Triaging patients with mild head injury with CT is effective...
...and about a third less expensive than admission for observation
Stimulating stunted toddlers improves later psychosocial functioning
Are the dangers of childhood food allergy exaggerated?
Preventing and detecting complications of diabetes
People with psychoses commit about 5% of the violent crimes in Sweden
A doctor’s dilemma
Managing minor head injury in children
Growing pains
Restless legs syndrome
A prescription for better prescribing
Prevention of psychosocial problems in adolescence
FDA finally approves Plan B—but with restrictions
Derbyshire village wins court battle
In brief
England’s cancer plan needs an overhaul, think tank says
Incidence of childhood cancer rises
More than 12 million adults in England will be obese by 2010
Waits for diagnostic tests threaten 18 week treatment target
On a mission: how Cuba uses its doctors abroad
Medical outcome after immediate computed tomography or admission for observation in patients with mild head injury: randomised controlled trial
Health professionals’ and service users’ interpretation of screening test results: experimental study
Book review
Serum cholesterol, haemorrhagic stroke, ischaemic stroke, and myocardial infarction: Korean national health system prospective cohort study
Mortality after Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia in two hospitals in Oxfordshire, 1997–2003: cohort study
A randomised controlled trial of management strategies for acute infective conjunctivitis in general practice
Immediate computed tomography or admission for observation after mild head injury: cost comparison in randomised controlled trial
Effects of psychosocial stimulation and dietary supplementation in early childhood on psychosocial functioning in late adolescence: follow-up of randomised controlled trial
The conscientious physician
Prevention and early detection of vascular complications of diabetes
Biochemical “liver function tests”
The first teaching ward round: Leyden 1660
Fever of unknown origin: case presentation
Wrong side surgery—the “code of silence”
Preventing development of allergic disorders in children
Common paediatric problems
Retrospective blues: Robert Johnson—an open letter to Eric Clapton
What’s new in the other general journals
Role of cholinesterase inhibitors in dementia care needs rethinking
For foundation year doctors
Are the dangers of childhood food allergy exaggerated? YES
Are the dangers of childhood food allergy exaggerated? NO
Where next for China? : Rising inequalities in health and wealth are biggest challenge
Where next for China? : Keep to the basic principles of critical appraisal
Where next for China? : User fees increase China’s health challenges
Where next for China? : Birth ratio in India is also dwindling
Where next for China? : Rose tinted spectacles do not help
Where next for China? : Doctors’ consciences are called on
Spironolactone and risk of upper gastrointestinal events : Spironolactone may not be guilty
Spironolactone and risk of upper gastrointestinal events : Author’s reply
Spironolactone and risk of upper gastrointestinal events : Association is unproved
Spironolactone and risk of upper gastrointestinal events : Causality remains unconvincing
Avoid delaying surgery in patients with severe ulcerative colitis
John Calder
Shah Mazharul (“Mazhar”) Islam Chowdhury
Mangalam Kumaraswamy Sridhar
Richard (“Dick”) Vernon Sykes
William Tod Thom
The New NHS: A Guide
Money-Driven Medicine: The Real Reason Health Care Costs So Much
The sour taste of aid snobbery
Busman’s holiday
Minerva