Delay prescribing of antibiotics for acute conjunctivitis
Metoclopramide helps reduce postoperative nausea and vomiting
Spironolactone is associated with upper GI events
Managing infective endocarditis: take blood cultures first, treat later
Algorithm estimates risk of hospital readmission
Parathyroid hormone reduces fractures in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis
Diminishing returns
Antibiotics for upper respiratory tract infections and conjunctivitis in primary care
Health care productivity
Postoperative nausea and vomiting
Heat waves and health protection
Governance of research that uses identifiable personal data
FDA appointment is stalled as revelations emerge over Plan B
In brief
Pathology services are to be overhauled
Stroke services could do better
Canadian medical journal faces threat from new online rival
Violence in Darfur region is jeopardising world’s largest aid operation
Aid convoys are hampered by destroyed roads and bridges
Rockets land around hospital in Haifa
A randomised controlled trial of management strategies for acute infective conjunctivitis in general practice
Prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting by metoclopramide combined with dexamethasone: randomised double blind multicentre trial
Case finding for patients at risk of readmission to hospital: development of algorithm to identify high risk patients
Spironolactone and risk of upper gastrointestinal events: population based case-control study
Foundation (nursery) schools
Infective endocarditis
Pressure relieving support surfaces (PRESSURE) trial: cost effectiveness analysis
Correction for Nixon et al
Ulcerative colitis: diagnosis and management
What’s new in the other general journals
Assessment of generalisability in trials of health interventions: suggested framework and systematic review
Balancing potential risks and benefits of using confidential data
Whooping cough is quite common and can be diagnosed clinically
Author’s reply to review of his book on autism
What works in schizophrenia : Depot preparations may improve outcomes
What works in schizophrenia : Cognitive behaviour therapy is not effective
Fluoroquinolone resistance in Salmonella Typhi
An independent NHS? : Why it really is time to separate from direct government involvement
An independent NHS? : There is no “UK health service”
An independent NHS? : Towards evidence based changes in NHS in all UK countries
An independent NHS? : Suffering from files
John Anderson
Thomas (“Tom”) Ferguson
Daniel (“Danny”) Francis McGeehan
John James (“Jack”) McGhee
Ronald Stewart McNeill
Peter Hele Spencer-Silver
Neville Stidolph
The Memory Experience
More and better management is the key to fixing the NHS
I just wanted to be a doctor
Deliver us from evil
Minerva