14 April 2012 (Vol 344, Issue 7852)

Editor's Choice

This week's Editor's Choice section

Back to basics with the three Rs

BMJ 2012;344:e2654 (Published 12 April 2012)



This week's Editorials section

Antibiotic drug research and development

BMJ 2012;344:e2591 (Published 11 April 2012)

New guidance for troponin assays

BMJ 2012;344:e1736 (Published 15 March 2012)

Health literacy

BMJ 2012;344:e2188 (Published 22 March 2012)

Subgroup analyses

BMJ 2012;344:e2022 (Published 15 March 2012)

Managing hyperacute ischaemic stroke with interventional neuroradiology

BMJ 2012;344:e857 (Published 13 February 2012)

The role of regulation in healthcare

BMJ 2012;344:e821 (Published 10 February 2012)



This week's Feature section

Research paper of the year: interventions to improve health

BMJ 2012;344:e2444 (Published 4 April 2012)

How collaboration is providing new drugs for neglected diseases

BMJ 2012;344:e2453 (Published 5 April 2012)


This week's Analysis section

Challenges of drug resistance in the developing world

BMJ 2012;344:e1567 (Published 3 April 2012)

3Rs for innovating novel antibiotics: sharing resources, risks, and rewards

BMJ 2012;344:e1782 (Published 3 April 2012)


This week's Letters section

Algorithm for investigating focal liver lesions doesn’t apply to patients at high risk of hepatocellular carcinoma

BMJ 2012;344:e2558 (Published 10 April 2012)

Biopsy is not appropriate for incidentally detected liver lesions

BMJ 2012;344:e2559 (Published 10 April 2012)

Authors’ reply to Aspinall and Dunne and colleagues

BMJ 2012;344:e2561 (Published 10 April 2012)

Editorial on treating sciatica was fundamentally flawed

BMJ 2012;344:e2487 (Published 10 April 2012)

Evidence shows that epidural steroid is effective in sciatica

BMJ 2012;344:e2486 (Published 10 April 2012)

Author’s reply to Bernard and Grayson

BMJ 2012;344:e2562 (Published 10 April 2012)

Ice in the mouth for epistaxis

BMJ 2012;344:e2573 (Published 10 April 2012)

Don’t let misinformation derail the trachoma elimination programme

BMJ 2012;344:e2579 (Published 10 April 2012)

Authors’ reply to Solomon writing on behalf of 18 others

BMJ 2012;344:e2588 (Published 10 April 2012)

Invest now in adaptive strategies to cope with weather instability

BMJ 2012;344:e2585 (Published 10 April 2012)

Opportunity to discuss voluntary family planning was missed in spotlight on climate change

BMJ 2012;344:e2575 (Published 10 April 2012)

Wake up and smell the coffee

BMJ 2012;344:e2576 (Published 10 April 2012)

Identify hearing impairment and take action

BMJ 2012;344:e2577 (Published 10 April 2012)


This week's Observations section

How will the US Supreme Court rule on health reform?

Douglas Kamerow

BMJ 2012;344:e2626 (Published 11 April 2012)

Views & Reviews

This week's Views & Reviews section

The Economist

Des Spence

BMJ 2012;344:e2620 (Published 11 April 2012)

Lister and the reputation robbing historians

Wendy Moore

BMJ 2012;344:e2603 (Published 11 April 2012)

Mathematics is bad for you: population risk reduction medicalises us all

James Le Fanu

BMJ 2012;344:e2612 (Published 11 April 2012)

Innocent tumours

Theodore Dalrymple

BMJ 2012;344:e2410 (Published 11 April 2012)

The Normal Child

Ian Johnston

BMJ 2012;344:e2436 (Published 11 April 2012)


This week's Obituaries section

Vincent “Ċensu” Tabone

BMJ 2012;344:e2623 (Published 11 April 2012)

Wilfred Ernest Chapman

BMJ 2012;344:e2068 (Published 27 March 2012)

Robert Andrew Fay

BMJ 2012;344:e2056 (Published 15 March 2012)

Jack Gould

BMJ 2012;344:e1446 (Published 15 March 2012)

Murray Archibald Jackson

BMJ 2012;344:e2054 (Published 15 March 2012)

Alan Ernest Gerald Pearson

BMJ 2012;344:e1445 (Published 15 March 2012)

Naveen Premaratne

BMJ 2012;344:e2080 (Published 27 March 2012)

Clinical Review

This week's Clinical Review section

Cluster headache

BMJ 2012;344:e2407 (Published 11 April 2012)


This week's Practice section

Therapeutics: Antimuscarinic drugs to treat overactive bladder

BMJ 2012;344:e2130 (Published 27 March 2012)

10-Minute Consultation: A scaly rash on the hands

BMJ 2012;344:e2252 (Published 28 March 2012)


This week's Endgames section

Non-parametric statistical tests for two related groups: numerical data

BMJ 2012;344:e2537 (Published 11 April 2012)

Fever and haemoptysis in an injecting drug user

BMJ 2012;344:e1568 (Published 13 March 2012)

Kidney failure with a diagnostic chest radiograph

BMJ 2012;344:e659 (Published 3 February 2012)


This week's Minerva section


BMJ 2012;344:e2547 (Published 11 April 2012)


BMJ 2012;344:e2538 (Published 11 April 2012)

Research News

This week's Research News section

All you need to read in the other general journals

BMJ 2012;344:e2602 (Published 11 April 2012)

Head to Head

This week's Head to Head section

Should we treat lower urinary tract symptoms without a definitive diagnosis? Yes

BMJ 2011;343:d6038 (Published 1 December 2011)

Should we treat lower urinary tract symptoms without a definitive diagnosis? No

BMJ 2011;343:d6058 (Published 1 December 2011)


On nakedness at work

BMJ 2012;344:e1368 (Published 21 March 2012)