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BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL Issue: 2009 NUMB 7718
Risk of suicidal behaviour in adults taking antidepressants: Increased risk is probably restricted to younger
people and varies greatly between individual medicines Page(s) 411
Diagnosis of venous thromboembolism: D-dimer tests can help management but cannot replace clinical
judgment Page(s) 412-413
BMJ pico for original research in the print BMJ: We are now rolling this out for all research Page(s) 414-
Obama tries to defuse anger over healthcare reforms Page(s) 417
Health secretary urges GPs to be ``creative'' in prescribing exercise Page(s) 417
Fears that full impact of typhoon in Taiwan is only just beginning to emerge Page(s) 418
CMO prioritises groups to be vaccinated against swine flu Page(s) 418
Preventing diarrhoea should be global priority, says WHO Page(s) 419
Sub-Saharan Africa needs to double number of health workers Page(s) 419
Doctors condemn website that allows patients to rate and compare hospital performance Page(s) 420
The new(ish) health secretary promises some breathing space for NHS clinicians and managers Page(s)
City council considers adults only certificate for films with smoking Page(s) 421
Recession could increase alcohol and drug addiction Page(s) 421-421
Pandemic lessons from Australia Page(s) 424-426
Views from Venice Page(s) 427
What's the difference between a hospital and a bottling factory?: Efficient processes are essential to good
and cost effective care. But health services need to look beyond manufacturing for models Page(s) 428-
Morton, A. Cornwell, J.
Priority patients in a pandemonium Page(s) 461
Rekindled passion: fire and fallout Page(s) 462
Doctors and the dictator Page(s) 463
The Diary of a Teenage Health Freak Page(s) 463-463
Risk of suicidality in clinical trials of antidepressants in adults: analysis of proprietary data submitted to US
Food and Drug Administration Page(s) 431-434
Stone, M. Laughren, T. Jones, M.L. Levenson, M. Holland, P.C. Hughes, A. Hammad, T.A. Temple, R.
Effect of withdrawal of co-proxamol on prescribing and deaths from drug poisoning in England and Wales:
time series analysis Page(s) 435-437
Hawton, K. Bergen, H. Simkin, S. Brock, A. Griffiths, C. Romeri, E. Smith, K.L. Kapur, N. Gunnell, D.
Five year prognosis in patients with angina identified in primary care: incident cohort study Page(s) 438-
Buckley, B.S. Simpson, C.R. McLernon, D.J. Murphy, A.W. Hannaford, P.C.
Prevalence and structural correlates of gender based violence among a prospective cohort of female sex
workers Page(s) 442-444
Shannon, K. Kerr, T. Strathdee, S.A. Shoveller, J. Montaner, J.S. Tyndall, M.W.
Effect of timing of first postnatal care home visit on neonatal mortality in Bangladesh: a prospective cohort
study Page(s) 445-448
Baqui, A.H. Projahnmo 1 Study Group
Neuraminidase inhibitors for treatment and prophylaxis of influenza in children: systematic review and
meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials Page(s) 449
Shun-Shin, M. Thompson, M. Heneghan, C. Perera, R. Harnden, A. Mant, D.
Excluding venous thromboembolism using point of care D-dimer tests in outpatients: a diagnostic meta-
analysis Page(s) 450
Geersing, G.J. Janssen, K.J.M. Oudega, R. Bax, L. Hoes, A.W. Reitsma, J.B.
The changing epidemiology of lung cancer with a focus on screening Page(s) 451-454
Silvestri, G.A. Alberg, A.J. Ravene, J.
Rational testing: Initial investigation of amenorrhoea Page(s) 455-456
Dickerson, E.H. Raghunath, A.S. Atkin, S.L.
10-minute consultation: Herpes zoster ophthalmicus Page(s) 457-458
Lam, F.C. Law, A. Wykes, W.
NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE Issue: 2009 VOL 361; NUMB 9
Elements of Danger - The Case of Medical Imaging Page(s) 841-842
H1N1 Influenza, Public Health Preparedness, and Health Care Reform Page(s) 843-845
Medical History: Dr. Holmes at 200 - The Spirit of Skepticism Page(s) 846
Bryan, C.S. Podolsky, S.H.
Understanding How Americans View Health Care Reform Page(s) e13
Blendon, R.J. Benson, J.M.
Exposure to Low-Dose Ionizing Radiation from Medical Imaging Procedures Page(s) 849-857
Early Diagnosis of Myocardial Infarction with Sensitive Cardiac Troponin Assays Page(s) 858-867
Sensitive Troponin I Assay in Early Diagnosis of Acute Myocardial Infarction Page(s) 868-877
Shattuck Lecture: The Hypertension Paradox - More Uncontrolled Disease despite Improved Therapy
Mechanisms of Disease: Interleukin-17 and Type 17 Helper T Cells Page(s) 888-898
Miossec, P. Korn, T. Kuchroo, V.K.
Retinal Detachment in Malignant Hypertension Page(s) 899
Tajunisah, I. Patel, D.K.
Unilateral Epistaxis Page(s) e14
Chu, Y.-H. Lee, J.-C.
A Woman with Fever, Rash, and Lymphadenopathy Page(s) 900-912
Abramson, J.S. Digumarthy, S. Ferry, J.A.
Clinical Application of Sensitive Troponin Assays Page(s) 913-915
Disclosure of Financial Relationships to Participants in Clinical Research Page(s) 916-921
Finding the Weakness in Cancer Page(s) 922-924
BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL Issue: 2009 NUMB 7719
Sore throat in primary care: Steroids reduce pain in the first day, but data on harms are lacking Page(s)
New methods to deal with publication bias: Are helpful, but prevention is better than cure Page(s) 468
Pain and radiographic damage in osteoarthritis: Are correlated, but managing individual patients requires
consideration of other factors Page(s) 469
Pincus, T. Block, J.A.
Management of stable angina: Lifestyle modification, drug treatment, and evidence based discussion about
further interventions are essential Page(s) 470-471
Future NHS funding A threat or an opportunity? Page(s) 472
Cervical screening by age; A/H1N1 pandemic; Painful bladder syndrome Page(s) 473
Breast screening; Congenital abnormalities; Assisted suicide Page(s) 474
Hundreds of Chinese children left poisoned as metal smelting plants are ordered to close Page(s) 475
Shortfall of family doctors will put US in ``crisis'' by 2020 Page(s) 476
NHS staff told to take more responsibility for their own health Page(s) 477
Regulation of research is hampering progress in US health care Page(s) 478
Homoeopathy should not be used to treat serious diseases says, WHO Page(s) 479
What's new in the other general journals Page(s) 480-481
You can say sorry Page(s) 482-483
The assisted dying debate has been hijacked Page(s) 484
We need minimally disruptive medicine: The burden of treatment for many people with complex, chronic,
comorbidities reduces their capacity to collaborate in their care. Carl May, Victor Montori, and Frances
Mair argue that to be effective, care must be less disruptive Page(s) 485-487
Glad to be here Page(s) 516
Men behaving madly Page(s) 517
We need ideas based medicine Page(s) 518
The Unforgettable Dr Farrell Page(s) 518
Corticosteroids for pain relief in sore throat: systematic review and meta-analysis Page(s) 488-490
Hayward, G. Thompson, M. Heneghan, C. Perera, R. Del Mar, C. Glasziou, P.
Alarm symptoms and identification of non-cancer diagnoses in primary care: cohort study Page(s) 491-
Jones, R. Charlton, J. Latinovic, R. Gulliford, M.C.
Novel methods to deal with publication biases: secondary analysis of antidepressant trials in the FDA trial
registry database and related journal publications Page(s) 494-497
Moreno, S.G. Sutton, A.J. Turner, E.H. Abrams, K.R. Cooper, N.J. Palmer, T.M. Ades, A.E.
Association between radiographic features of knee osteoarthritis and pain: results from two cohort studies
Neogi, T. Felson, D. Niu, J. Nevitt, M. Lewis, C.E. Aliabadi, P. Sack, B. Torner, J. Bradley, L. Zhang, Y.
Use of smokeless tobacco and risk of myocardial infarction and stroke: systematic review with meta-
analysis Page(s) 502
Boffetta, P. Straif, K.
The double jeopardy of clustered measurement and cluster randomisation Page(s) 503-505
Kramer, M.S. Martin, R.M. Sterne, J.A.C. Shapiro, S. Dahhou, M. Platt, R.W.
An overview of how asbestos exposure affects the lung Page(s) 506-510
Currie, G.P. Watt, S.J. Maskell, N.A.
A patient's journey: Mesothelioma Page(s) 511-512
Sweeney, K. Toy, L. Cornwell, J.
10-minute consultation: Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease Page(s) 513-514
Bhala, N. Usherwood, T. George, J.
LANCET -LONDON- VOL 374; NUMBER 9691
COPD-more than just tobacco smoke Page(s) 663
Self-plagiarism: unintentional, harmless, or fraud? Page(s) 664
Revitalising health in Afghanistan Page(s) 664
Phosphodiesterase-4 inhibition in COPD Page(s) 665-667
OByrne, P. M. Gauvreau, G.
From BODE to ADO to outcomes in multimorbid COPD patients Page(s) 667-668
Inhaled corticosteroids in COPD and the risk of pneumonia Page(s) 668-670
Time to define the disorders of the syndrome of COPD Page(s) 670-672
Beasley, R. Weatherall, M. Travers, J. Shirtcliffe, P.
Telemedicine for management of patients with COPD? Page(s) 672-673
McKinstry, B. Pinnock, H. Sheikh, A.
Sex, rights, and politics-from Cairo to Berlin Page(s) 674-675
Greer, G. Chau, K. Hinz, C. Thanenthiran, S.
Elective caesarean sections-risks to the infant Page(s) 675-676
Steer, P. J. Modi, N.
Abortion ban leads to more maternal deaths in Nicaragua Page(s) 677
Stretching the AIDS dollar Page(s) 678
Leonardo Fabbri: investigating the complexity of COPD Page(s) 679
Susan Spencer Page(s) 680
Rivaroxaban versus enoxaparin after total knee arthroplasty Page(s) 681
Raju, N. C. Dimmitt, S. Eikelboom, J. W.
Rivaroxaban versus enoxaparin after total knee arthroplasty Page(s) 681
Rivaroxaban versus enoxaparin after total knee arthroplasty Page(s) 681-682
Longo, U. G. Maffulli, N. Denaro, V.
Rivaroxaban versus enoxaparin after total knee arthroplasty Page(s) 682
Gomez-Outes, A. Suarez-Gea, M. L. Blazquez-Perez, A. Pozo-Hernandez, C. Vargas-Castrillon, E.
Rivaroxaban versus enoxaparin after total knee arthroplasty - Authors reply Page(s) 683
Turpie, A. G. Benson, A. Misselwitz, F.
On empathy: another perspective Page(s) 683-684
Gestational diabetes and health promotion Page(s) 684
Pricing of pneumococcal vaccines under advance market commitments Page(s) 684
Department of Error Page(s) 684
Roflumilast in symptomatic chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: two randomised clinical trials
Calverley, P. M. Rabe, K. F. Goehring, U. M. Kristiansen, S. Fabbri, L. M. Martinez, F. J.
Roflumilast in moderate-to-severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease treated with longacting
bronchodilators: two randomised clinical trials Page(s) 695-703
Fabbri, L. M. Calverley, P. M. Izquierdo-Alonso, J. L. Bundschuh, D. S. Brose, M. Martinez, F. J. Rabe, K.
Expansion of the prognostic assessment of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: the
updated BODE index and the ADO index Page(s) 704-711
Puhan, M. A. Garcia-Aymerich, J. Frey, M. ter Riet, G. Anto, J. M. Agusti, A. G. Gomez, F. P. Rodriguez-
Roisin, R. Moons, K. G. Kessels, A. G.
Budesonide and the risk of pneumonia: a meta-analysis of individual patient data Page(s) 712-719
Sin, D. D. Tashkin, D. Zhang, X. Radner, F. Sjobring, U. Thoren, A. Calverley, P. M. Rennard, S. I.
Caution: coloured medication and the colour blind Page(s) 720
Cole, B. L. Harris, R. W.
Screening for and early detection of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Page(s) 721-732
Soriano, J. B. Zielinski, J. Price, D.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in non-smokers Page(s) 733-743
Salvi, S. S. Barnes, P. J.
New drugs for exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Page(s) 744-755
Hansel, T. T. Barnes, P. J.
A reason to panic in pregnancy Page(s) 756
Pearson, G. A. Eckford, S. D. Trinder, J. Levy, A.
MEDICAL JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIA Issue: 2009 VOL 191; NUMB 4
Critical importance of effective supervision in postgraduate medical education Page(s) 196
Asthma in older adults: a holistic, person-centred and problem-oriented approach Page(s) 197-198
Marks, G.B. Poulos, L.M. Jenkins, C.R. Gibson, P.G.
Evidence-based uncertainty: recent trial results on prostate-specific antigen testing and prostate cancer
mortality Page(s) 199-201
Smith, D.P. Banks, E. Clements, M.S. Gardiner, R.A. Armstrong, B.K.
Health and mortality consequences of abdominal obesity: evidence from the AusDiab study Page(s) 202-
Cameron, A.J. Dunstan, D.W. Owen, N. Zimmet, P.Z. Barr, E.L.M. Tonkin, A.M. Magliano, D.J. Murray,
S.G. Welborn, T.A. Shaw, J.E.
Second opinions in oncology: the experiences of patients attending the Sydney Cancer Centre Page(s)
Tattersall, M.H.N. Dear, R.F. Jansen, J. Shepherd, H.L. Devine, R.J. Horvath, L.G. Boyer, M.J.
Patient privacy versus protecting the patient and the health system from harm: a case study Page(s) 213-
DeWitt, D.E. Ward, S.A. Prabhu, S. Warton, B.
``Through a glass, darkly'': the clinical and ethical implications of Munchausen syndrome Page(s) 217-
Robertson, M.D. Kerridge, I.H.
Clinical supervision by consultants in teaching hospitals Page(s) 220-222
Hore, C.T. Lancashire, W. Fassett, R.G.
The role of research in the failure of the alcopops excise in Australia: what have we learned? Page(s) 223-
Shakeshaft, A. Doran, C.M. Byrnes, J.
Screening for prostate cancer: explaining new trial results and their implications to patients Page(s) 226-
Barratt, A.L. Stockler, M.R.
The King versus Aleck Bourne Page(s) 230-231
de Costa, C.M.
Imported West Nile virus encephalitis in an Israeli tourist Page(s) 232-235
Rogers, B.A. Hueston, L. Ratnam, I.
Syphilitic perioptic neuritis mimicking papilloedema Page(s) 236
Low, G.S.H. Edis, R.H.
Challenging respiratory infections in cystic fibrosis Page(s) 236
Yousef, A.A. Jaffe, A.
What can public health surveillance of emergency department presentations for acute alcohol problems tell
us about social trends in drinking behaviour? Page(s) 237
Muscatello, D.J. Thackway, S.V. Belshaw, D.A. McGrath, D.
Water recycling - forwards or backwards for public health? Page(s) 238
Collignon, P.J. Leder, K.S. O Toole, J.E. Sinclair, M.I.
Making sense of differing bowel cancer screening guidelines Page(s) 239
Bolin, T.D. Korman, M.G. Cowen, A.E.
How to succeed at medical school. An essential guide to learning Page(s) 219-233
Younger onset dementia. A practical guide Page(s) 234
Richard John Smidlin Page(s) 229-234
NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE Issue: 2009 VOL 361; NUMB 10
Why Paying for Health Care Reform Is Difficult and Essential - Numbers and Rules Page(s) 937-939
Prasugrel in Clinical Practice Page(s) 940-941
Weighing Benefits and Risks - The FDA's Review of Prasugrel Page(s) 942-946
Gefitinib or Carboplatin-Paclitaxel in Pulmonary Adenocarcinoma Page(s) 947-957
Screening for Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Mutations in Lung Cancer Page(s) 958-967
Injectable Collagenase Clostridium Histolyticum for Dupuytren's Contracture Page(s) 968-979
Fluvastatin and Perioperative Events in Patients Undergoing Vascular Surgery Page(s) 980-989
Should Coronary Calcium Screening Be Used in Cardiovascular Prevention Strategies? Page(s) 990-997
Current Concepts: Intestinal Transplantation Page(s) 998-1008
Sigmoid Volvulus Page(s) 1009
Chen, P.-H. Chuang, C.-H.
Giant Congenital Nevus Page(s) e15
Kadhiravan, T. Sharma, S.K.
A Change of Heart Page(s) 1010-1017
Personalized Medicine and Inhibition of EGFR Signaling in Lung Cancer Page(s) 1018-1020
BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL Issue: 2009 NUMB 7720
Oral contraceptives and venous thromboembolism Pills containing either levonorgestrel or norethisterone
with the lowest possible dose of oestrogen are advised as first choice Page(s) 521
Incidental findings on brain magnetic resonance imaging Consensus from clinicians and researchers on
management is urgently needed Page(s) 522
van der Lugt, A.
The effects of payment by results Cannot necessarily be predicted by theory and past experience Page(s)
Rosiglitazone or pioglitazone in type 2 diabetes? Longer term safety data are needed before a change in
practice is warranted Page(s) 524
de Vries, C.S. Russell-Jones, D.L.
Vegetarian diets Health benefits are not necessarily unique, but there may be ecological advantages
QRISK validation and evaluation Page(s) 527
Neuropathic pain Page(s) 528
Ottawa rules, OK?; Unnecessary interventions; Valuing health directly Page(s) 529-539
Nursing homes; A/H1N1 flu Page(s) 540
BMJ lends its support to 10:10 climate change campaign UN calls for safe humanitarian corridors in
northern Yemen Page(s) 531
Doctors seek speaker boycott of international conference UK drug related deaths are still rising, say two
reports Page(s) 532
German medical academics accused of accepting cash bribes Page(s) 533
China moves closer to abandoning use of organs from executed prisoners Page(s) 534
Developing nations pour cash into attracting medical tourists Page(s) 535
What's new in the other general journals Page(s) 536-537
In clear sight Page(s) 538-540
de Andrade, M.
Hippocrates, Michael Jackson, and medical ethics Page(s) 541
Does Helicobacter pylori really cause duodenal ulcers? The link between duodenal ulcer and Helicobacter
pylori has revolutionised treatment. Alexander Ford and Nicholas Talley argue that the association is
causal, but Michael Hobsley and colleagues believe acid secretion is the key Page(s) 542-543
Financial incentives to promote social mobility Conditional cash transfer schemes have been shown to
improve health and health behaviours in poorer countries. Ian Forde and Dagmar Zeuner wonder whether a
similar strategy can work in the UK Page(s) 544-546
Just a little scratch? Page(s) 577
The battle for hearts and minds Page(s) 578
A box of tricks Page(s) 579
Ionych Page(s) 579
The cyclopaths Page(s) 580
We aren't the champions Page(s) 580-580
Incidental findings on brain magnetic resonance imaging: systematic review and meta-analysis Incidental
findings are common, particularly with increasing age and with high resolution scans, and should be
mentioned when obtaining informed consent for brain MRI Page(s) 547-550
Morris, Z. Whiteley, W.N. Longstreth, W.T. Weber, F. Lee, Y.-C. Tsushima, Y. Alphs, H. Ladd, S.C.
Warlow, C. Wardlaw, J.M.
Disagreements in meta-analyses using outcomes measured on continuous or rating scales: observer
agreement study Summarising meta-analysis evidence from trials using standardised mean differences is
meant to give clinicians and policy makers highly reliable information, but is much less objective than we
thought Page(s) 551-553
Tendal, B. Higgins, J.P.T. Juni, P. Hrobjartsson, A. Trelle, S. Nuesch, E. Wandel, S. Jorgensen, A.W.
Gesser, K. Ilsoe-Kristensen, S.
Has payment by results affected the way that English hospitals provide care? Difference-in-differences
analysis The quasi-experiment provided by the gradual introduction in England and non-use in Scotland of
a fixed tariff payment system shows that unit costs fell, apparently without lowering quality of care
Farrar, S. Yi, D. Sutton, M. Chalkley, M. Sussex, J. Scott, A.
Hormonal contraception and risk of venous thromboembolism: national follow-up study The absolute risk
of venous thrombosis among Danish pill users was low, although more than twice that of non-users, and
fell with duration of use and decreasing oestrogen dose Page(s) 557-560
Lidegaard, O. Lokkegaard, E. Svendsen, A.L. Agger, C.
The venous thrombotic risk of oral contraceptives, effects of oestrogen dose and progestogen type: results
of the MEGA case-control study Oral contraceptives increased the relative risk of venous thrombosis
fivefold among Dutch women and the safest formulation combined levonorgestrel with a low dose of
oestrogen Page(s) 561
van Hylckama Vlieg, A. Helmerhorst, F.M. Vandenbroucke, J.P. Doggen, C.J.M. Rosendaal, F.R.
Adverse cardiovascular events during treatment with pioglitazone and rosiglitazone: population based
cohort study For these older diabetic Canadians, the risks of admission to hospital for heart failure and
death from any cause were lower with pioglitazone, but there was no difference in risk of myocardial
infarction Page(s) 562
Juurlink, D.N. Gomes, T. Lipscombe, L.L. Austin, P.C. Hux, J.E. Mamdani, M.M.
Contraception for women: an evidence based review Page(s) 563-568
Amy, J.-J. Tripathi, V.
Easily missed?: Subarachnoid haemorrhage Page(s) 569-570
Hankey, G.J. Nelson, M.R.
Lesson of the week: Chronic wound sepsis due to retained vacuum assisted closure foam Page(s) 571-572
Beral, D. Adair, R. Peckham-Cooper, A. Tolan, D. Botterill, I.
10-minute consultation: Reduced sexual desire in women Page(s) 573
Arunakumari, P.S. Walker, S.
Drug point: Topical administration of chloramphenicol can induce acute hepatitis Page(s) 574-576
Doshi, B. Sarkar, S.
JOURNAL- AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION Issue: 2009 VOL 302; NUMB 9
Physician Certification and Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators Page(s) 941-942
Ghali, J.K. Schreiber, T.L. Lick, S.D. Kollar, A.C. Conti, V.R. Whittle, J. Curtis, J.P. Luebbert, J.
Krumholz, H.M. Coromilas, J.
Prognostic Importance of Ventricular Arrhythmia in Patients Treated With Percutaneous Coronary
Intervention Page(s) 943-944
Palmerini, T. De Servi, S. Branzi, A. Mehta, R.H. Armstrong, P.W. Granger, C.B.
Antiphospholipid Syndrome, Microalbuminuria, and Risk of Venous Thromboembolism Page(s) 945-946
Musallam, K.M. Uthman, I. Taher, A.T. Mahmoodi, B.K. Gansevoort, R.T. Kluin-Nelemans, H.C.
Immediate vs Delayed Intervention for Acute Coronary Syndromes: A Randomized Clinical Trial Page(s)
Montalescot, G. Cayla, G. Collet, J.-P. Elhadad, S. Beygui, F. Le Breton, H. Choussat, R. Leclercq, F.
Silvain, J. Duclos, F.
Laparoscopic Uterosacral Nerve Ablation for Alleviating Chronic Pelvic Pain: A Randomized Controlled
Trial Page(s) 955-961
Daniels, J. Gray, R. Hills, R.K. Latthe, P. Buckley, L. Gupta, J. Selman, T. Adey, E. Xiong, T.
Effect of Mass Distribution of Azithromycin for Trachoma Control on Overall Mortality in Ethiopian
Children: A Randomized Trial Page(s) 962-968
Porco, T.C. Gebre, T. Ayele, B. House, J. Keenan, J. Zhou, Z. Hong, K.C. Stoller, N. Ray, K.J. Emerson, P.
Life-Science Research Within US Academic Medical Centers Page(s) 969-976
Zinner, D.E. Campbell, E.G.
Comparison of Registered and Published Primary Outcomes in Randomized Controlled Trials Page(s)
Mathieu, S. Boutron, I. Moher, D. Altman, D.G. Ravaud, P.
Evolving From Reductionism to Holism: Is There a Future for Systems Medicine? Page(s) 994-996
Federoff, H.J. Gostin, L.O.
Assessing the Appropriateness of Care-Its Time Has Come Page(s) 997-998
Cost Shifting Does Not Reduce the Cost of Health Care Page(s) 999-1000
Researchers, Funding, and Priorities: The Razor's Edge Page(s) 1001-1002
Treatment of Bell Palsy: Translating Uncertainty Into Practice Page(s) 1003
Combined Corticosteroid and Antiviral Treatment for Bell Palsy: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
de Almeida, J.R. Khabori, M.A. Guyatt, G.H. Witterick, I.J. Lin, V.Y.W. Nedzelski, J.M. Chen, J.M.
BOOK AND MEDIA REVIEWS Textbook of Physical Diagnosis: History and Examination (Swartz)
Health at Older Ages: The Causes and Consequences of Declining Disability Among the Elderly (Cutler,
Wise, eds) Page(s) 1005
Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases: Definition, Diagnosis, and Management (Rezaei et al, eds) Page(s)
Speaking for the Dead: The Human Body in Biology and Medicine (Jones, Whitaker) Page(s) 1007-1008
MEDICAL NEWS & PERSPECTIVES Program Offers Disadvantaged Teens a Gateway to Health
and Science Careers Page(s) 933-934
Group Issues Revised Guideline for Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring During Labor Page(s) 935
Institute of Medicine Outlines Priorities for Comparative Effectiveness Research Page(s) 936-937
Outbreak of Cryptosporidiosis Associated With a Splash Park-Idaho, 2007 Page(s) 938-940
NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE Issue: 2009 VOL 361; NUMB 11
The Prometheus Payment Model Page(s) 1033-1035
de Brantes, F. Rosenthal, M.B. Painter, M.
The End of Fee-for-Service Medicine? Proposals for Payment Reform in Massachusetts Page(s) 1036-
An Interview with Gail Wilensky Page(s) 1038-1040
Reemergence of PML in Natalizumab-Treated Patients - New Cases, Same Concerns Page(s) 1041
Ticagrelor versus Clopidogrel in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes Page(s) 1045-1057
Recurring Mutations Found by Sequencing an Acute Myeloid Leukemia Genome Page(s) 1058-1066
Asymptomatic Reactivation of JC Virus in Patients Treated with Natalizumab Page(s) 1067-1074
Brief Report: Treatment of Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy Associated with Natalizumab
Brief Report: Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy after Natalizumab Monotherapy Page(s)
Parenteral Nutrition in the Critically Ill Patient Page(s) 1088-1097
Baker's Cyst in a Patient with Rheumatoid Arthritis Page(s) 1098
Bakewell, C. Dugowson, C.
A Man with Fatigue, Cough, and Peripheral-Blood Monocytosis Page(s) 1099-1107
Dey, B.R. Spitzer, T.R. Hasserjian, R.P.
Ticagrelor - Is There Need for a New Player in the Antiplatelet Therapy Field? Page(s) 1108-1110
Cancer Genomes - Continuing Progress Page(s) 1111-1112
Interactive Medical Cases - A New Journal Feature Page(s) 1113
Understanding Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Page(s) 1114-1116
Mutation in TET2 in Myeloid Cancers Age, Neuropathology, and Dementia Autologous Stem Cells for
Multiple Myeloma End-of-Life Practices and Belgium's Euthanasia Law Ruptured Abdominal Aortic
Aneurysm Related to IgG4 Periaortitis Page(s) 1117-1122
BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL Issue: 2009 NUMB 7721
Diagnosis of ovarian cancer in primary care Persistent abdominal distension warrants urgent referral
Should healthcare workers have the swine flu vaccine? Evidence from decades of seasonal vaccination
suggests likely benefits and low risk of adverse events Page(s) 584
Jordan, R. Hayden, A.
Alcohol and social marketing Is it time to ban all forms of marketing? Page(s) 585
Improving adherence to prescribed drugs Techniques used to change behaviour should be considered
de Almeida Neto, A.C.
From sick notes to fit notes Doctors need better support in dealing with work related medical problems
Verbeek, J. Madan, I.
A/H1N1 flu pandemic; Cow's milk allergy in children Page(s) 589
BMJ pico; the American crisis Page(s) 590
Pfizer agrees to pay record fine of $2.3 billion for promotion of off-label use of four drugs Page(s) 591
Concerns mount over misuse of propofol among US healthcare professionals Page(s) 592
Report recommends banning alcohol advertising and raising prices Page(s) 593
General practice consultations rose by two thirds in 13 years Page(s) 594
Safety review shows increased reporting of adverse incidents involving drugs in the NHS Page(s) 595
Iran appoints first woman health minister Page(s) 596
US doctors and psychologists more complicit in torture than previously thought, says report Page(s) 597
What's new in the other general journals Page(s) 598-599
Tom Frieden Bold pioneer of US public health Page(s) 600-601
The gatekeeper and the wizard, redux Page(s) 602
How should we plan for pandemics? WHO has revised its definition of pandemic flu in response to current
experience with A/H1N1. Peter Doshi argues that our plans for pandemics need to take into account more
than the worst case scenarios Page(s) 603-605
Should I have an H1N1 flu vaccination after Guillain-Barre syndrome? Page(s) 635
Trust me, I'm a scientist Page(s) 636
The abolition of memory Page(s) 637
Dracula Page(s) 637
Stoker, B. Twisselmann, B.
A testing time Page(s) 638-638
A sickening system Page(s) 638-638
Effects of dietary intervention and quadriceps strengthening exercises on pain and function in overweight
people with knee pain: randomised controlled trial In middle aged primary care patients pain was
significantly lower in the knee exercise groups at two years, with a number needed to treat of 9, while
dieting reduced weight and depression but didn't help the knees Page(s) 606-609
Jenkinson, C.M. Doherty, M. Avery, A.J. Read, A. Taylor, M.A. Sach, T.H. Silcocks, P. Muir, K.R.
Lifestyle interventions for knee pain in overweight and obese adults aged >or=45: economic evaluation
of randomised controlled trial Dietary intervention plus quadriceps strengthening exercises was probably,
but not definitely, cost effective at GBP 20 000 per QALY Page(s) 610-612
Barton, G.R. Sach, T.H. Jenkinson, C. Doherty, M. Avery, A.J. Muir, K.R.
Soluble or insoluble fibre in irritable bowel syndrome in primary care? Randomised placebo controlled trial
Significantly more primary care patients reported symptom relief with soluble fibre (psyllium) over 12
weeks than with rice flour placebo, while bran showed no clinically relevant benefit and was poorly
tolerated Page(s) 613-615
Bijkerk, C.J. de Wit, N.J. Muris, J.W.M. Whorwell, P.J. Knottnerus, J.A. Hoes, A.W.
Risk of ovarian cancer in women with symptoms in primary care: population based case-control study
Among women aged over 40 in primary care abdominal distension, postmenopausal bleeding, loss of
appetite, urinary frequency, abdominal pain, rectal bleeding, and abdominal bloating independently
predicted ovarian cancer with positive predictive values from 0.2% to 2.5% Page(s) 616
Hamilton, W. Peters, T.J. Bankhead, C. Sharp, D.
Commentary: Diagnosing ovarian cancer-more problems than answers Page(s) 617
Willingness of Hong Kong healthcare workers to accept pre-pandemic influenza vaccination at different
WHO alert levels: two questionnaire surveys The intention to accept vaccination against H1N1 influenza
(swine flu) among respondents was less than 50%, even at WHO alert phase 5 Page(s) 618
Chor, J.S.Y. Ngai, K.L.K. Goggins, W.B. Wong, M.C.S. Wong, S.Y.S. Lee, N. Leung, T.-f. Rainer, T.H.
Griffiths, S. Chan, P.K.S.
Monitoring the emergence of community transmission of influenza A/H1N1 2009 in England: a cross
sectional opportunistic survey of self sampled telephone callers to NHS Direct During the early epidemic
trends in the proportion of patients with swine flu diagnosed by doctors and confirmed at regional
laboratories were mirrored by those among NHS Direct callers who self diagnosed and self swabbed
Elliot, A.J. Powers, C. Thornton, A. Obi, C. Hill, C. Simms, I. Waight, P. Maguire, H. Foord, D. Povey, E.
Sarcoidosis Page(s) 620-625
Dempsey, O.J. Paterson, E.W. Kerr, K.M. Denison, A.R.
Guidelines: Assessing the onset of pre-eclampsia in the hospital day unit: summary of the pre-eclampsia
guideline (PRECOG II) Page(s) 626-628
Milne, F. Redman, C. Walker, J. Baker, P. Black, R. Blincowe, J. Cooper, C. Fletcher, G. Jokinen, M.
A patient's journey: Persistent pain Page(s) 629-630
Ray, M. Hester, J.
Lesson of the week: An underdiagnosed cause of nipple pain presented on a camera phone Page(s) 631-
Holmen, O.L. Backe, B.
BRITISH MEDICAL BULLETIN Issue: 2009 VOL 91; NUMBER 1
Visual Function and Fitness to Drive Page(s) 137-137
Kotecha, A. Spratt, A. Viswanathan, A.
Wealth, health and equity: convergence to divergence in late 20th century globalization Page(s) 29-48
Open tibial fractures in the paediatric population: a systematic review of the literature Page(s) 75-85
Gougoulias, N. Khanna, A. Maffulli, N.
The management of Clostridium difficile infection Page(s) 87-110
Williams, O. M. Spencer, R. C.
Editors Choice Page(s) 1-6
Visceral pain hypersensitivity in functional gastrointestinal disorders Page(s) 123-136
Farmer, A. D. Aziz, Q.
Global health: where are our priorities? Page(s) 23-28
Martin, G. Bird, P. Crichton, C.
Preventing dementia: role of vascular risk factors and cerebral emboli Page(s) 49-59
The ethics of public health practice: balancing private and public interest within tobacco policy Page(s) 7-
Sports activities after lower limb osteotomy Page(s) 111-121
Gougoulias, N. Khanna, A. Maffulli, N.
Schizophrenia genetics: new insights from new approaches Page(s) 61-74
Williams, H. J. Owen, M. J. ODonovan, M. C.
JOURNAL- AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION Issue: 2009 VOL 302; NUMB 8
Dementia and Hypoglycemic Episodes in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Page(s) 843
Graveling, A.J. Frier, B.M. Whitmer, R.A. Karter, A.J. Selby, J.V.
Policies of Children's Hospitals on Donation After Cardiac Death Page(s) 844
de Groot, Y.J. Kompanje, E.J.O. Antommaria, A.H.M. Frader, J.
Functional Outcomes of Older Overweight Cancer Survivors After Diet and Exercise Page(s) 845
Shil, A.B. Strohm, M.P. Feifer, C. Demark-Wahnefried, W. Snyder, D.C. Morey, M.C.
Prevalence of Breast Carcinoma In Situ in the United States Page(s) 846-848
Sprague, B.L. Trentham-Dietz, A.
Association of Cytochrome P450 2C19 Genotype With the Antiplatelet Effect and Clinical Efficacy of
Clopidogrel Therapy Page(s) 849-858
Shuldiner, A.R. O Connell, J.R. Bliden, K.P. Gandhi, A. Ryan, K. Horenstein, R.B. Damcott, C.M. Pakyz,
R. Tantry, U.S. Gibson, Q.
Typhoid Fever in the United States, 1999-2006 Page(s) 859-865
Lynch, M.F. Blanton, E.M. Bulens, S. Polyak, C. Vojdani, J. Stevenson, J. Medalla, F. Barzilay, E. Joyce,
K. Barrett, T.
Hormonal Therapy Use for Prostate Cancer and Mortality in Men With Coronary Artery Disease-Induced
Congestive Heart Failure or Myocardial Infarction Page(s) 866-873
Nanda, A. Chen, M.-H. Braccioforte, M.H. Moran, B.J. D Amico, A.V.
Sex Differences in Mortality Following Acute Coronary Syndromes Page(s) 874-882
Berger, J.S. Elliott, L. Gallup, D. Roe, M. Granger, C.B. Armstrong, P.W. Simes, R.J. White, H.D. Van de
Werf, F. Topol, E.J.
Trends in Hip Fracture Rates in Canada Page(s) 883-891
Leslie, W.D. O Donnell, S. Jean, S. Lagace, C. Walsh, P. Bancej, C. Morin, S. Hanley, D.A. Papaioannou,
A. Osteoporosis Surveillance Expert Working Group
A Moral Imperative for Children Page(s) 892-893
A Matter of Time Page(s) 894-895
Lloyd, R.C. Goldmann, D.A.
Tailoring Antiplatelet Therapy Based on Pharmacogenomics: How Well Do the Data Fit? Page(s) 896-
Addressing the Global Disease Burden of Typhoid Fever Page(s) 898-899
Bhutta, Z.A. Threlfall, J.
Setting Priorities for Patient Safety: Ethics, Accountability, and Public Engagement Page(s) 890-899
Pronovost, P.J. Faden, R.R.
Social Structures and Aging Individuals: Continuing Challenges (Schaie, Abeles, eds) Page(s) 900
Geropsychology and Long Term Care: A Practitioner's Guide (Rosowsky et al, eds) Page(s) 901
Kelley's Textbook of Rheumatology (Firestein et al, eds) Page(s) 902
Just Caring: Health Care Rationing and Democratic Deliberation (Fleck) Page(s) 903-913
Typhoid Fever Page(s) 914-914
Apparent Disappearance of the Black-White Infant Mortality Gap-Dane County, Wisconsin, 1990-2007
FDA Approval of Expanded Age Indication for a Tetanus Toxoid, Reduced Diphtheria Toxoid and
Acellular Pertussis Vaccine Page(s) 841-841
NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE Issue: 2009 VOL 361; NUMB 12
Poverty, Wealth, and Access to Pandemic Influenza Vaccines Page(s) 1129-1130
Systemwide Cost Control - The Missing Link in Health Care Reform Page(s) 1131-1132
Oberlander, J. White, J.
Health Insurers at the Table - Industry Proposals for Regulation and Reform Page(s) 1133-1134
Health Insurance Exchanges - Making the Markets Work Page(s) 1135-1138
Frank, R.G. Zeckhauser, R.J.
Dabigatran versus Warfarin in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation Page(s) 1139-1151
Sex Hormone-Binding Globulin and Risk of Type 2 Diabetes in Women and Men Page(s) 1152-1163
Inhibition of the Hedgehog Pathway in Advanced Basal-Cell Carcinoma Page(s) 1164-1172
Von Hoff, D.D.
Treatment of Medulloblastoma with Hedgehog Pathway Inhibitor GDC-0449 Page(s) 1173-1178
Screening for Colorectal Cancer Page(s) 1179-1187
Acquired Melanonychia Page(s) 1188
Ranta, D. Bonmati, C.
Uvular Necrosis after Endoscopy Page(s) e20
Shores, N.J. Bloomfeld, R.S.
A Man with Weight Loss, Odynophagia, and Failure to Thrive Page(s) 1189-1199
Can We Rely on RE-LY? Page(s) 1200-1201
Following the Hedgehog to New Cancer Therapies Page(s) 1202-1205
Dlugosz, A.A. Talpaz, M.
Good Law from Tragic Facts - Congress, the FDA, and Preemption Page(s) 1206-1211
CORRESPONDENCE Duration of Androgen Suppression in Prostate Cancer Page(s) 1212
Fomepizole for Toxic Alcohol Poisoning Page(s) 1213
More on B-Cell-Depleting Induction Therapy and Acute Cellular Rejection Page(s) 1214
A Classic Twin Study of External Ear Malformations, Including Microtia Page(s) 1215-1217
Luteinizing Hormone-Releasing Hormone and Postmenopausal Flushing Page(s) 1218-1219
JOURNAL- AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION Issue: 2009 VOL 302; NUMB 10
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Alone and With Medication for Persistent Insomnia Page(s) 1053
Jindal, R.D. Yang, Y. Miao, D. Sun, Y. Morin, C.M.
Tamsulosin and Ophthalmic Adverse Events After Cataract Surgery Page(s) 1054
Ponce-de-Leon, S. Gaynes, B.I. Bell, C. Gruneir, A. Rochon, P.
Access to Bariatric Surgery and Patients With Diabetes Page(s) 1055-1056
Rubino, F. Purnell, J.Q. Flum, D.R.
Effect of Procalcitonin-Based Guidelines vs Standard Guidelines on Antibiotic Use in Lower Respiratory
Tract Infections: The ProHOSP Randomized Controlled Trial Page(s) 1059
Schuetz, P. Christ-Crain, M. Thomann, R. Falconnier, C. Wolbers, M. Widmer, I. Neidert, S. Fricker, T.
Blum, C. Schild, U.
Effects of Donor Pretreatment With Dopamine on Graft Function After Kidney Transplantation: A
Randomized Controlled Trial Page(s) 1067
Schnuelle, P. Gottmann, U. Hoeger, S. Boesebeck, D. Lauchart, W. Weiss, C. Fischereder, M. Jauch, K.-
W. Heemann, U. Zeier, M.
Genetic Modifiers of Liver Disease in Cystic Fibrosis Page(s) 1076
Bartlett, J.R. Friedman, K.J. Ling, S.C. Pace, R.G. Bell, S.C. Bourke, B. Castaldo, G. Castellani, C. Cipolli,
M. Colombo, C.
Evaluating Dopamine Reward Pathway in ADHD: Clinical Implications Page(s) 1084
Volkow, N.D. Wang, G.-J. Kollins, S.H. Wigal, T.L. Newcorn, J.H. Telang, F. Fowler, J.S. Zhu, W. Logan,
J. Ma, Y.
Comparisons of Citations in Web of Science, Scopus, and Google Scholar for Articles Published in General
Medical Journals Page(s) 1092
Kulkarni, A.V. Aziz, B. Shams, I. Busse, J.W.
A 52-Year-Old Woman With Obesity: Review of Bariatric Surgery Page(s) 1097
Update: A 72-Year-Old Man With Localized Prostate Cancer-14 Years Later Page(s) 1105
Delbanco, T. Albertsen, P.C.
Pomona Page(s) 1038
Learning to Tie My Shoes Page(s) 1040
Years of Stories Page(s) 1042
Cook and the North Pole Page(s) 1121-1122
The Journal Impact Factor Denominator: Defining Citable (Counted) Items Page(s) 1107
McVeigh, M.E. Mann, S.J.
Electronic Medical Records at a Crossroads: Impetus for Change or Missed Opportunity? Page(s) 1109
D Avolio, L.W.
Eight Rights of Safe Electronic Health Record Use Page(s) 1111
Sittig, D.F. Singh, H.
Regional Variation and the Affluence-Poverty Nexus Page(s) 1113
EDITORIAL: Measurement of Serum Procalcitonin: A Step Closer to Tailored Care for Respiratory
Infections? Page(s) 1115
Yealy, D.M. Fine, M.J.
Netter's Internal Medicine (Runge, Greganti) Page(s) 1117
Hinman's Atlas of Pediatric Urologic Surgery (Hinman, Baskin, eds) Page(s) 1117
Dorin, R.P. De Filippo, R.E.
Applied Pathology for Ophthalmic Microsurgeons (Naumann et al, eds) Page(s) 1118
Vascular Surgery (Lumley, Hoballah, eds) Page(s) 1119-1120
MEDICAL JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIA Issue: 2009 VOL 191; NUMB 5
From medical school to medical practice: a national tracking system to underpin planning for a sustainable
medical workforce in Australasia Page(s) 244-245
Humphreys, J.S. Prideaux, D. Beilby, J.J. Glasgow, N.J.
Child protection and the health professional: mandatory responding is our duty Page(s) 246
Translational research and rational therapy: structural barriers in Australia Page(s) 247-248
An expert-supported monitoring system for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in general
practice: results of a cluster randomised controlled trial Page(s) 249-254
van den Bemt, L. Schermer, T.R.J. Smeele, I.J.M. Winter, L.J.M.B.-d. van Boxem, T. Denis, J. Grootens-
Stekelenburg, J.G. Grol, R.P.T.M. van Weel, C.
Is uptake of genetic testing for colorectal cancer influenced by knowledge of insurance implications?
Keogh, L.A. van Vliet, C.M. Studdert, D.M. Maskiell, J.A. Macrae, F.A. St John, D.J. Gaff, C.L. Young,
M.A. Southey, M.C. Giles, G.G.
Adequacy of consent documentation in a specialty surgical unit: time for community debate? Page(s)
Siddins, M.T. Klinken, E.M. Vocale, L.R.
Is reflexology an effective intervention? A systematic review of randomised controlled trials Page(s) 263-
The community's attitude towards swine flu and pandemic influenza Page(s) 267-269
Seale, H. McLaws, M.-L. Heywood, A.E. Ward, K.F. Lowbridge, C.P. Van, D. Gralton, J. MacIntyre, C.R.
Why health reform? Page(s) 270-272
Lewis, S.J. Leeder, S.R.
Winds of change: growing demands for transparency in the relationship between doctors and the
pharmaceutical industry Page(s) 273-275
A national approach to perinatal mental health in Australia: exercising caution in the roll-out of a public
health initiative Page(s) 276-279
Yelland, J.S. Sutherland, G.A. Wiebe, J.L. Brown, S.J.
A case study evaluation of ethics review systems for multicentre clinical trials Page(s) 280-283
Hicks, S.C. James, R.E. Wong, N. Tebbutt, N.C. Wilson, K. Australasian Gastro-Intestinal Trials Group
Acute psychiatric illness in a young woman: an unusual form of encephalitis Page(s) 284-287
Parratt, K.L. Allan, M. Lewis, S.J.G. Dalmau, J. Halmagyi, G.M. Spies, J.M.
LETTERS Page(s) 288
Australia's influenza containment plan and the swine flu epidemic in Victoria Page(s) 288
Catton, M.G. Druce, J.D. Birch, C.J.
A pandemic problem with public transport Page(s) 288
First clinical case of a locally acquired carbapenem-resistant VIM-1 metallo- beta -lactamase in
Pseudomonas aeruginosa in Australia Page(s) 289
Merlino, J. Stokes, H.W. Cheong, E.Y.-L. Gottlieb, T.
Melioidosis in south-eastern Queensland Page(s) 290
Guard, R.W. Morero, P.J. Yi, W. Mackay, M.J.
Severe Queensland tick typhus complicated by diabetes in south-eastern Queensland Page(s) 290
Birch, T.F. Muller, M.
Glycaemic control in patients with type 1 diabetes after provision of public hospital-funded insulin pumps
Thong, K.Y. Fegan, P.G. Yeap, B.B.
Access block: it's all about available beds Page(s) 292
Interventions to circumvent intensive care access block: a retrospective 2-year study across metropolitan
Melbourne Page(s) 292
Stark, H.E. Maxwell, C.N. Gibberd, R.W.
Access block can be managed Page(s) 292
Should the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee extend the range of free nicotine replacement
therapies available for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people? Page(s) 293
Robertson, J.A. MacLaren, D.J. Clough, A.R.
Poor outcomes among gastrostomy-fed patients in the community Page(s) 294
Watt, W.H. Needham, K.A. Talbot, P.L. Bell, J.P. Pang, G.J.
Anxiety and depression among long-term survivors of cancer in Australia: results of a population-based
survey Page(s) 294
Couper, J.W. Love, A.W. Pollard, A.C. Bloch, S.
No Article Title Page(s) 295
Boyes, A.W. Girgis, A. Zucca, A.C. Lecathelinais, C.
Bicycling injuries and mortality in Victoria, 2001-2006 Page(s) 295-295
Three synchronous tumours identified by FDG-PET/CT Page(s) 275-275
Leong, P.M. Lin, M. Fowler, A.R.
BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL Issue: 2009 NUMB 7722
Ethnic minorities and their perceptions of the quality of primary care Page(s) 641
Meeting the health needs of trafficked persons: International guidance provides advice on safe and
appropriate treatment Page(s) 642
Age based discrimination in health and social care services Page(s) 643
Does improving quality of care save money?: Higher quality is mainly driven by professional reasons,
which does not necessarily lower costs Page(s) 644
Health and climate change: Will a global commitment be made at the UN climate change conference in
December? Page(s) 645-646
Jay, M. Marmot, M.G.
China gears up for swine flu vaccination as virus spreads inland and into rural areas Page(s) 651
GPs are to be paid GBP 5.25 a shot in the swine flu vaccination programme Page(s) 651
Researchers, like politicians, use ``spin'' in presenting results Page(s) 652
More than 20% of medical articles have a ``guest'' author Page(s) 652
Findings from audit of 4000 patients clash with doctors' view of care pathway for the dying Page(s) 653
Doctor cleared of proposing fatal dose Page(s) 653
Obama calls for Congress to pass plan for healthcare reform Page(s) 654
Study finds that four in 10 young people around the world die from injuries Page(s) 654
Mentally ill prisoners continue to face death penalty in Japan Page(s) 655
AIDS campaign that used Hitler lookalike provokes outrage Page(s) 656
Nominations open for next year's BMJ Group Page(s) 656
Awards for excellence in medicine and health care Page(s) 656
Fighting and lack of rain result in mounting crisis in Sudan Page(s) 656
Wellcome and Merck will develop vaccines for poor countries Page(s) 657-657
Population: the forgotten priority Page(s) 660-661
Safety on the curriculum Page(s) 662
No power for the people Page(s) 663
Is rate more important than rhythm in treating atrial fibrillation? Page(s) 664-665
Betts, T. Mitchell, A.
Biological therapies: how can we afford them? Page(s) 666-669
Kelly, C. Mir, F.
A healthy alternative to climate change negotiations Page(s) 697-697
Death shall have no dignity Page(s) 699-699
Effects of a physiotherapy and occupational therapy intervention on mobility and activity in care home
residents: a cluster randomised controlled trial Page(s) 670-672
Sackley, C.M. van den Berg, M.E. Lett, K. Patel, S. Hollands, K. Wright, C.C. Hoppitt, T.J.
Equity, waiting times, and NHS reforms: retrospective study Page(s) 673-675
Cooper, Z.N. McGuire, A. Jones, S. Le Grand, J.
Comparisons between geographies of mortality and deprivation from the 1900s and 2001: spatial analysis
of census and mortality statistics Page(s) 676-678
The effects of excluding patients from the analysis in randomised controlled trials: meta-epidemiological
study Page(s) 679-683
Nuesch, E. Trelle, S. Reichenbach, S. Rutjes, A.W.S. Burgi, E. Scherer, M. Altman, D.G. Juni, P.
Understanding why some ethnic minority patients evaluate medical care more negatively than white
patients: a cross sectional analysis of a routine patient survey in English general practices Page(s) 684
Mead, N. Roland, M.
The benefits of steroids versus steroids plus antivirals for treatment of Bell's palsy: a meta-analysis
Quant, E.C. Jeste, S.S. Muni, R.H. Cape, A.V. Bhussar, M.K. Peleg, A.Y.
Autoimmune liver disease for the non-specialist Page(s) 686-691
Decock, S. McGee, P. Hirschfield, G.M.
Rational testing: Preoperative risk assessment for bleeding and thromboembolism Page(s) 692-693
Arnold, D.M. Anderson, J. Kearon, C.
Lesson of the week: Digoxin specific antibody fragments (Digibind) in digoxin toxicity Page(s) 694-696
Ip, D. Syed, H. Cohen, M.
JOURNAL- AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION Issue: 2009 VOL 302; NUMB 11
Aspirin for Prevention of Stroke and Cardiovascular Events Among Patients With Peripheral Artery
Disease Page(s) 1165
Takagi, H. Umemoto, T. Kittelson, J.M. Krantz, M.J. Hiatt, W.R.
Assessing Cardiovascular Risk Factors in National Football League Players Page(s) 1166
Coplan, N. Tucker, A.M.
Depression in At-Risk Adolescents and Their Parents Page(s) 1167
Weissman, M.M. Talati, A. Garber, J. Clarke, G. Weersing, V.R.
Substance Abuse and Violent Crime in Patients With Schizophrenia Page(s) 1168
Smith, G. Large, M. Nielssen, O. Fazel, S. Langstrom, N. Lichtenstein, P.
Tort Claims and Federal Regulation of Medical Devices vs Pharmaceuticals Page(s) 1169
Green, M. Gostin, L.O.
Failure to Report Financial Disclosure Information Page(s) 1170
Small-Intestinal Histopathology and Mortality Risk in Celiac Disease Page(s) 1171-1178
Ludvigsson, J.F. Montgomery, S.M. Ekbom, A. Brandt, L. Granath, F.
Chronic Dialysis and Death Among Survivors of Acute Kidney Injury Requiring Dialysis Page(s) 1179-
Wald, R. Quinn, R.R. Luo, J. Li, P. Scales, D.C. Mamdani, M.M. Ray, J.G. University of Toronto Acute
Kidney Injury Research Group
Effects of Initiating Insulin and Metformin on Glycemic Control and Inflammatory Biomarkers Among
Patients With Type 2 Diabetes: The LANCET Randomized Trial Page(s) 1186-1194
Pradhan, A.D. Everett, B.M. Cook, N.R. Rifai, N. Ridker, P.M.
Racial Differences in Survival After In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Page(s) 1195-1209
Chan, P.S. Nichol, G. Krumholz, H.M. Spertus, J.A. Jones, P.G. Peterson, E.D. Rathore, S.S. Nallamothu,
B.K. American Heart Association National Registry of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (NRCPR)
Vascular Abnormalities, Paraoxonase Activity, and Dysfunctional HDL in Primary Antiphospholipid
Syndrome Page(s) 1210-1217
Charakida, M. Besler, C. Batuca, J.R. Sangle, S. Marques, S. Sousa, M. Wang, G. Tousoulis, D. Alves, J.D.
The International Response to Climate Change: An Agenda for Global Health Page(s) 1218-1220
Wiley, L.F. Gostin, L.O.
What Mexico Taught the World About Pandemic Influenza Preparedness and Community Mitigation
Strategies Page(s) 1221-1222
Stern, A.M. Markel, H.
Bending the Cost Curve: A Critical Component of Health Care Reform Page(s) 1223
Outcomes of Localized Prostate Cancer Following Conservative Management Page(s) 1202-1224
Lu-Yao, G.L. Albertsen, P.C. Moore, D.F. Shih, W. Lin, Y. DiPaola, R.S. Barry, M.J. Zietman, A. O
Leary, M. Walker-Corkery, E.
Mortality in Celiac Disease, Intestinal Inflammation, and Gluten Sensitivity Page(s) 1225-1226
Chronic on Acute Renal Failure: Long-term Implications of Severe Acute Kidney Injury Page(s) 1227-
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