Vol 22, No 2 (2008)

Medical Time-Bombs

Table of Contents

Editorial PDF
Shanelle Wijesuriya

Theme

Pandemic Influenza Preparedness Abstract PDF
David Walker, Fiona Head
Global health, global warming, personal and professional responsibility Abstract
David Pencheon
Medicine – a profession in crisis? A personal perspective Abstract
Chris Edmond

Medicine

Taking the Plunge – The Health Hazards of Scuba Diving Abstract
Tanuja Rudra
Respiratory Support in Motor Neurone Disease Abstract PDF
Ashvini Keshavan
Norovirus Infection: An Underestimated Danger Abstract
Hane Htut Maung

Surgery

UPPER-LIMB NEUROVASCULAR SYMPTOMS – A RARE DIAGNOSIS Abstract
Ruwan Weerakkody
NOTES on a Scarless Abdomen Abstract
Amresh Singh
The Minimally Invasive Oesophagectomy: The future of surgery for oesophageal cancer? Abstract PDF
Sarah Waldman, Simon Dwerryhouse, Peter Safranek
Functions and Physiology of the Peritoneum Abstract
Oghenekome Abisoye Gbinigie, Nikhil Misra

Science & Technology

Incretin hormones: clinical physiology in Type 2 Diabetes and after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass Abstract
Michael-Luke Jones
Over-expression of Peroxiredoxin II Protects Cultured SK-N-SH Cells from Amyloid-Beta Toxicity. Abstract
Jenna Mair Gregory

Policy & Law

Housing Junior Doctors Abstract
William Watson
Partial Birth Abortion Ban Act: A Landmark in US Legislation Abstract
Nima Ghadiri

Arts

Can psychiatry ever really distinguish between true religious experience and delusion? Abstract PDF
Samantha Benedict
Guidelines or Good Judgement? Why Algorithms in Clinical Practice Threaten the Autonomy of the Doctor Abstract
Giles William Story

Books

Textbooks For Your Rotations Details
Christopher William Horner
BOOK REVIEW: Medicine & Surgery – An Integrated Textbook (Lim, Loke & Thompson, Elsevier 2007) Details
Lucia M Li
BOOK REVIEW: Complications: A Surgeon’s Notes on an Imperfect Science Details
Abigail Blumenthal
BOOK REVIEW: The Life and Death of smallpox Details
Claudia Worth

Homefront

Career Profile: Mr Tariq Ahmad Details
Amy Sangam