Google is a good diagnostician
Should statins be used perioperatively?
Acute rheumatic fever is still a clinical challenge
Practice based commissioning shares flaws of fundholding
Don’t miss acute angle closure glaucoma
Midtrimester amniocentesis is safer than we thought
Jam tomorrow
Diagnosis using search engines
Sexual relationships between doctors and former patients
Donor breast milk banking
Uninsured Americans and the new Democratic Congress
Reconfiguring acute hospitals in England
Patients’ views on access will affect GPs’ pay
Former spy’s death causes public health alert
In brief
Canadian doctors develop triage protocol for influenza pandemic
US cancer patients have problems with insurance and care, says survey
FDA approves silicone breast implants with caveats
Abortion should be made easier, charity says
Impasse over patient consent may delay NHS computerisation
Red Cross accuses Israeli forces of killing ambulance workers
Relief worker killed as conflict in Darfur spreads
Second cancers more common in people who receive donor stem cells
Hungary to close 9000 hospital beds to bring it closer to EU average
US health insurers propose expansion of cover, but plan is widely criticised
NHS needs more consultant surgeons
Regulator finds advertising of herbal extract “misleading”
Bowel cancer treatment in UK is improving, report says
Feeling the squeeze
Googling for a diagnosis—use of Google as a diagnostic aid: internet based study
Lifetime cost effectiveness of simvastatin in a range of risk groups and age groups derived from a randomised trial of 20 536 people
Strength of evidence for perioperative use of statins to reduce cardiovascular risk: systematic review of controlled studies
On falling over
Rheumatic fever and its management
Misdiagnosis of angle closure glaucoma
Obesity and reproduction
What’s new in the other general journals
Was message of sudden infant death study misleading?
Does practice based commissioning avoid the problems of fundholding?
How to measure renal function in clinical practice
ABC of obesity: Management: Part III—Surgery
Resuscitation using albumin in critically ill patients: Research in patients at high risk of complications is now needed
Physical activity to prevent obesity in young children
Physical activity to prevent obesity in young children
Physical activity to prevent obesity in young children
Physical activity to prevent obesity in young children
Author’s response to influenza vaccination: policy v evidence
Methadone tolerance testing in drug misusers
Methadone tolerance testing in drug misusers
Refusing to provide a prenatal test: can it ever be ethical?
Refusing to provide a prenatal test: can it ever be ethical?
Refusing to provide a prenatal test: can it ever be ethical?
Refusing to provide a prenatal test: can it ever be ethical?
Even clinician led management won’t fix the NHS
Sir Martin Roth
Thomas (“Tom”) Brearley
Dorothy Maud Record (née Tidmas)
John Michael Rice-Oxley
Hugh Bernard Langford Russell
John Andrew Savin
Henry Stoll
Social Inequalities in Health: New Evidence and Policy Implications
Bioethics and Armed Conflict: Moral Dilemmas of Medicine and War
The Brain Hospital
AIDS: a cause for optimism?
From GP to travel agent
Minerva