83 articles published between 31 Jan 2011 and 06 Feb 2011

Editor's Choice

Chronic disease must top the agenda

BMJ 2011;342:d716 (Published 2 February 2011)


Effect of real-time feedback during cardiopulmonary resuscitation outside hospital: prospective, cluster-randomised trial

BMJ 2011;342:d512 (Published 4 February 2011)

Effectiveness of AS03 adjuvanted pandemic H1N1 vaccine: case-control evaluation based on sentinel surveillance system in Canada, autumn 2009

BMJ 2011;342:c7297 (Published 3 February 2011)

Large scale organisational intervention to improve patient safety in four UK hospitals: mixed method evaluation

BMJ 2011;342:d195 (Published 3 February 2011)

Multiple component patient safety intervention in English hospitals: controlled evaluation of second phase

BMJ 2011;342:d199 (Published 3 February 2011)

Effect of training traditional birth attendants on neonatal mortality (Lufwanyama Neonatal Survival Project): randomised controlled study

BMJ 2011;342:d346 (Published 3 February 2011)

Enterovirus infection and type 1 diabetes mellitus: systematic review and meta-analysis of observational molecular studies

BMJ 2011;342:d35 (Published 3 February 2011)

Validation of risk stratification schemes for predicting stroke and thromboembolism in patients with atrial fibrillation: nationwide cohort study

BMJ 2011;342:d124 (Published 31 January 2011)

Impact of a statewide intensive care unit quality improvement initiative on hospital mortality and length of stay: retrospective comparative analysis

BMJ 2011;342:d219 (Published 31 January 2011)


UK government aims to implement new mental health strategy as commissioning is given to GPs

BMJ 2011;342:d797 (Published 4 February 2011)

Pfizer closes Kent plant as it trims research spending by $1bn a year

BMJ 2011;342:d771 (Published 4 February 2011)

“Tsunami of obesity” threatens all regions of world, researchers find

BMJ 2011;342:d772 (Published 4 February 2011)

NHS reforms could make hospitals safer and more open, MPs hear

BMJ 2011;342:d787 (Published 4 February 2011)

Number of UK women who will get breast cancer has risen to one in eight

BMJ 2011;342:d808 (Published 4 February 2011)

NHS could save £500m a year on smarter purchasing of supplies

BMJ 2011;342:d732 (Published 3 February 2011)

Monitoring of GP incentive scheme has been inconsistent, report says

BMJ 2011;342:d745 (Published 3 February 2011)

Law to end excessive consultancy fees and hospitality is delayed

BMJ 2011;342:d749 (Published 3 February 2011)

Research finds life is a three second experience

BMJ 2011;342:d750 (Published 3 February 2011)

Heart heal thyself: a new direction for cardiac research

BMJ 2011;342:d703 (Published 2 February 2011)

Donor countries have responsibility to root out corruption in aid flows

BMJ 2011;342:d714 (Published 2 February 2011)

NHS sets out route map for sustainable healthcare

BMJ 2011;342:d735 (Published 2 February 2011)

Health bill will destroy NHS, says union

BMJ 2011;342:d701 (Published 1 February 2011)

MEPs criticise WHO over H1N1 pandemic advice

BMJ 2011;342:d652 (Published 1 February 2011)

Germany pushes for more organ donation

BMJ 2011;342:d660 (Published 1 February 2011)

Challenges lie ahead if GPs are to meet mental health objectives

BMJ 2011;342:d679 (Published 1 February 2011)

News - continued

One billion people are affected by global shortage of healthcare workers

BMJ 2011;342:d696 (Published 1 February 2011)

In brief

BMJ 2011;342:d702 (Published 1 February 2011)

Florida judge says entire health reform act is unconstitutional

BMJ 2011;342:d704 (Published 1 February 2011)

Gates and Cameron pledge new money to eradicate polio

BMJ 2011;342:d706 (Published 1 February 2011)

MPs support NHS reform as health bill passes first parliament debate

BMJ 2011;342:d711 (Published 1 February 2011)

New appointment to drug advisory body sparks controversy

BMJ 2011;342:d624 (Published 31 January 2011)

“Dangerous” locum surgeon is struck off medical register

BMJ 2011;342:d649 (Published 31 January 2011)

FDA panel advice may require trials to prove safety of ECT

BMJ 2011;342:d661 (Published 31 January 2011)

Government launches campaign in England to raise awareness of bowel cancer

BMJ 2011;342:d662 (Published 31 January 2011)

Hong Kong schoolchildren get training to detect dementia in elderly relatives

BMJ 2011;342:d663 (Published 31 January 2011)

Short Cuts

All you need to read in the other general journals

BMJ 2011;342:d606 (Published 1 February 2011)


“Make the care of your patient your first concern”

Daniel K Sokol

BMJ 2011;342:d646 (Published 2 February 2011)

Clinical Review


Views & Reviews

Inside art

Arpan K Banerjee

BMJ 2011;342:d240 (Published 2 February 2011)

We should push for evidence based sentencing in criminal justice

Sheila M Bird, Ben Goldacre, John Strang

BMJ 2011;342:d612 (Published 2 February 2011)

Statistics doesn’t need to be sexy

Charlotte L Price

BMJ 2011;342:d651 (Published 2 February 2011)

One Fish, Two Fish, Blowfish, Blue Fish

Desmond O’Neill

BMJ 2011;342:d50 (Published 1 February 2011)

Definitely not acceptable: drug company sues journal over review

Ike Iheanacho

BMJ 2011;342:d602 (Published 1 February 2011)

Tuberculosis and genius

Theodore Dalrymple

BMJ 2011;342:d604 (Published 1 February 2011)

Bad medicine: cardiology

Des Spence

BMJ 2011;342:d670 (Published 1 February 2011)


An asthmatic child with a troublesome cough

BMJ 2011;342:c6846 (Published 2 February 2011)

Axial computed tomography image through the neck (soft tissue windows)

BMJ 2011;342:d249 (Published 2 February 2011)

Meta-analyses IV

BMJ 2011;342:d540 (Published 2 February 2011)

Endgames - continued

A patient with a red eye

BMJ 2011;342:d562 (Published 2 February 2011)


Audiovisual feedback and quality of CPR

BMJ 2011;342:c7108 (Published 4 February 2011)

Poor inpatient care for older people

BMJ 2011;342:d373 (Published 3 February 2011)

Is quality of care improving in the UK?

BMJ 2011;342:c6646 (Published 3 February 2011)

Enteroviruses and type 1 diabetes

BMJ 2011;342:c7072 (Published 3 February 2011)

Anticoagulation in people with atrial fibrillation

BMJ 2011;342:d530 (Published 31 January 2011)


Andrew Lansley and his big gamble

BMJ 2011;342:d669 (Published 4 February 2011)

Experts warn public health reforms will lead to job losses and service fragmentation

BMJ 2011;342:d676 (Published 4 February 2011)

Paediatric ENT surgery: author’s reply

BMJ 2011;342:d782 (Published 4 February 2011)

Preventing exacerbations in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

BMJ 2011;342:d761 (Published 3 February 2011)


Well enough to work?

BMJ 2011;342:d599 (Published 2 February 2011)


Flawed assumption in analysis

BMJ 2011;342:d448 (Published 1 February 2011)

Time for a national register

BMJ 2011;342:d478 (Published 1 February 2011)

NHS reform is unnecessary reinvention

BMJ 2011;342:d618 (Published 1 February 2011)

What about training?

BMJ 2011;342:d619 (Published 1 February 2011)

Support for open letter

BMJ 2011;342:d620 (Published 1 February 2011)

Cancer Drugs Fund is not a fair allocation of NHS resources

BMJ 2011;342:d621 (Published 1 February 2011)

Opportunity cost of the Cancer Drugs Fund

BMJ 2011;342:d622 (Published 1 February 2011)

And just how do you define narrow therapeutic ratio?

BMJ 2011;342:d625 (Published 1 February 2011)

Author’s reply

BMJ 2011;342:d628 (Published 1 February 2011)

NICE calls for a register

BMJ 2011;342:d633 (Published 1 February 2011)

Data monitoring committees and selective outcome reporting

BMJ 2011;342:d635 (Published 1 February 2011)

A publicly available database accelerates academic production

BMJ 2011;342:d637 (Published 1 February 2011)

Flu’s impact on intensive care

BMJ 2011;342:d640 (Published 1 February 2011)

The regulation killing health research in the UK

BMJ 2011;342:d642 (Published 1 February 2011)


John Mark Gibson

BMJ 2011;342:d690 (Published 1 February 2011)

Leslie James Clark-Wilson

BMJ 2011;342:d654 (Published 31 January 2011)

Ian Hayes Fyfe Murray

BMJ 2011;342:d655 (Published 31 January 2011)

Catherine Margaret Hall

BMJ 2011;342:d656 (Published 31 January 2011)

Anthony Howard James

BMJ 2011;342:d657 (Published 31 January 2011)

Gaius Backholer Sutton

BMJ 2011;342:d658 (Published 31 January 2011)

Samarthji Lal

BMJ 2011;342:d685 (Published 31 January 2011)