Managing patients with lung cancer : New guidelines should improve standards of care
Learning from differences within the NHS : Clinical indicators should be used to learn, not to judge
Epidural anaesthesia and analgesia : better outcome after major surgery? Growing evidence suggests so
Hereditary haemochromatosis : to screen or not
Study gives reassurance on safety of xenotransplantation
Hypothyroidism in pregnancy affects babies' intelligence
In brief
Canadian doctors' threatened walk out averted
Junior doctors step up campaign over pay
FDA bans blood donation by people who have lived in UK
Hepatitis C infects almost 2% of US population
Report calls for elimination of tuberculosis in the US by 2010
Corrections
Overuse of animal antibiotics threatens human health
German doctors are unhappy about drugs budget
Guidelines ignored on resuscitation decisions
Familial clustering of Helicobacter pylori infection : population based study
Familial clustering of Helicobacter pylori infection : population based study
Endpiece : Training
Intercalated degrees, learning styles, and career preferences : prospective longitudinal study of UK medical students
Correction
Responses from pharmaceutical companies to doctors' requests for more drug information in Pakistan : postal survey
Severe periconceptional life events and the sex ratio in offspring : follow up study based on five national registers
Drug points : Fatal erythroderma associated with pentostatin
Heartburn treatment in primary care : randomised, double blind study for 8 weeks
Doctor-patient relationships in primary care : Doctor, help! My child has cancer
A memorable patient : The accordionist
Recent advances : Anaesthesia
Lesson of the week : Spontaneous rupture of Achilles tendon
Randomised controlled trials in psychiatry : important but poorly accepted
Randomised controlled trials in cardiovascular medicine : past achievements, future challenges
Contribution of randomised controlled trials to understanding and management of early breast cancer
Email submissions from outside the United Kingdom
A change in scientific approach : from alternation to randomised allocation in clinical trials in the 1940s
A phrase which should inform my practice : A positive response from the GP
Trust wants help in formulating system to recognise performance of salaried GPs
Preventing injuries in children : Elements of trial's design and analysis might have biased results
Preventing injuries in children : Elements of trial's design and analysis might have biased results
Sexual health of homosexual men and women : Universal vaccination against hepatitis A cannot be firmly recommended for homosexual men
Sexual health of homosexual men and women : Universal vaccination against hepatitis A cannot be firmly recommended for homosexual men
The end of the heparin pump? Dosage regimens for low molecular weight heparins differ
The end of the heparin pump? Epidural haematoma may occur after epidural and spinal regional anaesthesia
The end of the heparin pump? Low molecular weight heparins have practical advantages, but clinical advantages are small
The end of the heparin pump? Low molecular weight heparins have practical advantages, but clinical advantages are small : Author's reply
Number of cases operated on is important in volume-outcome debate for colorectal cancer
Role of antioxidant vitamins in prevention of cardiovascular diseases : Meta-analysis seems to exclude benefit of vitamin C supplementation
Role of antioxidant vitamins in prevention of cardiovascular diseases : Meta-analysis seems to exclude benefit of vitamin C supplementation
CRASH trial is based on problematic meta-analysis
Response to requests for genetic testing is not based on age alone
Genealogy certainly matters for multifactorial genetic disease
Researchers got it right in estimating numbers of doctors lost from NHS
Bilateral cataract extraction can be safely done within 48 hours
Pleasing both authors and readers : From ELPS to hypER papers
Pleasing both authors and readers : Summary of electronic responses
Pleasing both authors and readers : Summary of electronic responses
Structuring the discussion of scientific papers : Results of single studies must be assessed in context of relevant systematic reviews
Structuring the discussion of scientific papers : Wouldn't structured discussions be taking things too far?
Structuring the discussion of scientific papers : Randomised controlled trial of structured discussions is needed
Effect of screening on cervical cancer mortality in England and Wales : Interactive effects and causation must be considered
Effect of screening on cervical cancer mortality in England and Wales : Interactive effects and causation must be considered
Having advanced resuscitation facilities at end of marathons does not guarantee survival
Henry Hasted Dale Anderson
Geoffrey Robert France Burrow
William Robert ("Wilbert") Dickie
Aaron Gilbert
Paul Stringer
Kennedy, Stuart Charles
The Time of Our Lives
Surgical Emergencies
WEBSITE OF THE WEEK
BOOKCASE
Self regulation at work : a case study
Luvvies' guide
Minerva