Lidocaine spray doesn’t reduce perineal pain
Poor children are more likely to die from injury
Worm treatment improves weight gain in Ugandan preschool children
Improving knowledge on female genital mutilation
How to manage cataract
Persistent chest pain predicts cardiovascular disease in women with a normal angiogram
B is for British
Mass deworming in Ugandan children
Female genital mutilation: whose problem, whose solution?
Reform of investigation of deaths
Analgesia in the second stage of labour
Failed asylum seekers and health care
Strokes should be taken as seriously as heart attacks, MPs say
GMC and attorney general challenge immunity for witnesses
In brief
Publicly funded research in the UK must be freely accessible
In the line of inquiry
GPs are told to tender for their own practice
Dutch consider excluding costly treatments from health insurance
Three in five NHS trusts in England fail on basic care
Firm involved in drug trial fiasco delares bankruptcy
Beauty and horrors of the cellular world
Two in five practices interested in commissioning
CDC recommends expensive vaccine for girls aged 11–12
All India Institute’s staff is split over attempt to dismiss its director
South Africa blames deaths of 22 infants on the legacy of apartheid
Poor leadership is blamed for financial problems in the NHS
Crime victims are given right to object to disclosure of their medical records to courts
Send for Kochi
Effectiveness and acceptability of lidocaine spray in reducing perineal pain during spontaneous vaginal delivery: randomised controlled trial
Deaths from injury in children and employment status in family: analysis of trends in class specific death rates
Effect on weight gain of routinely giving albendazole to preschool children during child health days in Uganda: cluster randomised controlled trial
Reliability of self reported form of female genital mutilation and WHO classification: cross sectional study
Rare diseases, orphan drugs, and orphan diseases
Cataract and surgery for cataract
A 22 year old man with persistent regurgitation and vomiting: case outcome
Patient’s view
Wide angle thinking helps patients with distressing illness
Lessons on functional diseases
Power of the mind
A fairytale ending?
A clinical challenge
Minerva
Rational prescribing for children
Review of NICE’s recommendations, 1999–2005
Obituary
Editor’s choice
Ventilatory support
What’s new in the other general journals
Communicating information about drug safety
To opt in or opt out of electronic patient records?
To opt in or opt out of electronic patient records?
To opt in or opt out of electronic patient records?
To opt in or opt out of electronic patient records?
To opt in or opt out of electronic patient records?
NHS has not learnt IT lessons from 1999
Hip fracture: heparin is for thromboembolic prophylaxis
Patient involvement in health care will improve quality
Cholesterol and risk of stroke
Cholesterol and risk of stroke
Cholesterol and risk of stroke
Thinking the unthinkable: selling kidneys
Say no to the market
Say no to the market
Say no to the market
David Simpson
Andrew (“Andy”) David Barr
Hector MacDonald Cameron
Elizabeth Findlay Hamilton
Richard George Michael (“Mike”) Letcher
Stewart Peden
Robert Stanley Rihan
Jacqueline (“Jackie”) Vera Watson (née Moorcroft)
Is radiation really so dangerous?
Human Anatomy: Depicting the Body from the Renaissance to Today
Human Remains: Dissection and its Histories
Science and Technology in Medicine: An Illustrated Account Based on Ninety-Nine Landmark Publications from Five Centuries
One in Three: A Son’s Journey into the History and Science of Cancer
The ticking box travesty
Death of a houseman
Minerva