63 articles published between 23 Apr 2012 and 29 Apr 2012

Editor's Choice

Making the most of the Olympics

BMJ 2012;344:e2977 (Published 26 April 2012)


Effectiveness of a diabetes education and self management programme (DESMOND) for people with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes mellitus: three year follow-up of a cluster randomised controlled trial in primary care

BMJ 2012;344:e2333 (Published 26 April 2012)

The effect of the Talking Diabetes consulting skills intervention on glycaemic control and quality of life in children with type 1 diabetes: cluster randomised controlled trial (DEPICTED study)

BMJ 2012;344:e2359 (Published 26 April 2012)

Bullying victimisation and risk of self harm in early adolescence: longitudinal cohort study

BMJ 2012;344:e2683 (Published 26 April 2012)

Effects of multidisciplinary team working on breast cancer survival: retrospective, comparative, interventional cohort study of 13 722 women

BMJ 2012;344:e2718 (Published 26 April 2012)

Diagnostic value of single complete compression ultrasonography in pregnant and postpartum women with suspected deep vein thrombosis: prospective study

BMJ 2012;344:e2635 (Published 24 April 2012)

Angiotensin receptor blockers and risk of cancer: cohort study among people receiving antihypertensive drugs in UK General Practice Research Database

BMJ 2012;344:e2697 (Published 24 April 2012)

Second generation endometrial ablation techniques for heavy menstrual bleeding: network meta-analysis

BMJ 2012;344:e2564 (Published 23 April 2012)


News - continued


Springtime for open access in academia

Tony Delamothe

BMJ 2012;344:e2937 (Published 25 April 2012)


Clinical Review


Practice Pointer: Perioperative fluid therapy

BMJ 2012;344:e2865 (Published 26 April 2012)

Rational Testing: Investigating asthma symptoms in primary care

BMJ 2012;344:e2734 (Published 25 April 2012)

Views & Reviews

As with tuberculosis, earlier identification and treatment is the way to tackle HIV

Philip Mortimer

BMJ 2012;344:e2874 (Published 27 April 2012)

Nothing but wickedness

Theodore Dalrymple

BMJ 2012;344:e2884 (Published 23 April 2012)

All applicants to medical school should be interviewed

Des Spence

BMJ 2012;344:e2889 (Published 23 April 2012)


Multiple annular lesions on the legs

BMJ 2012;344:e2832 (Published 27 April 2012)

A teenager with a cough, fever, and poor appetite

BMJ 2012;344:e2821 (Published 26 April 2012)

Endgames - continued

What are odds?

BMJ 2012;344:e2853 (Published 25 April 2012)



BMJ 2012;344:e2875 (Published 25 April 2012)


BMJ 2012;344:e2876 (Published 25 April 2012)


Winter appeal latest: BMJ readers raise almost £34 000 for Lifebox

BMJ 2012;344:e807 (Published 27 April 2012)

What will a doctor bring to the World Bank?

BMJ 2012;344:e2921 (Published 26 April 2012)

Health campaigns that have changed public understanding

BMJ 2012;344:e2866 (Published 25 April 2012)

What can we learn from asthma in elite athletes?

BMJ 2012;344:e2556 (Published 24 April 2012)



For how much longer will we tolerate commercial screening?

BMJ 2012;344:e2972 (Published 26 April 2012)

Research News

All you need to read in the other general journals

BMJ 2012;344:e2888 (Published 25 April 2012)


Guidance offers little in the way of ethics or transparency

BMJ 2012;344:e2910 (Published 24 April 2012)

No better than less expensive drugs

BMJ 2012;344:e2914 (Published 24 April 2012)

Report was overpositive about their benefits

BMJ 2012;344:e2917 (Published 24 April 2012)

Prescribed with gusto despite “uncertain” benefits

BMJ 2012;344:e2919 (Published 24 April 2012)

Authors’ reply to Scheffel and Schaan

BMJ 2012;344:e2922 (Published 24 April 2012)

Clinicians and trusts have a role in data quality

BMJ 2012;344:e2926 (Published 24 April 2012)

An alternative set of principles for consideration

BMJ 2012;344:e2927 (Published 24 April 2012)

Don’t forget the vasculitides

BMJ 2012;344:e2897 (Published 24 April 2012)

The riddle of the male obstetric patients: solved

BMJ 2012;344:e2899 (Published 24 April 2012)

Why the victims were silent

BMJ 2012;344:e2903 (Published 24 April 2012)

A narrow distal phalanx may be the cause

BMJ 2012;344:e2906 (Published 24 April 2012)

Increased awareness cuts time to attend

BMJ 2012;344:e2907 (Published 24 April 2012)

Must be trained in geriatric medicine

BMJ 2012;344:e2909 (Published 24 April 2012)