08 July 1995 (Vol 311, Issue 6997)

News

Cholera epidemic threatens Sierra Leone

BMJ 1995;311:77.1 (Published 8 July 1995)

NHS staff should work in developing world, says princess

BMJ 1995;311:77.2 (Published 8 July 1995)

Headlines

BMJ 1995;311:78.1 (Published 8 July 1995)

Syphilis soars in Russia

BMJ 1995;311:78.2 (Published 8 July 1995)

Labour unveils its health reforms

BMJ 1995;311:79.1 (Published 8 July 1995)

Court rules against suing in child abuse cases

BMJ 1995;311:79.2 (Published 8 July 1995)

Colleges review continuing medical education

BMJ 1995;311:80.1 (Published 8 July 1995)

Japan could unlock its people with leprosy

BMJ 1995;311:80.2 (Published 8 July 1995)

Juveniles still sent to British prisons

BMJ 1995;311:81.1 (Published 8 July 1995)

French government cracks down on abortion protests

BMJ 1995;311:81.2 (Published 8 July 1995)

French prosthesis company accused of fraud

BMJ 1995;311:81.3 (Published 8 July 1995)

North-south divide does not explain British poverty

BMJ 1995;311:82.1 (Published 8 July 1995)

BMA needs a richer way to encourage participation

BMJ 1995;311:82.2 (Published 8 July 1995)

Editorials

Structural adjustment and health

BMJ 1995;311:71 (Published 8 July 1995)

Is aid to developing countries hitting the spot?

BMJ 1995;311:72 (Published 8 July 1995)

Protecting adolescent girls against tetanus

BMJ 1995;311:73 (Published 8 July 1995)

Falls after strokes

BMJ 1995;311:74 (Published 8 July 1995)

Labour's health policy

BMJ 1995;311:75 (Published 8 July 1995)

Letters

Transfer of patients requiring

BMJ 1995;311:121.1 (Published 8 July 1995)

Burr holes are within the remit of every competent surgeon

BMJ 1995;311:121.2 (Published 8 July 1995)

Mr Percy's reply

BMJ 1995;311:121.3 (Published 8 July 1995)

Elective ventilation of potential organ donors

BMJ 1995;311:121.4 (Published 8 July 1995)

Intensive care units have good reasons not to do it

BMJ 1995;311:121.5 (Published 8 July 1995)

Written protocols do not solve difficulties

BMJ 1995;311:122.1 (Published 8 July 1995)

Protocol balanced ethical principles

BMJ 1995;311:122.2 (Published 8 July 1995)

Increase in incidence of tuberculosis

BMJ 1995;311:122.3 (Published 8 July 1995)

Bottle feeding and the sudden infant death syndrome

BMJ 1995;311:122.4 (Published 8 July 1995)

Authors' reply

BMJ 1995;311:123.1 (Published 8 July 1995)

Diabetes and breast feeding

BMJ 1995;311:123.2 (Published 8 July 1995)

Vitamin A deficiency

BMJ 1995;311:123.3 (Published 8 July 1995)

Use non-invasive dark adaptometry to screen children and adolescents

BMJ 1995;311:124.1 (Published 8 July 1995)

Letters - continued

Effect of alfacalcidol on renal bone disease in mild to moderate renal failure

BMJ 1995;311:124.2 (Published 8 July 1995)

Questions remain over alfacalcidol's efficacy in preventing secondary hyperparathyroidism

BMJ 1995;311:124.3 (Published 8 July 1995)

Authors' reply

BMJ 1995;311:124.4 (Published 8 July 1995)

Psychosis due to “skunk”

BMJ 1995;311:125.1 (Published 8 July 1995)

Rationing is not inevitable

BMJ 1995;311:125.2 (Published 8 July 1995)

Education and prevalence of Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia

BMJ 1995;311:125.3 (Published 8 July 1995)

A study of patients living in institutes may bias the findings

BMJ 1995;311:126.1 (Published 8 July 1995)

Author's reply

BMJ 1995;311:126.2 (Published 8 July 1995)

Promoting cost effective prescribing

BMJ 1995;311:126.3 (Published 8 July 1995)

More trials from general practice are needed

BMJ 1995;311:126.4 (Published 8 July 1995)

Cost effectiveness rapidly becomes cost containment

BMJ 1995;311:126.5 (Published 8 July 1995)

Fundholding and prescribing

BMJ 1995;311:127.1 (Published 8 July 1995)

Similar savings in non-fundholding practices are not similarly rewarded

BMJ 1995;311:127.2 (Published 8 July 1995)

Capitation payments would be fairer

BMJ 1995;311:127.3 (Published 8 July 1995)

High spending practices may benefit most from fundholding

BMJ 1995;311:128.1 (Published 8 July 1995)

Patient dissatisfaction may be underreported

BMJ 1995;311:128.2 (Published 8 July 1995)

Prescribing practice may have been inefficient

BMJ 1995;311:128.3 (Published 8 July 1995)

Reorganisation of prescribing practices should not be delayed

BMJ 1995;311:128.4 (Published 8 July 1995)

Most savings come from a small number of generic drugs

BMJ 1995;311:128.5 (Published 8 July 1995)

Authors' reply

BMJ 1995;311:128.6 (Published 8 July 1995)

Continuing medical education does not guarantee standards

BMJ 1995;311:129.1 (Published 8 July 1995)

Use of albumin

BMJ 1995;311:129.2 (Published 8 July 1995)

Roger's ants: a new pest in hospitals

BMJ 1995;311:129.3 (Published 8 July 1995)

Minerva

Minerva

BMJ 1995;311:138 (Published 8 July 1995)

Fillers

A MEMORABLE PATIENT

BMJ 1995;311:92 (Published 8 July 1995)

WORDS TO THE WISE

BMJ 1995;311:98 (Published 8 July 1995)

A MEMORABLE OUTPATIENT

BMJ 1995;311:105 (Published 8 July 1995)

Papers

Papers - continued

General practice

Education and debate

Fortnightly Review: The treatment of gall stones

BMJ 1995;311:99 (Published 8 July 1995)

ABC of Medical Computing: GETTING YOUR COMPUTER UP AND RUNNING

BMJ 1995;311:106 (Published 8 July 1995)

Qualitative Research: Rigour and qualitative research

BMJ 1995;311:109 (Published 8 July 1995)

How To Do It: Work in a developing country

BMJ 1995;311:113 (Published 8 July 1995)

Ethical Debate: Doctors' legal position in treating temporarily incompetent patients

BMJ 1995;311:115.1 (Published 8 July 1995)

Ethical Debate: Case history: head injury and drunkenness

BMJ 1995;311:115.2 (Published 8 July 1995)

Ethical Debate: Case history: serious drug overdoses

BMJ 1995;311:115.3 (Published 8 July 1995)

Ethical Debate: Legal issues

BMJ 1995;311:116 (Published 8 July 1995)

Ethical Debate: Presumption of incompetence

BMJ 1995;311:117.1 (Published 8 July 1995)

Ethical Debate: Doctors' duty to patients

BMJ 1995;311:117.2 (Published 8 July 1995)

Ethical Debate: Practical ethics

BMJ 1995;311:118.1 (Published 8 July 1995)

Ethical Debate: Providing treatment against a patient's wishes

BMJ 1995;311:118.2 (Published 8 July 1995)

MEDICOPOLITICAL DIGEST

Soundings

Out of the mouths..

BMJ 1995;311:132.1 (Published 8 July 1995)

Eating well

BMJ 1995;311:132.2 (Published 8 July 1995)

Personal Views

The NHS benefits from doctors working abroad

BMJ 1995;311:133 (Published 8 July 1995)

Mutiny in the cholera centre

BMJ 1995;311:134 (Published 8 July 1995)

MEDICINE AND THE MEDIA

Partial truths

BMJ 1995;311:135.1 (Published 8 July 1995)

Lifestyle advice from Planet Granada

BMJ 1995;311:135.2 (Published 8 July 1995)

Medicine and books

Correction

Correction

BMJ 1995;311:129.4 (Published 8 July 1995)