“Chest pain—please admit”: is there an alternative? : A rapid cardiological assessment service may prevent unnecessary admissions
Vaccines and medicines for the world's poorest : Public-private partnerships seem to be essential
Managing status epilepticus : New drug offers real advantages
Practitioners of evidence based care : Not all clinicians need to appraise evidence from scratch but all need some skills
Systems for emergency care : Integrating the components is the challenge
Notice of duplicate publication: Pituitary surgery for acromegaly
Tobacco companies in US to pay smoker $22m (£13.8m)
GMC ruling upheld despite records obtained “without consent”
Scientists build a peptide to stop toxic shock syndrome
Wales launches health promotion strategy
In brief
Unsupervised nurses may soon give anaesthetics in United States
Tuberculosis is spreading in central and eastern Europe
Managers accuse ministers of spin over money for NHS
Research needed into effects of IVF
Blair must raise taxes to eradicate child poverty, academics say
Health minister announces initiatives on men's health
Ireland faces shortage of doctors
Services for disabled people are “unacceptably poor”
Altering a gene in mice prevents obesity
Systematic review of comparative efficacy and tolerability of calcipotriol in treating chronic plaque psoriasis
Association between postnatal catch-up growth and obesity in childhood: prospective cohort study
Factors underlying the effect of organisational downsizing on health of employees: longitudinal cohort study
Use of consensus development to establish national research priorities in critical care
Ethnicity and prescription of analgesia in an accident and emergency department: cross sectional study
An unexpected present
Association between illegal drugs and weapon carrying in young people in Scotland: schools' survey
ABC of arterial and venous disease: Acute limb ischaemia
Immediate and long term effects of weight reduction in obese people with asthma: randomised controlled study
Systematic reviews and meta-analyses on treatment of asthma: critical evaluation
Measuring brain natriuretic peptide in suspected left ventricular systolic dysfunction in general practice: cross-sectional study
Fortuitous—ambiguously inappropriate to describe maternal death?
Pharmacogenetics
Cheque your spelling
Secondary prevention of transient ischaemic attack and stroke
Role of external evidence in monitoring clinical trials: experience from a perinatal trial
Developing learning organisations in the new NHS
Analgesic effects of sweet solutions and pacifiers in term neonates : Suckling at the breast is better than sweet solutions and pacifiers
Analgesic effects of sweet solutions and pacifiers in term neonates : Use of pacifier may modify responses measured on rating scale
Analgesic effects of sweet solutions and pacifiers in term neonates : Surely evidence is not needed to justify cuddling babies in pain
Analgesic effects of sweet solutions and pacifiers in term neonates : Measures of pain must be validated in young children
Analgesic effects of sweet solutions and pacifiers in term neonates : Trial of drug treatment to alleviate pain in neonatal intubation is needed
Analgesic effects of sweet solutions and pacifiers in term neonates : Authors' reply
Diagnose and be damned : Corroboration is important when children's illnesses are diagnosed
Diagnose and be damned : Doctors must remember their rights and obligations to infants and children
Diagnose and be damned : Inquiry should be held into doctors involved in child abuse investigations
Diagnose and be damned : Management of CFS in children is not contentious
“Correcting”bmj.com : What happened to the false allegation in bmj.com?
“Correcting”bmj.com : Editor's reply
How much to do at the accident scene? : Paramedic agrees with most of comments about prehospital care
How much to do at the accident scene? : Anaesthetists are best people to provide prehospital airway management
How much to do at the accident scene? : Prehospital interventions prolong prehospital time
Predicted impact of intravenous thrombolysis : Patients who died or recovered fully should have been included in analysis
Predicted impact of intravenous thrombolysis : Another trial is needed
Predicted impact of intravenous thrombolysis : Author's reply
Intention to treat analysis is related to methodological quality
Using anticoagulation or aspirin to prevent stroke : Research was methodologically flawed
Using anticoagulation or aspirin to prevent stroke : Study does not have the power to show that aspirin is as good as anticoagulation
Using anticoagulation or aspirin to prevent stroke : Anticoagulation has a major role in primary prevention of stroke in general practice
Using anticoagulation or aspirin to prevent stroke : Results of the study cannot be generalised to the general practice population
Using anticoagulation or aspirin to prevent stroke : Patients should be assessed for risk factors before deciding on prophylaxis
Using anticoagulation or aspirin to prevent stroke : Aspirin is the logical choice for non-rheumatic atrial fibrillation
Using anticoagulation or aspirin to prevent stroke : Authors' reply
Evidence of a CJD epidemic may still be missed
Stages of change model for smoking prevention and cessation in schools
Alison Jane Graham Bell
Antony Robert Phillips Ellis
Enid Josephine Fair
Robert Charles Hunt
Ernst Jacoby
David Kendall
Eric Clare (“Ric”) Raybould
Denis George Blackwood Richards
Matthew Herbert Patrick Sayers
Ruth Janet Smith
David Spencer
Andrew Felix Verney
Talks continue on intensity payments for consultants
Revalidation will require a cultural change
GPs issued with new sickness certification guidelines
Students want random alcohol and drug testing of doctors
The Evolution of Hypnotism
Video Casebook: Medicine—The Toy Boy and The Burgundy Car
Clouding the AIDS issue
Men's health
Medical tourism can do harm
I saw Satan fall like lightning
Reviews : Minerva