27 May 2006 (Vol 332, Issue 7552)

Editor's Choice

Taking a stand

BMJ 2006;332:0.7 (Published 25 May 2006)

News

Having fewer hospital beds does not mean less health care

BMJ 2006;332:1229.1 (Published 25 May 2006)

Attorney general is to intervene in case of expert witness immunity

BMJ 2006;332:1229.2 (Published 25 May 2006)

In brief

BMJ 2006;332:1230.1 (Published 25 May 2006)

Report gives snapshot health research funding in the UK

BMJ 2006;332:1230.2 (Published 25 May 2006)

Amnesty says human rights have been eclipsed by “war on terror”

BMJ 2006;332:1231.1 (Published 25 May 2006)

Human rights group calls on Israel to save Palestinian health services

BMJ 2006;332:1231.2 (Published 25 May 2006)

Derbyshire primary care trust “failed to consult” over contract

BMJ 2006;332:1233.4 (Published 25 May 2006)

WHO's director general dies

BMJ 2006;332:1234.1 (Published 25 May 2006)

Half a million children a year die of AIDS through lack of drugs

BMJ 2006;332:1234.2 (Published 25 May 2006)

Editorials

Spontaneous miscarriage in the first trimester

BMJ 2006;332:1223 (Published 25 May 2006)

How much and how often should we drink?

BMJ 2006;332:1224 (Published 25 May 2006)

Patient agendas in primary care

BMJ 2006;332:1225 (Published 25 May 2006)

Information and intelligence for healthy populations

BMJ 2006;332:1226 (Published 25 May 2006)

The palliative role of orthopaedics

BMJ 2006;332:1227 (Published 25 May 2006)

Research

Letters

Letters - continued

Obituaries

Roger Bryce-Smith

BMJ 2006;332:1277.1 (Published 25 May 2006)

Cecil Cameron Ewing

BMJ 2006;332:1278.1 (Published 25 May 2006)

Berta (“Betty”) Gol

BMJ 2006;332:1278.2 (Published 25 May 2006)

Harry Hanson

BMJ 2006;332:1278.3 (Published 25 May 2006)

Khalid Karam

BMJ 2006;332:1278.4 (Published 25 May 2006)

Kumaran (“Bob”) Ratnasingham

BMJ 2006;332:1278.5 (Published 25 May 2006)

Howard Watson

BMJ 2006;332:1278.6 (Published 25 May 2006)

James Neville Frederick West

BMJ 2006;332:1278.7 (Published 25 May 2006)

Clinical Review

Management of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

BMJ 2006;332:1251 (Published 25 May 2006)

Practice

This Week In the BMJ

Minerva

Minerva

BMJ 2006;332:1282 (Published 25 May 2006)

Fillers

Many people report pain for a long time after a stroke

BMJ 2006;332:0.6 (Published 25 May 2006)

My worst day

BMJ 2006;332:1250 (Published 25 May 2006)

For surgeons

BMJ 2006;332:1255 (Published 25 May 2006)

Ben

BMJ 2006;332:1258 (Published 25 May 2006)

A cautionary tale

BMJ 2006;332:1260 (Published 25 May 2006)

Nauseated/nauseous

BMJ 2006;332:1271 (Published 25 May 2006)

Advice

BMJ 2006;332:1277.2 (Published 25 May 2006)

News roundup [abridged versions appear in the paper journal]

Consultants' pay goes up, but productivity goes down, MPs told

BMJ 2006;332:1232.1 (Published 25 May 2006)

Doctors' faith in the GMC falls, while the public's rises

BMJ 2006;332:1232.2 (Published 25 May 2006)

Science meets art in exhibition of plants and medicines

BMJ 2006;332:1232.3 (Published 25 May 2006)

WHO calls for registration of all clinical trials

BMJ 2006;332:1232.4 (Published 25 May 2006)

Dutch patients are warned against stem cell treatment

BMJ 2006;332:1232.5 (Published 25 May 2006)

Sudanese health minister's advocacy of condoms sparks protest

BMJ 2006;332:1233.1 (Published 25 May 2006)

Secret report surfaces showing that Pfizer was at fault in Nigerian drug tests

BMJ 2006;332:1233.2 (Published 25 May 2006)

EU tightens regulations on food labelling

BMJ 2006;332:1233.3 (Published 25 May 2006)

News extra [these stories appear only on the web]

Analysis and Comment

Review of NICE's recommendations, 1999-2005

BMJ 2006;332:1266.1 (Published 25 May 2006)

NICE work

BMJ 2006;332:1266.2 (Published 25 May 2006)

How NICE may be outflanked

BMJ 2006;332:1268 (Published 25 May 2006)

Reviews

NHS: The Musical!

BMJ 2006;332:1279 (Published 25 May 2006)

HIV is changing the face of tropical medicine

BMJ 2006;332:1280 (Published 25 May 2006)

Rugby union should ban contested scrums

BMJ 2006;332:1281.1 (Published 25 May 2006)

Advice to science writers

BMJ 2006;332:1281.2 (Published 25 May 2006)