Reasons for optimism
Antithrombin III in critically ill patients
Treatment of displaced intracapsular hip fractures in elderly patients
Regulation of drugs for children in Europe
The future for trainee doctors
Assuring the confidentiality of shared electronic health records
PROSTATE CANCER SCREENING
PROGNOSTIC PESSIMISM
PROGNOSTIC PESSIMISM
CAESAREAN SECTION
USE OF PATIENTS’ DATA
DOCTORS AND THE STATE
WHO launches campaign to make drugs safer for children
Diarrhoeal diseases still kill more than 1.5m children a year
US needs universal access to health care, physicians say
Opposition grows in France to new charges for drugs and ambulance trips
Doctors at church operated hospitals in Germany demand better pay and conditions
EC wants to loosen rules on advertising drugs to patients
FDA may allow drug companies to promote “off-label” uses
GMC approves change in the standard of proof for fitness to practise hearings
NHS lambasted for not tackling race inequality
Exhibition celebrates work of pioneering plastic surgeon Archie McIndoe in second world war
Older people will be given budgets to buy personal care
UK government to spend £105m extra on stroke services
IN BRIEF
Europe’s research councils call for spending to be doubled
Doctors’ leaders were partly to blame for recruitment chaos, MPs told
Did sculpting give artists a health advantage before antibiotics?
ALL YOU NEED TO READ IN THE OTHER GENERAL JOURNALS
THIN LIVING
STEPS TO A LEANER EUROPE
Being an NHS manager is a fool’s errand
A remedy for lonely hearts?
Unequal weight: equity oriented policy responses to the global obesity epidemic
Population screening for coeliac disease in primary care by district nurses using a rapid antibody test: diagnostic accuracy and feasibility study
Antithrombin III in critically ill patients: systematic review with meta-analysis and trial sequential analysis
Hemiarthroplasty or internal fixation for intracapsular displaced femoral neck fractures: randomised controlled trial
Call for papers: hypertension
Cystic fibrosis
Investigating rectal bleeding
Management of atopic eczema in children aged up to 12 years: summary of NICE guidance
Open letter to the General Medical Council
A time of change in abortion
Food glorious food
English lessons
Cardiac Arrest
So, did Gerry fix it?
John Hilton Edwards
MINERVA