Is screening for chronic kidney disease cost effective?
Physical activity does not alter children’s BMI
Baseline serum albumin concentrations do not affect resuscitation outcomes
Prenatal genetic testing for parents who won’t terminate
Religion provides insight into how doctors interpret evidence
Smaller atraumatic needles are probably best for diagnostic lumbar punctures
Hands across the ocean
Resuscitation using albumin in critically ill patients
Glomerular filtration rate
Tackling childhood obesity
Ethics group rules on treating premature babies
In brief
US health industry to set safety guides for hospitals
Dutch insurers pay midwives to refer fewer to hospital
Royal College of Surgeons give approval for face transplants
GMC strikes off expert in drug addiction
GMC hears parents’ complaints about Southall
CMO’s plans for undergraduate education are attacked
European health commissioner praises food firms for efforts to cut obesity
Indian activists say drug price cuts are a ploy
Doha Declaration has failed to deliver cheap drugs, says Oxfam
Charity demands better alcohol treatment services
High Court judge over-rules GMC decision not to pursue GP
Woman dies after doctors fail to intervene because of new abortion law in Nicaragua
Law to resolve small negligence claims gets royal assent
Education and training is cut to achieve NHS savings
A new direction for health?
Who’s using whom?
Physical activity to prevent obesity in young children: cluster randomised controlled trial
Effect of baseline serum albumin concentration on outcome of resuscitation with albumin or saline in patients in intensive care units: analysis of data from the saline versus albumin fluid evaluation (SAFE) study
Screening strategies for chronic kidney disease in the general population: follow-up of cross sectional health survey
Chronic constipation in children
Fear of onward travel
Methadone tolerance testing in drug misusers
The matter with “issue”
Obesity and vascular disease
Doctor, pharmacist, or specialist nurse: who are you?
What’s new in the other general journals
Refusing to provide a prenatal test: can it ever be ethical?
Analogies between reading of medical and religious texts
Reactions to the chief medical officer’s report : The GMC has changed fundamentally
Reactions to the chief medical officer’s report : Less attractive than death or taxes
Reactions to the chief medical officer’s report : Overegging the pudding
Reactions to the chief medical officer’s report : Where are patients’ voices?
How to measure renal function in clinical practice : Eating cooked meat alters serum creatinine concentration and eGFR
How to measure renal function in clinical practice : Stage 3 chronic kidney disease is not a consequence of normal ageing
Authors’ reply on Cochrane reviews v industry supported meta-analyses
Delayed cord clamping may be beneficial in rich settings
Scotland v England deal on prescribed drugs : Scottish Medicines Consortium responds
Scotland v England deal on prescribed drugs : Author’s reply
James McNaught Inglis
Ross Galbraith Mitchell
Edmund George Oram
Rowena Marion Ryan
Edulji (“Eddy”) Rustumji Sethna
Robert Woolstencroft
Walking London’s Medical History
Clinical Thinking, Evidence, Communication, and Decision-Making
Trust is Not Enough: Bringing Human Rights to Medicine
Clinician led management can fix the NHS
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