The Change Page
Coronary revascularisation
Transparency in health technology assessments
Global health partnerships
New mental health legislation
Urinary tract infection in primary care
A GOOD DEATH : We need a mix of care in the NHS
ACCESS TO RECORDS : Vulnerable people have most to lose from online access
ACCESS TO RECORDS : It’s a catalyst for improvement
DRUG ELUTING STENTS : What fuels public policy?
ORGAN DONATION : Earnest debate is needed
NICE ON CAM : Appraisals of specific treatments are needed
CERVICAL SPONDYLOSIS : Dizziness is not diagnostic
DRY MOUTH : Don’t forget diabetes
MTAS : Good candidates surface in MTAS
MTAS : “Tell me the positives of MTAS”
MTAS : Interview lacked depth
MTAS : In defence of MMC and MTAS
MTAS : How can we cure MTAS?
MTAS : Equality, transparency, fairness for all
MTAS : Unite to stop divide and rule
10 000 march in jobs protest
Falsely convicted sally Clarke dies suddenly
Doctors’ pay is one reason for NHS debt
IN BRIEF
NHS starts uploading clinical data to central computer
Television show questions statins to boost ratings, Dutch doctors claim
UK government invites bids for general practices in supermarkets
Family planning needed to offset population growth
South Africans to get AIDS plan
EU survey shows support for better warnings of alcohol risks
Merck appeals rofecoxib verdict
WHAT’S NEW IN THE OTHER GENERAL JOURNALS
DYING FOR A DRINK
How doctors can get behind the headlines
Improving school ethos may reduce substance misuse and teenage pregnancy
Meta-analysis of minimally invasive internal thoracic artery bypass versus percutaneous revascularisation for isolated lesions of the left anterior descending artery
Cost effectiveness analysis of minimally invasive internal thoracic artery bypass versus percutaneous revascularisation for isolated lesions of the left anterior descending artery
Cost effectiveness of clinically appropriate decisions on alternative treatments for angina pectoris: prospective observational study
Intensive cessation programme reduces mortality in smokers with heart disease
Managing acute organophosphorus pesticide poisoning
A spot of bother
Imaging the endometrium in postmenopausal bleeding
Positive “tea sign”
Some patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation should carry flecainide or propafenone to self treat
Not even a dog’s life
Watching the detectives
Belated Homemaker Day greetings
Confessions of a collaborator
Comfort for failures
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
David Abraham Goitein Galton
George Lyall Cantrell
William Henry Cochrane
Anthony John Merrifield
Edward Stewart Newlands
James Knox Russell
David Ainsley Watkins
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