An IV for the RCT: using instrumental variables to adjust for treatment contamination in randomised controlled trials
Early detection of complications after gastrostomy: summary of a safety report from the National Patient Safety Agency
Time to move to presumed consent for organ donation
Stridor in children
All you need to read in the other general journals
More women frontline healthcare workers would reduce maternal and child mortality
Minerva
W(h)ither the exercise ECG?
Minerva
NICE replies
UK law firm starts action on “metal on metal” hip implants
Dangers in the guidance
Report of pathologists' meeting
Do not assume strong alkalinity
Use of routinely collected data
Australia suspends seasonal flu vaccination of young children
Viral hepatitis appears on World Health Assembly agenda for first time
In brief
European Union prepares to tackle counterfeit drugs
New director of European disease centre defends its role in flu pandemic
FDA approves prostate cancer “vaccine”
US anaesthesiologists are told not to take part in executions by lethal injection
Paediatrician David Southall is restored to the medical register
Multiple emboli after gastrectomy
Should undergraduate medical students be regulated? Yes
Should undergraduate medical students be regulated? No
Mad
An ominous cough
Stem cell renegades or pioneers?
Need for a wider view of autonomy in epidemiological research
Errors when statistical hypothesis testing
How much is one life worth?
Cholesterol
Message to new government: please ban buzzwords
Medical metaphors
Bernie Mapstone
A diary of the plague year
New guide aims to increase access worldwide to drugs for children
Poland introduces partial ban on smoking in public places
Implementing health reform in the US is going to require huge change, briefing told
The cancer emperor's new clothes: Australia's historic legislation for plain tobacco packaging
Divorced of reasoning