Responding to disasters
Mean arterial pressure and prediction of pre-eclampsia
Reducing blood pressure in people of different ages
Increasing diversity among clinicians
Preventing child deaths
CONTINUOUS DEEP SEDATION
Good care at the end of life, not hastening death
Rapid Screening for MRSA
BLUNT ABDOMINAL TRAUMA
PLACEBO EFFECT
Helping patients feel better
Dangers of placebo
Human effect is important
Placebolotherapy
Implementing placebo
OPIUM PRODUCTION IN AFGHANISTAN
Editorial gives misleading impression
NHS COMMISSIONING
NHS DENTISTRY
Hospitals should use scoring system to spot serious illness in children, report says
Bill allowing creation of hybrid embryos passes first hurdle
Darzi’s five pledges fail to quell doctors’ fears about polyclinics
MPs question possible head of new English commission
Sharing of patients’ data should require their explicit consent
NHS sees a steady rise in patient satisfaction over five years
Drug industry is partly to blame for overdiagnosis of bipolar disorder, study says
Slow delivery of aid adds to risk of epidemic in Burma after cyclone that killed 100 000
Health in southern Sudan is still critical despite truce
Study suggests that PSA screening for cancer may be useful
IN BRIEF
Nuffield Council seeks views on ethics of caring for people with dementia
UK lags behind similar countries in stroke services, report says
UK tightens rules on cannabis despite advice not do to so
Doctors should be able to combine medicine and management
All you need to read in the other general journals
LESSONS FROM THE BATTLEFIELD
Medicine may change our genes
The soap opera that saves lives
On the blogs
Should patients be able to pay top-up fees to receive the treatment they want?
GRADE: grading quality of evidence and strength of recommendations for diagnostic tests and strategies
Widening participation in medicine
Adherence to prescribed antihypertensive drug treatments: longitudinal study of electronically compiled dosing histories
Accuracy of mean arterial pressure and blood pressure measurements in predicting pre-eclampsia: systematic review and meta-analysis
Effects of different regimens to lower blood pressure on major cardiovascular events in older and younger adults: meta-analysis of randomised trials
Assessment and management of medically unexplained symptoms
Sixth International Congress on Peer Review and Biomedical Publication
Teaching procedural skills
Confusing times
Can a cell have a soul?
Into the groove
The world is round
Freedom
Decline and ail
Doctors and Patients: A Relationship Examined
Ivan Peter Toms
Kadayath Abraham George
Michael Edward Harper
Alexander Hunter
David Ardrey Naismith
Robert McLaren Todd
Michael Thomas Ward
Richard William Willé
MINERVA