Appropriate responses to bioterrorist threats : The health services will play a vital role in protection against covert releases
Psychological implications of chemical and biological weapons : Long term social and psychological effects may be worse than acute ones
Neurodegenerative disorders : This major cause of chronic suffering is reason enough for a theme issue
Aromatase inhibitors and inactivators in breast cancer : These potent inhibitors of oestrogen synthesis may be superior to tamoxifen
Treatment of sepsis with activated protein C : Encouraging news for well selected patients
US fear of bioterrorism spreads as anthrax cases increase
UK doctors given guidance on dealing with anthrax
Doctors divided in their attitude to military strikes on Afghganistan
In brief
Leading UK paediatrician reinstated
Hospital at centre of claims of racism is “turning the corner,” report says
New house officers lack clinical skills
Progress is slow in narrowing the health research divide
Quarter of GPs want to quit, BMA survey shows
MEPs protest at patent for breast cancer gene
UK physicians work 21 hours a week more than contracted
Admissions of private patients to public hospitals in Ireland increase
BMA attacks GMC's revalidation proposals
Suicide rate in young men in Scotland is twice that in England and Wales
Consumer groups fight plans for “direct to patient” advertisements
Database proposed for patients possibly exposed to CJD
Cooling patients after cardiac arrest may prevent brain damage
Meeting calls for a national body to respond to research misconduct
Coaxing doctors to confess
Thyroxine treatment in patients with symptoms of hypothyroidism but thyroid function tests within the reference range: randomised double blind placebo controlled crossover trial
“That's very nice, but will it get me pregnant?”
Systematic review of clinical effectiveness of pressurised metered dose inhalers versus other hand held inhaler devices for delivering corticosteroids in asthma
Relation between insufficient response to antihypertensive treatment and poor compliance with treatment: a prospective case-control study
Systematic review of clinical effectiveness of pressurised metered dose inhalers versus other hand held inhaler devices for delivering β2 agonist bronchodilators in asthma
Racial stereotyping: survey of psychiatrists in the United Kingdom
Does month of birth affect risk of Crohn's disease in childhood and adolescence?
Observational study of effect of patient centredness and positive approach on outcomes of general practice consultations
Virtual reality in surgery
Evidence based management of childhood obesity
Oscillatory Blood Pressure Monitoring Devices
Epidemiology and diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infection
Using high quality clinical databases to complement the results of randomised controlled trials: the case of recombinant human activated protein C
The future of health care in Canada
Wanted: social contract for practice of medicine : Ethical framework for using medical records is needed
Wanted: social contract for practice of medicine : Another expert body would be mistrusted
Wanted: social contract for practice of medicine : Acceptable practice needs to be determined by the public
Delivery by caesarean section : Increased numbers of caesareans do not match diagnoses of fetal distress
Delivery by caesarean section : Effective system of mobilisation is used in Singapore
Delivery by caesarean section : Caesarean section urgency—use clinical definitions
Delivery by caesarean section : Don't throw the baby out with the bath water
Delivery by caesarean section : Interval between decision and delivery can be shortened
Delivery by caesarean section : Explanation for absence of adverse outcomes is needed
Delivery by caesarean section : Longer term follow up of surviving babies is required
Delivery by caesarean section : Author's reply
Delivery by caesarean section : Authors' reply
Delivery by caesarean section : Some words on conflict of interest
Take home naloxone for opiate addicts : Drug misusers may benefit from training in cardiopulmonary resuscitation
Take home naloxone for opiate addicts : Big conclusions are drawn from little evidence
Take home naloxone for opiate addicts : Figures in Jersey give no support to scheme's effectiveness
Take home naloxone for opiate addicts : Apparent advantages may be balanced by hidden harms
Take home naloxone for opiate addicts : Author's reply
Bell's phenomenon should not be regarded as pathognomonic sign
Doctors should be trained in advanced life support before students are
Lactulose may help prevent urinary tract infections
Audit is powerful tool for accident and emergency service
Ethics cost, whether you have them or not
Stereotyping may highlight diagnoses that might be missed
Condom gap in Africa is wider than study suggests
Thrombolysis must be considered after stroke
Mária Jozefa Hári
Richard Garrett George Barry
Roy Gibb Blues
William Armstrong Davidson
David Charles Fluck
William Stanley Hill
Fausto Iannotti
Alan Oakley John
William Gray McEwen
John Marcus Stowers
Writings on an Ethical Life
Angelhead: My Brother's Descent into Madness
The Dressing Station: A Surgeon's Odyssey
What for Chop Today?
Are the media losing faith in the NHS?
Anthrax and the US media
Lucky fibrillator