Questioning fondly held assumptions
Is there a role for abstinence only programmes for HIV prevention in high income countries?
Expanding the medical workforce
Hormone replacement therapy comes full circle
DEPRESSION IN ADOLESCENTS : Study was not a trial of antidepressants
DEPRESSION IN ADOLESCENTS : Author’s reply
HAND HYGIENE AND THE CMO : What about reducing turnover?
HAND HYGIENE AND THE CMO : What about early discharge?
HAND HYGIENE AND THE CMO : Learn The Lessons Of The Past
MANAGING SMOKING CESSATION : Authors’ reply to letter
MMR SCARE STORIES : Some things are just too attractive to the media
SUMMARY CARE RECORDS : A good idea wrongly introduced
SUMMARY CARE RECORDS : Confusion in the BMA?
FDA backs rosiglitazone —with warnings
Diabetes study shows nothing new
Patients need to have safeguards from unscrupulous fertility clinics, says report
UK based Iraqi psychiatrist is named as country’s latest health minister
Court overturns race discrimination ruling against BMA
GPs work same hours but spend longer with their patients
IN BRIEF
Donepezil helps patients with severe Alzheimer’s disease
Netherlands may punish youths who drink in public to tackle teenage alcohol misuse
WHO database to include drug trials in China and India within “next few months”
Wales and Scotland have highest UK cancer rates
WHAT’S NEW IN THE OTHER GENERAL JOURNALS
The rise of the doctor-manager
Is it acceptable for people to be paid to adhere to medication?
Academic boycott of Israel: follow-up to the BMJ ’s debate
Expanding the US medical workforce: global perspectives and parallels
Main morbidities recorded in the women’s international study of long duration oestrogen after menopause (WISDOM): a randomised controlled trial of hormone replacement therapy in postmenopausal women
Dressings for venous leg ulcers: systematic review and meta-analysis
Sexual abstinence only programmes to prevent HIV infection in high income countries: systematic review
What types of article does the BMJ consider?
Management of asthma in children
My “memorable patient” story
Recognising and responding to acute illness in adults in hospital: summary of NICe guidance
Reassurance
A practical approach to an old problem
Ministering to the Fatherland
Pass it on?
Doctor in the booth
A bit of a doctor
The Doctor’s Dilemma
Jonathan Pritchard
Robert Charles Ryder
Ian Michael Bowles
Brian David Cooper
Ivan Douglas Magill Nelson
Gwilym Hefin Roberts
Michael Schulz
William Whitaker
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