08 December 2012 (Vol 345, Issue 7886)

Editor's Choice

This week's Editor's Choice section

Oxygen and publicity

BMJ 2012;345:e8285 (Published 5 December 2012)

News

This week's News section

Patients should be reviewed by a consultant once every 24 hours, report says

BMJ 2012;345:e8262 (Published 4 December 2012)

NICE is urged to make drug companies supply all trial data

BMJ 2012;345:e8294 (Published 5 December 2012)

In brief

BMJ 2012;345:e8265 (Published 5 December 2012)

New league table will drive improvements in hospitals and care homes, says health secretary

BMJ 2012;345:e8174 (Published 29 November 2012)

New bill aims to embolden doctors to practise innovative medicine

BMJ 2012;345:e8271 (Published 4 December 2012)

Incidence of severe disability among very premature babies has not changed for a decade

BMJ 2012;345:e8264 (Published 4 December 2012)

Personal health budgets will be rolled out to over 50 000 people

BMJ 2012;345:e8233 (Published 3 December 2012)

NHS is “full” owing to rise in emergency admissions and poor discharge procedures, report says

BMJ 2012;345:e8245 (Published 4 December 2012)

Surgeon is taking claims of victimisation over whistleblowing to High Court

BMJ 2012;345:e8247 (Published 3 December 2012)

Columbia judge orders tobacco firms to admit “fraudulently denying” harms of smoking

BMJ 2012;345:e8205 (Published 30 November 2012)

Transforming lives through access to antiretrovirals

BMJ 2012;345:e8283 (Published 5 December 2012)

Offer regular HIV tests to high risk groups to reduce late diagnoses, says public health agency

BMJ 2012;345:e8169 (Published 30 November 2012)

Daily Mail story on care of sick babies was “highly misleading,” says BMJ editor

BMJ 2012;345:e8240 (Published 4 December 2012)

Editorials

This week's Editorials section

fMRI for vegetative and minimally conscious states

BMJ 2012;345:e8045 (Published 28 November 2012)

Contraception policies in the US are reactionary

BMJ 2012;345:e8069 (Published 30 November 2012)

Improving the process of translational research

BMJ 2012;345:e7837 (Published 23 November 2012)

Long term follow-up of extremely preterm neonates

BMJ 2012;345:e8252 (Published 4 December 2012)

Research

Research - continued

Feature

This week's Feature section

Lifebox: Make it zero

BMJ 2012;345:e8241 (Published 4 December 2012)

Is abortion worldwide becoming more restrictive?

BMJ 2012;345:e8161 (Published 4 December 2012)

UK’s shameful record on female genital mutilation

BMJ 2012;345:e8121 (Published 3 December 2012)

Analysis

This week's Analysis section

Making medicines evergreen

BMJ 2012;345:e7941 (Published 29 November 2012)

Letters

This week's Letters section

Trial does not change the conclusions of Cochrane review of long term hormone therapy for perimenopausal and postmenopausal women

BMJ 2012;345:e8141 (Published 3 December 2012)

Study had insufficient power to investigate safety

BMJ 2012;345:e8146 (Published 3 December 2012)

Was the composite outcome specified in the original protocol?

BMJ 2012;345:e8144 (Published 3 December 2012)

The age hypothesis does not stand up to scrutiny

BMJ 2012;345:e8149 (Published 3 December 2012)

Authors’ reply to Marjoribanks and colleagues, Rossouw and colleagues, Schroll and Lundh, and McPherson

BMJ 2012;345:e8164 (Published 3 December 2012)

Press release was misleading

BMJ 2012;345:e8162 (Published 3 December 2012)

At least one systematic reviewer must be a disease expert

BMJ 2012;345:e8011 (Published 3 December 2012)

British Paediatric and Adolescent Bone Group’s position statement on vitamin D deficiency

BMJ 2012;345:e8182 (Published 3 December 2012)

Many patients have an identifiable genetic cause of Hirschsprung’s disease

BMJ 2012;345:e8199 (Published 3 December 2012)

Anorectal function is not always normal after surgery in Hirschsprung’s disease

BMJ 2012;345:e8192 (Published 3 December 2012)

Suicide prevention and mental illness

BMJ 2012;345:e8201 (Published 3 December 2012)

Problems with the GP contract date back to 2004

BMJ 2012;345:e7816 (Published 3 December 2012)

Revalidation will not reliably detect poorly performing doctors

BMJ 2012;345:e8009 (Published 3 December 2012)

Views & Reviews

This week's Views & Reviews section

All in it together?

Des Spence

BMJ 2012;345:e8168 (Published 30 November 2012)

Views & Reviews - continued

Lest we forget

Mary E Black

BMJ 2012;345:e8158 (Published 30 November 2012)

Patients with melanoma are avoiding follow-up to get insurance

Ciarstan McArdle

BMJ 2012;345:e7803 (Published 3 December 2012)

Pedantry and Patricia Highsmith

Theodore Dalrymple

BMJ 2012;345:e8150 (Published 30 November 2012)

The Billroth Lecture

Desmond O’Neill

BMJ 2012;345:e8157 (Published 3 December 2012)

Obituaries

This week's Obituaries section

Hugh Henry Bentall

BMJ 2012;345:e8010 (Published 3 December 2012)

Clinical Review

This week's Clinical Review section

Advances in radiotherapy

BMJ 2012;345:e7765 (Published 4 December 2012)

Practice

This week's Practice section

Therapeutics: Emergency oxygen use

BMJ 2012;345:e6856 (Published 18 October 2012)

Uncertainties: Does routine oxygen supplementation in patients with acute stroke improve outcome?

BMJ 2012;345:e6976 (Published 30 November 2012)

Endgames

This week's Endgames section

A case of loin pain: a cause close to the heart

BMJ 2012;345:e6644 (Published 16 October 2012)

Magnetic resonance imaging of lumbar spine

BMJ 2012;344:e4010 (Published 13 June 2012)

Parametric statistical tests for independent groups: numerical data

BMJ 2012;345:e8145 (Published 30 November 2012)

Minerva

This week's Minerva section

Minerva

BMJ 2012;345:e7975 (Published 5 December 2012)

Minerva

BMJ 2012;345:e7974 (Published 5 December 2012)

Research News

This week's Research News section

Prescribe exercise for men with dyslipidaemia

BMJ 2012;345:e8209 (Published 3 December 2012)

ART regimen protects children from malaria

BMJ 2012;345:e8214 (Published 3 December 2012)

Automated calls and letters encourage adults to fill first prescriptions

BMJ 2012;345:e8215 (Published 3 December 2012)

Maltreated neglected children are more likely be troubled adults

BMJ 2012;345:e8216 (Published 4 December 2012)

Interactive alerts improve immune status of patients with HIV

BMJ 2012;345:e8217 (Published 4 December 2012)

Protected sleep time for US interns

BMJ 2012;345:e8224 (Published 5 December 2012)