How to manage ankylosing spondylitis
Use long needles to immunise infants
Severity of acute illness predicts post-infective fatigue syndrome
Palpation is poor at spotting non-cephalic presentation
Plagiarists should be publicly exposed
Inguinal hernia repair improves patients’ general health compared with watchful waiting
On the shoulders of giants
Extensively drug resistant tuberculosis
Emergency contraception
Salt reduction in the United States
Non-cephalic presentation in late pregnancy
Size of the needle for infant vaccination
Disabled people face difficulties in accessing primary care
Reports cite cardiovascular risks of COX 2 inhibitors and NSAIDs
In brief
Nicotine content in smoke from US cigarettes has increased
Experts devise strategy to fight new TB strain
WHO announces 13 candidates for the post of director general
Doctors query India’s polio plan after surge in cases
NICE is to root out ineffective treatments in NHS
Restricting air travel may slow spread of flu
Audit office is to take second look at NHS’s IT scheme
European Commission draws up measures on treatment abroad
Israel permits ova donation from woman who is not being treated
Drug eluting stents cause more deaths than plain stents
Bird flu’s deadly effects may give clues to treatment
Statin prescribing fell after drug became available over the counter
In the eye of the storm
Effect of needle size on immunogenicity and reactogenicity of vaccines in infants: randomised controlled trial
Seeing the message
Post-infective and chronic fatigue syndromes precipitated by viral and non-viral pathogens: prospective cohort study
Diagnostic accuracy of clinical examination for detection of non-cephalic presentation in late pregnancy: cross sectional analytic study
A testing time
Diagnosis and management of ankylosing spondylitis
Health and money
Glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c) monitoring
Fever of unknown origin
A life threatening complication after ingestion of sodium phosphate bowel preparation
The unconscious schoolgirl
What’s new this month in BMJ Journals
What’s new in the other general journals
Role of systematic reviews in detecting plagiarism: case of Asim Kurjak
Ethical writing should be taught
The case of the misleading funnel plot
Everything bad is good for you
A prescription for better prescribing
A prescription for better prescribing
Preventing and detecting early vascular effects of diabetes
Preventing and detecting early vascular effects of diabetes
Rare diseases need a generic approach
Role of cholinesterase inhibitors in dementia care
Role of cholinesterase inhibitors in dementia care
Cuba’s international cooperative efforts in health
Avoiding deaths on Everest
Paul Beeson
Paul Stuart Barclay
Tudor Griffiths Davies
Eivind James Dullforce
Errington (“Dick”) Ellis
Thottuvai Ramaiyer (“Srini”) Srinivasan
Douglas Kirkwood Stevenson
George Somerville Welch
Bad Medicine: Doctors Doing Harm Since Hippocrates
Health Information on the Internet: A Study of Providers, Quality, and Users
Losing It
One NHS reorganisation too many: time to move on
Wombless in Maharashtra
Totally transforming Auchendreich