When are the seeds of postoperative pressure sores sown? : Often during surgery
The effects of weapons and the Solferino cycle : Where disciplines meet to prevent or limit the damage caused by weapons
Time to register randomised trials : The case is now unanswerable
Improving access needs a whole systems approach : And will be important in averting crises in the millennium winter
Junior doctors: the moment of decision : Think hard and be bold
US government to sue tobacco companies
UK juniors demand more talks on pay offer
In brief
Peace process leads to cooperation on health
A sixth of new cases of HIV are drug resistant strains
Professor accused of threatening staff
Ovarian transplant raises hope for women facing cancer treatment
Mental health services are failing children and adolescents
Dutch doctors call for all pregnant women to be screened for Down's
CDC study quantifies foodborne illnesses
New York outbreak of E coli poisoning affects 1000 and kills two
Scottish GPs could save £26m by changes in prescribing
Missouri passes antiabortion law
Cancer doctors told to become lobbyists
Randomised, double blind placebo controlled trial of pentoxifylline in the treatment of venous leg ulcers
Nutritional status and mortality of refugee and resident children in a non-camp setting during conflict: follow up study in Guinea-Bissau
Prospective, randomised, double blind trial of prophylaxis with single dose of co-amoxiclav before percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy
Injection with methylprednisolone proximal to the carpal tunnel: randomised double blind trial
Seasonality of birth in children with diabetes in Europe: multicentre cohort study
Testicular neoplasia in cryptorchid boys at primary surgery: case series
An inspirational teacher
Pre-existing risk factor profiles in users and non-users of hormone replacement therapy: prospective cohort study in Gothenburg, Sweden
Fortnightly review : Controversial aspects of thyroid disease
Lesson of the week : Child sexual abuse enquiries and unrecognised vulval lichen sclerosus et atrophicus
ABC of complementary medicine : Complementary medicine in conventional practice
The law on managing patients who deliberately harm themselves and refuse treatment
The medical service increment for teaching (SIFT): a £400m anachronism for the English NHS?
The hospital of the future : Hospital provision, activity, and productivity in England since the 1980s
Economics notes : Discounting
Managing patients with deliberate self harm who refuse treatment in accident and emergency departments : Advice and procedure require correction
Managing patients with deliberate self harm who refuse treatment in accident and emergency departments : No case law supports sectioning under the Mental Health Act in these circumstances
Managing patients with deliberate self harm who refuse treatment in accident and emergency departments : Mental health professionals would be wary of detaining someone simply to impose treatment for overdose
Managing patients with deliberate self harm who refuse treatment in accident and emergency departments : Mental health professionals would be wary of detaining someone simply to impose treatment for overdose
Relation between hostility and coronary heart disease : Evidence does not support link
Relation between hostility and coronary heart disease : Evidence does not support link
Benzodiazepine use in pregnancy and major malformations or oral clefts : Induced abortions should be included
Benzodiazepine use in pregnancy and major malformations or oral clefts : Pooled results are sensitive to zero transformation used
Benzodiazepine use in pregnancy and major malformations or oral clefts : Quality of primary studies must influence inferences made from meta-analyses
Vascular anomalies must be properly classified
Choosing the right antibiotic : Right drug at right time in right dose saves lives
Choosing the right antibiotic : Antibiotic choice may affect risk of Clostridium difficile infection
Work of mental health review tribunals is increasing faster than detentions
Prophylaxis against early anaphylactic reactions to snake antivenom : Stopping trials early may result in insufficient evidence being accrued
Prophylaxis against early anaphylactic reactions to snake antivenom : Stopping trials early may result in insufficient evidence being accrued
Naturalistic treatment study of depression in general practice : Clinical management is important in treatment of depression
Naturalistic treatment study of depression in general practice : Antidepressants are overrated
Naturalistic treatment study of depression in general practice : Antidepressants are overrated
UK's diagnostic criteria for diabetes are different from US's
Money to modernise adult mental health services is insufficient
John David Baum
Queenie Muriel Francis Adams
Sinnadorai Bala
Ian Hamilton Barclay
Samuel Lovell Davidson
Kenneth Hollinrake
Peter Anthony Layard Horsfall
Henry Lach
William Tennant McClatchey
John Charlton Moor
Working lives of doctors must be improved
Public health must not be sidelined
NI GPs must have primary role in decision making
BMA amends guidance on abortion
The Baltimore Case: A Trial of Politics, Science, and Character
Corrections and clarifications
Intensive Care Medicine
Breast Cancer
The problem with medical advice columns
Complementary medicine
The machismo of medicine
Do you believe in God?
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