It’s the evidence, stupid
Where are we in the rationing debate?
Identifying famines
Ventilation (tympanostomy) tubes for otitis media with effusion
Continuous glucose monitoring in gestational diabetes
Tackling obesity in children and adolescents
ALTERNATIVES TO DEBATE : “Treating evidence with contempt”
SOUTHALL VERDICT : Clarification
SOUTHALL VERDICT : GMC has no clothes
TRULY INDEPENDENT RESEARCH? : Treatment for Adolescents with Depression Study (TADS)
CHINA’S TAINTED INFANT FORMULA : What WHO should do
PARACETAMOL WITH IBUPROFEN : Ibuprofen is a marker of soft tissue infection
HELICOBA CTER PYLORI INFECTION : A sexually transmitted disease?
Hospitals allow patients to top up care and continue to get NHS treatment
Two thirds of NHS trusts in England meet core government standards
BBC told to pay gynaecologist Mohamed Taranissi £500 000 after dropping part of libel defence
Employers seek 2% rise for hospital doctors for 2009–10
Changes to contract link GP pay to treatment of patients most in need
More than 100 gamete donors prove ready to reveal identity
Heart specialist received grant from tobacco foundation
Half of patients given exercise prescriptions are more active
Mental health services in England among best in Europe
England on target to meet health gains in Our Healthier Nation
Life drawing with a technological twist
IN BRIEF
US psychiatrist steps down over drug company payments
Website of experiences hopes to reach more patients
WHO calls for return to primary care to help ailing health systems
US aims to reduce hospital infections
ALL YOU NEED TO READ IN THE OTHER GENERAL JOURNALS
WHY OREGON WENT WRONG
A cautionary tale for the presidential candidates
Moving forward on rationing: A clinical view
Moving forward on rationing: An ethical perspective
Moving forward on rationing: An economic view
Effectiveness of continuous glucose monitoring in pregnant women with diabetes: randomised clinical trial
Commentary: The technology of continuous glucose monitoring
What types of article does the BMJ consider?
Does a functional activity programme improve function, quality of life, and falls for residents in long term care? Cluster randomised controlled trial
Retrospective determination of whether famine existed in Niger, 2005: two stage cluster survey
Overuse of tympanostomy tubes in New York metropolitan area: evidence from five hospital cohort
Dangerously ill list patient
Obesity in children. Part 1: Epidemiology, measurement, risk factors, and screening
Management of acute gastrointestinal blood loss: summary of SIGN guidelines
Commentary: Controversies in SIGN guidance on management of acute upper and lower gastrointestinal blood loss
Dying from dementia—a patient’s journey
Roderick John Kilner Brown
Glanmor Rhys Davies
Hamish Torrie Hutchinson
James Morton Muir
Norman Walter Nisbet
Andrew Wilkins
What could we have done for her now?
Age concern
Mind your language
Familiarity breeds contempt
The Surgeon at 2 A.M.
Genetic testing: picking up the pieces
CASE REPORT
STATISTICAL QUESTION
PRIZE QUIZ: Pharmacology
PICTURE QUIZ
MINERVA
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