A difficult balance
Medically certified sickness absence
Diagnosing child abuse
Smoking cessation services for young people
Automated external defibrillators in the workplace
Recognising excellence, innovation, and integrity
DOCTORS AND NURSES : Multimorbidity may be stumbling block
DOCTORS AND NURSES : One clear remedy for nurses’ ambitions
DOCTORS AND NURSES : Skills are very different
BABIES’ ETHNIC DIVERSITY : Data on births by ethnic group now available for England and Wales
FUNCTIONAL DYSPEPSIA : At least recommend hypnotherapy
MODERN APPROACHES TO TEACHING AND LEARNING ANATOMY : Modern models are already being applied
PUBLISH AND BE DAMNED : An old story
Contract for GPs in England “failed to live up to expectations”
Europeans win Nobel prize for discovering HIV and HPV
Fertility specialist denies misconduct to GMC committee
Cricket star tells Indian children to wash their hands
Only 3% of NHS trusts failed to balance their books in 2007–8
Artist finds new use for doctors’ ties
Ovarian cancer accord aims to settle dispute over symptoms
Primary trusts must “challenge the fiction of the wonder drug”
US tells African governments to stop supplying contraceptives to family planning group
Portuguese code no longer lists abortion as ethical misconduct
Letting art heal the devastation of HIV
Supply of medical isotopes is likely to return to 80% by end of October
Unicef aims to eliminate tetanus in mothers and babies by 2012
IN BRIEF
Expensive placebos work better, crackly crisps taste fresher, and ovulating lap dancers earn more
Attacks on hospitals by angry relatives are rising in Nepal
Campaigners demand equal deal for all thalidomide victims
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Diagnosis-specific sickness absence as a predictor of mortality: the Whitehall II prospective cohort study
Patterns of skeletal fractures in child abuse: systematic review
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Management of travellers’ diarrhoea
Investigating painless haematuria
Slow ventricular tachycardia
Raised blood glucose concentration
A memorable consultation
Timothy Gordon Cooke
Matthew Kenyon Alexander
David Christopher Bruce Bissett
David Christison
James Hamilton Fairley
Patrick Adrian Hopkins
Hugh Owen Hughes
David Staig
The kindness of strangers
Bombs in the sexual health war
A knot in the ribbon
The fatal sleep
The Conquest of Happiness
Out of the shadows
A pain in the bottom
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