte karyotype
Corrections
ABC of labour care : Assessment of mother and fetus in labour
One hundred years ago : The dawn of medical science in Russia
Changing perceptions in osteoporosis
Changing perceptions in osteoporosis : Commentary
The World Bank and world health : Changing sides
Control of house dust mite in managing asthma : Effectiveness of measures depends on stage of asthma
Control of house dust mite in managing asthma : Peak expiratory flow rates in populations are not valid measure of asthma
Control of house dust mite in managing asthma : Conclusions of meta-analysis are wrong
Control of house dust mite in managing asthma : Power dressing is important in meta-analysis
Control of house dust mite in managing asthma : Power dressing is important in meta-analysis
More thoughts prompted by the Bristol case : Damned if you do and damned if you don't?
More thoughts prompted by the Bristol case : Doctors must accept inevitable consequences of ageing
Fear of hypercapnia is leading to inadequate oxygen treatment
Having practice pharmacists is not only way of reducing prescribing costs
Thalassaemia among Asians in Britain : Thalassaemia Society is working to improve awareness
Thalassaemia among Asians in Britain : Thalassaemia Society is working to improve awareness
Costs incurred by one severely ill Jehovah's Witness could run one unit in Africa for one year
How do two meta-analyses of similar data reach opposite conclusions?
Management of drug budgets : Neurologists do not have confidence in Glasgow's method of managing drugs budget
Management of drug budgets : Local and national coordination are needed
Patients who are eligible but not randomised should be included as additional comparative arm in study
Patients' understanding of randomised controlled trials depends on their education
Review on bladder cancer : New rather than old TNM staging system should have been used
Review on bladder cancer : New rather than old TNM staging system should have been used
Use of health services by children : Study does not rule out effect of social class
Use of health services by children : Motivation for consultations may explain differential referral patterns
Use of health services by children : Different data collection methods can lead to different findings
Use of health services by children : Objective measures of health status are essential
Use of health services by children : Hospital care is not necessarily superior to primary care
Use of health services by children : Hospital care is not necessarily superior to primary care
Robert Harvard Davis
Noel James Pratt
John Fraser Percy Quinton
Richard John William Rees
LMCs should be recognised in Health Bill
GPC concludes negotiations on [pound sign]60m fund
More doctors want to work flexibly
Police forces offer contract to private company
Medicine in the English Middle Ages
Dementia Reconsidered : the Person Comes First
The Cochrane Library 1998 Issue 4
Clinical Governance : Making it Happen
Screening stories
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