22 December 2012 (Vol 345, Issue 7888)

Editor's Choice

This week's Editor's Choice section

The view from space

BMJ 2012;345:e8605 (Published 19 December 2012)

Editorials

This week's Editorials section

When managers rule

BMJ 2012;345:e8239 (Published 19 December 2012)

Dirty, deluded, and dangerous

BMJ 2012;345:e8330 (Published 18 December 2012)

Everyone could enjoy the “survival advantage” of elite athletes

BMJ 2012;345:e8338 (Published 13 December 2012)

Research

This week's Research section

Why Rudolph’s nose is red: observational study

BMJ 2012;345:e8311 (Published 17 December 2012)

Using a dog’s superior olfactory sensitivity to identify Clostridium difficile in stools and patients: proof of principle study

BMJ 2012;345:e7396 (Published 13 December 2012)

Mind wandering and driving: responsibility case-control study

BMJ 2012;345:e8105 (Published 13 December 2012)

Pain over speed bumps in diagnosis of acute appendicitis: diagnostic accuracy study

BMJ 2012;345:e8012 (Published 17 December 2012)

Nutritional content of supermarket ready meals and recipes by television chefs in the United Kingdom: cross sectional study

BMJ 2012;345:e7607 (Published 17 December 2012)

Building a metaphor: Another brick in the wall?

BMJ 2012;345:e8302 (Published 17 December 2012)

A shaggy dog story

BMJ 2012;345:e7751 (Published 13 December 2012)

The tooth fairy and malpractice

BMJ 2012;345:e3027 (Published 13 December 2012)

Sport

Evolution Of Practice

This week's Evolution Of Practice section

Gastroscopic painting

BMJ 2012;345:e8323 (Published 18 December 2012)

Push, pull, squeeze, clamp: 100 years of changes in the management of the third stage of labour as described by Ten Teachers

BMJ 2012;345:e8270 (Published 19 December 2012)

Bringing surgical history to life

BMJ 2012;345:e8135 (Published 18 December 2012)

The Lives Of Doctors

This week's The Lives Of Doctors section

Doctors on television: analysis of doctors’ experiences during filming of a documentary in the workplace

BMJ 2012;345:e8220 (Published 19 December 2012)

An early British case of neuromyelitis optica (1850)

BMJ 2012;345:e6430 (Published 17 December 2012)

Is it time for an evidence based uniform for doctors?

BMJ 2012;345:e8286 (Published 18 December 2012)

Yesterday's World

This week's Yesterday's World section

Revisiting the harem conspiracy and death of Ramesses III: anthropological, forensic, radiological, and genetic study

BMJ 2012;345:e8268 (Published 17 December 2012)

Toilet hygiene in the classical era

BMJ 2012;345:e8287 (Published 17 December 2012)

John Collins Warren (1778-1856): An American surgeon in London

BMJ 2012;345:e8251 (Published 17 December 2012)

Placebos in 19th century medicine: a quantitative analysis of the BMJ

BMJ 2012;345:e8326 (Published 18 December 2012)

Surgical thimbles

BMJ 2012;345:e8447 (Published 17 December 2012)

Barbara Hepworth’s hospital drawings

BMJ 2012;345:e8529 (Published 19 December 2012)

Thoughts For Today

This week's Thoughts For Today section

Using speed of ageing and “microlives” to communicate the effects of lifetime habits and environment

BMJ 2012;345:e8223 (Published 17 December 2012)

All in this together: the corporate capture of public health

BMJ 2012;345:e8082 (Published 17 December 2012)

Learning from the abolitionists, the first social movement

BMJ 2012;345:e8301 (Published 19 December 2012)

Tomorrow's World

This week's Tomorrow's World section

Can I take a space flight? Considerations for doctors

BMJ 2012;345:e8124 (Published 13 December 2012)

Case report of E.T.—The Extra-Terrestrial

BMJ 2012;345:e8127 (Published 18 December 2012)