11 August 2001 (Vol 323, Issue 7308)

Editor's Choice

Aspiring to be global

BMJ 2001;323:0.2 (Published 11 August 2001)

Aspiring to be global

BMJ 2001;323:0.1 (Published 11 August 2001)

News

Indian doctors defend “unethical” anticancer drug trial

BMJ 2001;323:299.1 (Published 11 August 2001)

Second US institute investigates use of drug in asthma trial

BMJ 2001;323:299.2 (Published 11 August 2001)

UK civil rights groups question safety of stun guns

BMJ 2001;323:300.1 (Published 11 August 2001)

MMR vaccine row raises questions of clinical freedom

BMJ 2001;323:300.2 (Published 11 August 2001)

In brief

BMJ 2001;323:300.3 (Published 11 August 2001)

Researchers deny any attempt to mislead the public over JAMA article on arthritis drug

BMJ 2001;323:301.1 (Published 11 August 2001)

AIDS campaigners to take South Africa's health ministry to court

BMJ 2001;323:301.2 (Published 11 August 2001)

Asthma “crisis” for black Americans

BMJ 2001;323:302.1 (Published 11 August 2001)

New child health tsar promises shake-up of services

BMJ 2001;323:302.2 (Published 11 August 2001)

US tries to ban human cloning

BMJ 2001;323:302.3 (Published 11 August 2001)

Editorials

Management of nodular thyroid disease

BMJ 2001;323:293 (Published 11 August 2001)

The Campbell Collaboration

BMJ 2001;323:294 (Published 11 August 2001)

Measuring the efficiency of health systems

BMJ 2001;323:295 (Published 11 August 2001)

Fabricated or induced illness in children

BMJ 2001;323:296 (Published 11 August 2001)

Improving patients' safety by gathering information

BMJ 2001;323:298 (Published 11 August 2001)

Letters

This week's Letters section

Is the NHS guilty of ageism by not giving free personal care for some older people in England?

BMJ 2001;323:337.1 (Published 11 August 2001)

New beginning for care for elderly people?

BMJ 2001;323:337.2 (Published 11 August 2001)

Maintaining older people's dignity and autonomy in healthcare settings

BMJ 2001;323:340.1 (Published 11 August 2001)

Chemotherapy could be given at patients' workplace

BMJ 2001;323:340.2 (Published 11 August 2001)

New approach to clinical trials and drug registration

BMJ 2001;323:341.1 (Published 11 August 2001)

Letters - continued

Surgeons' attitudes to intraoperative death

BMJ 2001;323:341.2 (Published 11 August 2001)

H pylori testing and endoscopy for dyspepsia in primary care

BMJ 2001;323:342 (Published 11 August 2001)

Some patients seem not to have been included in census

BMJ 2001;323:343.1 (Published 11 August 2001)

Sudden death may not be best

BMJ 2001;323:343.2 (Published 11 August 2001)

Fillers

Physicians

BMJ 2001;323:318.2 (Published 11 August 2001)

Another Englishman

BMJ 2001;323:318.3 (Published 11 August 2001)

Life hangs on chance and the generosity of others

BMJ 2001;323:327 (Published 11 August 2001)

Magisterial

BMJ 2001;323:332.2 (Published 11 August 2001)

Reserve thy judgment

BMJ 2001;323:333 (Published 11 August 2001)

Be on your guard

BMJ 2001;323:334.2 (Published 11 August 2001)

This Week In the BMJ

Efficiency of health systems could be improved

BMJ 2001;323:0.5 (Published 11 August 2001)

Higher rates of breast feeding would reduce infant mortality

BMJ 2001;323:0.3 (Published 11 August 2001)

Combined zinc and vitamin A supplementation reduces diarrhoea and dysentery

BMJ 2001;323:0.6 (Published 11 August 2001)

Heavier babies have higher IQs

BMJ 2001;323:0.4 (Published 11 August 2001)

Singlehanded general practitioners are not underperforming

BMJ 2001;323:0.7 (Published 11 August 2001)

Clinical Reviews

Sports medicine

BMJ 2001;323:328 (Published 11 August 2001)

Deterioration of symptoms after start of thyroid hormone replacement

BMJ 2001;323:332.1 (Published 11 August 2001)

News extra [these stories appear only on the web]

Most NHS Direct callers are offered self care advice, study shows

BMJ 2001;323:302.4 (Published 11 August 2001)

Genetically inherited heart disease may not show until mid-life

BMJ 2001;323:302.5 (Published 11 August 2001)

Government simplifies warnings on air pollution

BMJ 2001;323:302.6 (Published 11 August 2001)

Canadian doctors brace themselves as cannabis becomes legal

BMJ 2001;323:302.7 (Published 11 August 2001)

Papers

Papers - continued

Primary care

Information in practice

Education and debate

EXHIBITION

Reviews

BMJ 2001;323:346 (Published 11 August 2001)

PRESS

Cot death confusion: explaining the unexplainable

BMJ 2001;323:347 (Published 11 August 2001)

Book

WEBSITE OF THE WEEK

Testing intelligence

BMJ 2001;323:348.2 (Published 11 August 2001)

BESTSELLERS

Bestsellers

BMJ 2001;323:348.3 (Published 11 August 2001)

Personal View

The burden of evidence

BMJ 2001;323:349.1 (Published 11 August 2001)

Soundings

Paging Dr Parris

BMJ 2001;323:349.2 (Published 11 August 2001)

Review

Minerva

BMJ 2001;323:350 (Published 11 August 2001)

Obituary