78 articles published between 02 Dec 2002 and 08 Dec 2002

Editor's Choice

Needed: transformational leaders

BMJ 2002;325:0.6 (Published 7 December 2002)

News

Health department to improve investigation of waiting list fiddles

BMJ 2002;325:1322.1 (Published 7 December 2002)

People with schizophrenia must have a say in their treatment

BMJ 2002;325:1317.1 (Published 7 December 2002)

Hospitals in north of England outperform those in south

BMJ 2002;325:1317.2 (Published 7 December 2002)

In brief

BMJ 2002;325:1318.1 (Published 7 December 2002)

Smaller families aid economic growth, says UN report

BMJ 2002;325:1318.2 (Published 7 December 2002)

Better research needed on childhood obesity, report says

BMJ 2002;325:1318.3 (Published 7 December 2002)

Mouse genome shows many disease genes shared with humans

BMJ 2002;325:1319.1 (Published 7 December 2002)

Sharing of uncertainty can unnerve patients

BMJ 2002;325:1319.2 (Published 7 December 2002)

Paediatricians did not have duty of care to patient's mother

BMJ 2002;325:1321.4 (Published 7 December 2002)

High nut consumption may reduce risk of diabetes

BMJ 2002;325:1322.2 (Published 7 December 2002)

Sculpture symbolises passing on of clinical skills

BMJ 2002;325:1322.3 (Published 7 December 2002)

Clinical Review

Minerva

Minerva

BMJ 2002;325:1370 (Published 7 December 2002)

Fillers

High fibre and guar gum are equally helpful in IBS, but gum is better tolerated

BMJ 2002;325:0.7 (Published 7 December 2002)

The noble profession

BMJ 2002;325:1334.2 (Published 7 December 2002)

Computer madness

BMJ 2002;325:1341.2 (Published 7 December 2002)

Submitting articles to the BMJ

BMJ 2002;325:1346.2 (Published 7 December 2002)

But the greatest of these is charity

BMJ 2002;325:1358 (Published 7 December 2002)

News roundup [abridged versions appear in the paper journal]

UK government approves heroin use on prescription

BMJ 2002;325:1321.1 (Published 7 December 2002)

Private doctors must improve their treatment of tuberculosis, says WHO

BMJ 2002;325:1320.1 (Published 7 December 2002)

Canada's healthcare system should focus on primary care, report says

BMJ 2002;325:1320.2 (Published 7 December 2002)

Drug companies urged to make drugs available at cost price to the poor

BMJ 2002;325:1320.3 (Published 7 December 2002)

Consultants resist pooled lists for routine surgery

BMJ 2002;325:1320.4 (Published 7 December 2002)

News roundup [abridged versions appear in the paper journal] - continued

Woman who had attended euthanasia workshop kills herself

BMJ 2002;325:1320.5 (Published 7 December 2002)

GMC committee chairman stands down while inquiry takes place

BMJ 2002;325:1321.2 (Published 7 December 2002)

Letter

Copying letters to patients

BMJ 2002;325:1359 (Published 7 December 2002)

Comparison of different measures of blood pressure

BMJ 2002;325:1360 (Published 7 December 2002)

Retaining nurses in the NHS

BMJ 2002;325:1362 (Published 7 December 2002)

Thrombolysis for acute ischaemic stroke

BMJ 2002;325:1363 (Published 7 December 2002)

When medical students go off the rails

BMJ 2002;325:1364.1 (Published 7 December 2002)

Pleasing some of the people none of the time

BMJ 2002;325:1361 (Published 7 December 2002)

CONSORT statement requires closer examination

BMJ 2002;325:1364.2 (Published 7 December 2002)

Making coffee has advantages

BMJ 2002;325:1364.3 (Published 7 December 2002)

This Week In the BMJ

Nurses can carry out preoperative assessment

BMJ 2002;325:0.1 (Published 7 December 2002)

Bacterial vaginosis is not a strong risk factor for early miscarriage

BMJ 2002;325:0.2 (Published 7 December 2002)

Participants may never know which arm of the trial they were in

BMJ 2002;325:0.3 (Published 7 December 2002)

Doctors overlook living wills

BMJ 2002;325:0.4 (Published 7 December 2002)

Short courses in evidence based medicine can work

BMJ 2002;325:0.5 (Published 7 December 2002)

Editorial

Antibiotics for acute purulent rhinitis

BMJ 2002;325:1311 (Published 7 December 2002)

Sensory stimulation in dementia

BMJ 2002;325:1312 (Published 7 December 2002)

A clinical trials register for Europe

BMJ 2002;325:1314 (Published 7 December 2002)

Drug eluting coronary stents

BMJ 2002;325:1315 (Published 7 December 2002)

Correction

GMC clears Alder Hey doctor of dishonesty

BMJ 2002;325:1321.3 (Published 7 December 2002)

Minerva

BMJ 2002;325:1331.1 (Published 7 December 2002)

The SCOFF questionnaire and clinical interview for eating disorders in general practice: comparative study

BMJ 2002;325:1331.2 (Published 7 December 2002)

Whooping cougha continuing problem

BMJ 2002;325:1331.3 (Published 7 December 2002)

Developing the role of patients as teachers

BMJ 2002;325:1341.1 (Published 7 December 2002)

Rachael Elizabeth Spencer

BMJ 2002;325:1366 (Published 7 December 2002)

News extra [these stories appear only on the web]

Health Secretary Milburn refuses to renegotiate contract

BMJ 2002;325:1322.4 (Published 7 December 2002)

News extra [these stories appear only on the web] - continued

Paper

Primary care

Learning in practice

Education and debate

Values and leadership

BMJ 2002;325:1352 (Published 7 December 2002)

Interview with Gro Brundtland

BMJ 2002;325:1355 (Published 7 December 2002)

Obituary

Frances Ames

BMJ 2002;325:1365.1 (Published 7 December 2002)

John Crammer

BMJ 2002;325:1365.2 (Published 7 December 2002)

John Bower Hickling

BMJ 2002;325:1365.3 (Published 7 December 2002)

Linda Hazel Hignett

BMJ 2002;325:1365.4 (Published 7 December 2002)

Ali M Ali Ibrahim

BMJ 2002;325:1365.5 (Published 7 December 2002)

Douglas Hugh Nelson

BMJ 2002;325:1365.6 (Published 7 December 2002)

Israel Rocker

BMJ 2002;325:1365.7 (Published 7 December 2002)

Andrew Steven Truman White

BMJ 2002;325:1365.8 (Published 7 December 2002)

TV

Horizon—Homeopathy: The Test

BMJ 2002;325:1367.1 (Published 7 December 2002)

Book

The Demon in the Freezer

BMJ 2002;325:1367.2 (Published 7 December 2002)

PRESS

“Cosmo” for drug users

BMJ 2002;325:1368.1 (Published 7 December 2002)

WEBSITE OF THE WEEK

Food allergy

BMJ 2002;325:1368.2 (Published 7 December 2002)

Personal View

Overseas doctors need more attention

BMJ 2002;325:1369.1 (Published 7 December 2002)

Soundings

Feel free to ululate

BMJ 2002;325:1369.2 (Published 7 December 2002)