Perioperative β blockers may do more harm than good
Elderly people recuperate better in a community hospital
Cholinesterase inhibitors for Alzheimer's lack evidence
Supplements don't protect the elderly from infections
Reduced antibiotic prescribing did not result in more complications
Negative CT scans can rule out pulmonary embolism in low risk patients
The NHS's sewers?
Delayed prescribing of antibiotics for upper respiratory tract infection
The patient safety story
Vitamin and mineral supplements for preventing infections in older people
Roles and responsibilities of medical expert witnesses
US Senate leader gives support to expanded stem cell research
Mumbai braces itself for leptospirosis and waterborne infections
In brief
Resistance to antiviral drugs is climbing
Fertility agency is to investigate single embryo transfer
Breast cancer screening does not save lives, study says
Court rules in favour of GMC's guidance on withholding treatment
The man with the IT plan
What's new in the other general journals
How strong is the evidence for the use of perioperative β blockers in non-cardiac surgery? Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
Effects of locality based community hospital care on independence in older people needing rehabilitation: randomised controlled trial
Intermediate care: policy before evidence
Cholinesterase inhibitors for patients with Alzheimer's disease: systematic review of randomised clinical trials
Indian government bans smoking in new films and TV serials
The role of healthcare delivery in the outcome of meningococcal disease in children: case-control study of fatal and non-fatal cases
Why clinicians are natural bayesians: Authors' reply
Effect of multivitamin and multimineral supplements on morbidity from infections in older people (MAVIS trial): pragmatic, randomised, double blind, placebo controlled trial
Antibiotic prescribing in general practice and hospital admissions for peritonsillar abscess, mastoiditis, and rheumatic fever in children: time trend analysis
Second opinions
Anaphylaxis
Duties of a physician
Challenges to implementing the national programme for information technology (NPfIT): a qualitative study
Beware of multiple names in database linkage research: prevalence of aliases in female prison population
The unwanted diagnosis
Management of severe malaria in children: proposed guidelines for the United Kingdom
Italians fail to overturn restrictive reproduction law
A farewell to alms
PFI deals need more scrutiny after shareholders receive big windfalls
Approaches to conflict resolution
Hormone replacement therapy and breast cancer: estimate of risk
A difficult question
Radiation from CT and perfusion scanning in pregnancy
Model of outcomes of screening mammography : Spontaneous regression of breast cancer may not be uncommon
Model of outcomes of screening mammography : Information needs to support informed choices
Model of outcomes of screening mammography : Women's decisions about screening depend on many factors
Model of outcomes of screening mammography : Authors' reply
Methods of hysterectomy: should women have a say?
Changes in atopy over 25 years : Allergy epidemic has spread to old age
Changes in atopy over 25 years : Atopy now affects wider age range
Where next with revalidation? : Smart money is on using new communications technology effectively
Where next with revalidation? : Make CME and CPD compulsory with support of audit and mentoring
Where next with revalidation? : Political will does not exist for radical reform
Future of singlehanded general practices : All doctors must show that they work to acceptable standards
Future of singlehanded general practices : The NHS has room for variety
Hugh Phillips
Henry Wilkinson Ashworth
Robin Osler Barnard
Gordon Todd Dryden Barr
Alexander Dennis Bowman
John David Keith Burton
Christopher Martin Gillespie
Ian Gibson Robin
The Man Who Shocked the World: The Life and Legacy of Stanley Milgram
Beyond Depression: A New Approach to Understanding and Management
Touch Me
Let the buyer beware
Can Labour take the NHS to market?
Be alert
Minerva