Postoperative starvation after gastrointestinal surgery : Early feeding is beneficial
Equity versus efficiency: a dilemma for the NHS : If the NHS is serious about equity it must offer guidance when principles conflict
Screening for prostate cancer in the UK : Seems to be creeping in by the back door
Qualitative research in systematic reviews : Has established a place for itself
Forthcoming theme issues and how we chose them : The web allows readers to participate in the decision
Couple asks permission to select an embryo to save son's life
FDA warns Merck over its promotion of rofecoxib
In brief
Doctors asked to condemn development of biological weapons
Doctors' surgery shortlisted for Stirling prize
Effective treatments for mental illness not being used, WHO says
Infertility experts offer new hope to women having cancer treatment
Doctor sues university for breach of academic freedom
Details of European directive on tobacco spelt out
New house officers lack clinical skills
GPs must provide more psychological treatments, Welsh report says
Commission calls for evidence from people with genetic disorders
Patients warned of dangers of Chinese medicines
Brain changes may link Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases
Rudeness provokes most complaints against doctors
Israelis agree terms for embryonic cell use
Doctors must speak out over war and humanitarian crises
European women's group calls for human papillomavirus testing
Health maintenance organisations drop Medicare beneficiaries
Early enteral feeding versus “nil by mouth” after gastrointestinal surgery: systematic review and meta-analysis of controlled trials
Efficacy of progesterone and progestogens in management of premenstrual syndrome: systematic review
Tobacco litigation worldwide
Joint British recommendations on prevention of coronary heart disease in clinical practice: summary
Communication difficulties during 999 ambulance calls: observational study
Bad press for doctors: 21 year survey of three national newspapers
Exacerbation of angina associated with latanoprost
Identifying predictors of high quality care in English general practice: observational study
Doctors' honours
Effective physiotherapy
Oesophagus: Atypical chest pain and motility disorders
A colleague's referral
Bone densitometry is not a good predictor of hip fracture : For
Bone densitometry is not a good predictor of hip fracture : Against
Coping with complexity: educating for capability
Compliments
Redesigning health care : Editorial was uncritical regurgitation of NHS Plan
Redesigning health care : Steady state demand is myth
Redesigning health care : Practices in UK are working harder, not more efficiently
Terminology used in article on cloning was incorrect
Blood pressure measurement : ABC shows absence of evidence in measuring blood pressure during pregnancy
Blood pressure measurement : Single measurements would not withstand 21st century peer review
Blood pressure measurement : Authors' reply
Blood pressure measurement : Doctors who cannot calibrate sphygmomanometers should stop taking blood pressures
Reference limits for haemoglobin and ferritin : If it's not broken, don't fix it
Reference limits for haemoglobin and ferritin : Differences in haemoglobin concentrations reflect physiological differences
Reference limits for haemoglobin and ferritin : Authors' reply
Evaluating guidelines across primary care-secondary care interface : Methodological weaknesses and poor reporting undermine authors' conclusions
Evaluating guidelines across primary care-secondary care interface : Authors' reply
Preventing suicides must remain a priority
Euthanasia : Euthanasia already exists
Euthanasia : Figures for “slow euthanasia” should be included in data on physician assisted suicide
Symphysiotomies are important option in developing world
Prices of CD4 assays and viral load tests must be reduced for developing countries
Free supply of knowledge is good for developing countries
Tobacco control policy is regarded as fascism in Japan
Revalidation and assessment: giving marks might help
Mary Ardelice Murray Bigby
Anthony Thomas Brain
David Peter Choyce
Olivia Constant
Emil Denis Coufalik
David Graham Watts Jenkins
Geoffrey Michael de Keyser
David Ronald Murdoch
Peter Robson
John de Swiet
The Genetic Basis of Cancer
The Words of Medicine: Sources, Meanings, and Delights
Lifting a smokescreen
Doctors and the media
Lessons from disclosure of audit
Off balance
Minerva