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Blood pressure drop in MONICA populations is not from use of antihypertensives
Energy supplements may not be necessary for children with cystic fibrosis
Guidelines on blood pressure after stroke may not apply to primary care
Longer needles needed for gluteal intramuscular injections
What works for osteoarthritis?
Perineal massage in the weeks leading up to delivery helps some women avoid episiotomy
The ground or the goal posts?
Preventing coronary heart disease
Nutritional supplements in cystic fibrosis
What sort of evidence do we need in primary care?
Grieving the death of a child
Standards for infant formula milk
Surgeons claim independent centres produce poor results
Code sets out framework for “living wills”
In brief
CMAJ editorial board members vent anger at lack of openness
FDA rejected contraception for political reasons
Doctors defend online system for allocating junior doctor posts
South Dakota abortion ban encourages other states
Trusts to be graded by finances as well as quality of care
Proportion of babies born in Europe after IVF varies 20-fold
Antidepressants double suicidality in children, says FDA
Barts and the London redevelopment to go ahead
Primary care trusts to continue direct provision of services
Russian woman may lose grandson conceived from dead son’s frozen sperm
GPs’ leader sets conditions for electronic care records
Poorest children under 10 are 40% more likely to die than the richest
How the mighty came to fall
Pattern of declining blood pressure across replicate population surveys of the WHO MONICA project, mid-1980s to mid-1990s, and the role of medication
Oral protein energy supplements for children with cystic fibrosis: CALICO multicentre randomised controlled trial
Applicability to primary care of national clinical guidelines on blood pressure lowering for people with stroke: cross sectional study
Intramuscular gluteal injections in the increasingly obese population: retrospective study
An instrumental history of medicine
Osteoarthritis
A 28 year old postpartum woman with right sided chest discomfort: case outcome
Patient’s experience
Cardiological management
Knowing and knowing about
Pattern recognition versus bayesian approach for diagnosis in primary care
Diagnosing chest pain in general practice
Parental suicide after the expected death of a child at home
The red sticker
Burns
The Napsterisation of learning
What’s new this month in BMJ Journals
What’s new in the other general journals
Keeping the NHS electronic spine on track
Seeking enlightenment
Revisiting Rose: strategies for reducing coronary heart disease
Global inequality of life expectancy due to AIDS
One-time general consent for research on biological samples
One-time general consent for research on biological samples
One-time general consent for research on biological samples
Harmful impact of EU clinical trials directive
Harmful impact of EU clinical trials directive
Harmful impact of EU clinical trials directive
Who will fund hypothesis testing studies?
LIFT study is discontinued
Stress and illness: call to action
Alcohol use disorders identification test has bias
Where patients with cancer die in Cuba
Diagnosis and treatment of multiple sclerosis
Diagnosis and treatment of multiple sclerosis
Postnatal economic burden of limited karyotyping
Physiological-social scoring is important in pandemic flu
GPs provide valuable continuity during age transition
The importance of being naked from the elbow down
Paul Polani
Ronald Patrick Grimley
John Arundel Kirkby
Charles James Kirkpatrick Orr
Thomas Allan Sanderson
Kenneth Herbert Walker
Rupert Walker Wilkinson
David John Woolford
Advice
Big Pharma: How the World’s Biggest Drug Companies Control Illness
Miracle Workers
NETLINES
On being downstream from faked scientific reports
Online selection of junior doctors: a student’s view
A sporting chance
Minerva