Midwifery shortages increase mishaps in maternity wards
Management styles in primary care trusts are complementary
Innovations improve management of pre-eclampsia and prematurity
Oncologists may underestimate the risk of thromboembolism
Small changes can improve survival after caesarean section in Africa
Many French doctors want the legalisation of euthanasia
Anti-inflammatories don't slow cognitive decline in Alzheimer's
A very obstetric issue
New deal from the World Trade Organisation
What are all the things that aspirin does?
The Wanless report and public health
Self esteem and health
Treatment of multiple myeloma
Government proposes shake up in child protection services
US clinics fear violence after execution of antiabortion murderer
In brief
Infusing hormone fragment reduces appetite
US medical students opt for better life not better pay
Drug users in China tested for HIV without consent
Science forced to retract article on “ecstasy”
Patients put their relationship with their doctors as second only to that with their families
The right man for the moment?
What's new this month in BMJ Journals
Prospective semistructured observational study to identify risk attributable to staff deployment, training, and updating opportunities for midwives
Improving compliance with requirements on junior doctors' hours
Antidepressant prescribing and suicide
A strategy to reduce cardiovascular disease by more than 80%
Caesarean section in Malawi: prospective study of early maternal and perinatal mortality
The medical profession in Austria
Preclinical coronary atherosclerosis in a population with low incidence of myocardial infarction: cross sectional autopsy study
Contribution of timetabled physical education to total physical activity in primary school children: cross sectional study
Severe traffic injuries to children, Trent, 1992-7: time trend analysis
Submitting articles to the BMJ
Doctors' opinions on euthanasia, end of life care, and doctor-patient communication: telephone survey in France
Case fatality rates for meningococcal disease in an English population, 1963-98: database study
Prophylaxis for venous thromboembolism during treatment for cancer: questionnaire survey
A mistake that might have been my last
Managing change in the culture of general practice: qualitative case studies in primary care trusts
Eradication of Helicobacter pylori and use of antisecretory drugs: population based cohort study
Recent developments in obstetrics
Spurious hyperglycaemia and icodextrin in peritoneal dialysis fluid
Cyril
Tubal subfertility
Doctors should not discuss resuscitation with terminally ill patients : FOR
Doctors should not discuss resuscitation with terminally ill patients : AGAINST
Teleoanalysis: combining data from different types of study
The advantages and disadvantages of the profession of medicine
Methods to identify increased risk of coronary disease in the general population : Conclusion is oversimplification
Methods to identify increased risk of coronary disease in the general population : Authors' reply
What becomes of junior doctors in non-training positions?
Are clinical negligence and legal action related?
SARS: understanding the coronavirus : Accuracy of WHO criteria was similar in a “non-SARS” hospital in Singapore
SARS: understanding the coronavirus : Apoptosis may explain lymphopenia of SARS
Electroconvulsive therapy : Conflicting advice confuses prescribers
Electroconvulsive therapy : NICE guidance may deny many patients treatment that they might benefit from
Electroconvulsive therapy : Patients must be confident that evidence of efficacy is compelling
Energy intake in pregnant women carrying boys or girls : Energy intake may correlate with prebirth knowledge of sex of child
Energy intake in pregnant women carrying boys or girls : Difference is chance observation
Energy intake in pregnant women carrying boys or girls : Authors' reply
Electronic patient records in primary care : Study has serious flaw
Electronic patient records in primary care : Author's reply
Sharing patient information electronically throughout NHS : Change of culture is needed
Sharing patient information electronically throughout NHS : Patients must be involved too
Sharing patient information electronically throughout NHS : Ability to provide seamless decision support will be key factor
Sharing patient information electronically throughout NHS : Patient confidentiality may not be guaranteed
Peter Josef Safar
Nabil Bajallan
Robert Michael (“Sam”) Forrester
Arthur Clifton Guyton
Eric William Hardman
Ghazi Hilmi
Robert Stanley Miller
Peter John Mowbray
Patrick Joseph Murphy
Primary Mother Care and Population
Talk About Sex: The Battles over Sex Education in the United States
Sweet Medicine
The Third Degree. MMR: Can You Decide?
Population
Has the President's Council on Bioethics missed the boat?
Weapons of mass destruction kill dinosaurs
Minerva