Ottawa ankle rules for the injured ankle : Useful clinical rules save on radiographs and need to be used widely
Should psychiatrists protect the public? : A new risk reduction strategy, supporting criminal justice, could be effective
Patients choosing their hospital : May not be fair and equitable
Fewer new drugs from the pharmaceutical industry : A better understanding of the economic challenges facing research based companies is needed
Zinc deficiency : Has been known of for 40 years but ignored by global health organisations
Editors call for responsibility in publishing “dangerous” research
GMC may be open to accusations of racial bias
In brief
WHO accused of watering down tobacco treaty
NICE to start assessing diagnostic and treatment procedures
Anti-Glaxo campaign heats up in United States
Italian police investigate GSK Italy for bribery
ACE inhibitors are better first choice than diuretics for elderly patients, study says
Pneumonia causes panic in Guangdong province
New Yorkers are given details on doctors' volume of work
Accuracy of Ottawa ankle rules to exclude fractures of the ankle and mid-foot: systematic review
Maternal consumption of coffee during pregnancy and stillbirth and infant death in first year of life: prospective study
Longitudinal study of childhood wheezy bronchitis and asthma: outcome at age 42
Spontaneous loss of early pregnancy and risk of ischaemic heart disease in later life: retrospective cohort study
Incidence of erectile dysfunction and characteristics of patients before and after the introduction of sildenafil in the United Kingdom: cross sectional study with comparison patients
Reality
Relation between hormone replacement therapy and ischaemic heart disease in women: prospective observational study
Pilot study of the roles of personality, references, and personal statements in relation to performance over the five years of a medical degree
Commentary: How to derive causes from correlations in educational studies
Drug points
Application of Framingham risk estimates to ethnic minorities in United Kingdom and implications for primary prevention of heart disease in general practice: cross sectional population based study
Investigation and management of chronic dysphagia
Teaching large groups
Epistaxis: an overlooked cause of massive haematemesis in cirrhosis
Every knock
Strategies for preventing heroin overdose
New BMJ policy on economic evaluations : Response of NHS Economic Evaluation Database Research Team
New BMJ policy on economic evaluations : Will the BMJ return clinical trials if submitted without any economic results?
New BMJ policy on economic evaluations : Economic evaluations should be judged on scientific merit
New BMJ policy on economic evaluations : Economic evaluations are often based on many studies
New BMJ policy on economic evaluations : Will the Lancet play ball?
New BMJ policy on economic evaluations : Editor's clarifications
Self help smoking cessation in pregnancy : Programmes for smoking cessation can work
Self help smoking cessation in pregnancy : What does work in Doncaster
WHO advocates investment in global infrastructure for outbreaks such as smallpox
Polyspecific snake antivenom may help in antivenom crisis
Randomised controlled trial for twin delivery
Thrombolysis with recombinant streptokinase in Cuba
Checklists for myocardial infarction should be precise
Copying letters to patients : Psychiatrists omit information from letters when they know patients will be sent copies
Copying letters to patients : Copying letters can help avoid communications nightmare
Employing users who turn back into patients is difficult
Soromini Kallichurum : A South African medical icon and a fearless protector of students during apartheid
Rupert Jackson
Koloman Kropach
Alasdair Burnett Matheson
Isobel Jean McLarty
Thomas Ariba Ogada
John Jackson Pollock
Desmond Smith
Mary Marguerite (“Peggy”) Szekely (née Lynch)
When Smoke Ran Like Water: Tales of Environmental Deception and the Battle Against Pollution
Hansen's Disease: The Shared Paradigm
Mr Placebo
Personality types
Hit parade
Magazine's HIV claim rekindles “gay plague” row
Alternative prescribing and negligence
Dying we live
Minerva