Τρίτη, 9 Απριλίου 2019

British Medical Journal


Surgeon who failed to tell patient that he removed wrong tooth is suspended for eight months
An oral surgeon who removed the wrong tooth and then misled the patient and attempted to influence a nurse's testimony during a subsequent trust investigation has been suspended from the UK medical...
British Medical Journal
Tue Apr 09, 2019 19:26
Hadiza Bawa-Garba can return to practice under close supervision
Hadiza Bawa-Garba, the trainee paediatrician convicted of manslaughter over the death of 6 year old Jack Adcock in 2011, will be allowed to return to practice under close supervision, after a medical...
British Medical Journal
Tue Apr 09, 2019 18:36
WHO pulls support from initiative promoting global move to plant based foods
The World Health Organization pulled out of sponsoring a global initiative promoting healthier and sustainable diets across the world after pressure from an Italian official who raised concerns about...
British Medical Journal
Tue Apr 09, 2019 18:21
Tackling bullying and undermining in the NHS
At its annual conference on 3 April the General Medical Council (GMC) announced that it was piloting a training scheme designed to help doctors call out unprofessional behaviour by colleagues.1The...
British Medical Journal
Tue Apr 09, 2019 17:55
My patient's condition could affect their fitness to drive. What should I do?
Consider how to support safe drivingDesmond O'Neill, consultant physician and director of the National Office for Traffic Medicine, Dublin, says, "The UK and Ireland have helpful and regularly...
British Medical Journal
Tue Apr 09, 2019 12:10
James Dodman
bmj;365/apr09_10/l1655/FAF1faJames Dodman ("Jim") was a consultant in anaesthesia and intensive care medicine at Pinderfields General Hospital, Wakefield, from 2007 until his untimely death from...
British Medical Journal
Tue Apr 09, 2019 14:21
Exclusive: Partnering with alcohol industry on public health is not okay, WHO says
The World Health Organization will not engage with the alcohol industry when developing alcohol policy or implementing public health measures, its staff have been told, and any government seeking...
British Medical Journal
Tue Apr 09, 2019 14:06
Woman is jailed after exaggerating injuries from vaginal mesh operation
A woman who tried to defraud the NHS of £2.3m (€2.7m; $3m) by making an exaggerated clinical negligence claim over an unnecessary vaginal mesh operation in 2010 has been given a five month jail...
British Medical Journal
Tue Apr 09, 2019 13:11
GPs should lead process of defining diseases to cut overdiagnosis, panel recommends
GPs should be at the forefront of defining diseases to limit overdiagnosis that can cause unnecessary treatment and potentially harm patients, an international panel has proposed.1The independent...
British Medical Journal
Tue Apr 09, 2019 12:40
BMJ Awards 2019: Education Team of the Year
Epilepsy safety educationThere are around 600 sudden unexpected deaths in epilepsy (SUDEP) in the UK every year. National Institute for Health and Care Excellence guidelines since 2004 suggest that...
British Medical Journal
Tue Apr 09, 2019 12:26
David Oliver: Why aren't more doctors NHS chief executives?
Last month, Susan Gilby joined a small band of doctor CEOs in the NHS acute sector when she was confirmed as chief executive of the Countess of Chester Hospital.1 Other names on this small list...
British Medical Journal
Tue Apr 09, 2019 12:20
What does the UK spend on health and social care?
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's 2011 system of health accounts, revised in 2017, is a Herculean effort to try to impose some international order on the way member...
British Medical Journal
Tue Apr 09, 2019 12:21
Efficacy and safety of dual SGLT 1/2 inhibitor sotagliflozin in type 1 diabetes: meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
AbstractObjectiveTo assess the efficacy and safety of dual sodium glucose cotransporter (SGLT) 1/2 inhibitor sotagliflozin in type 1 diabetes mellitus.DesignMeta-analysis of randomised controlled...
British Medical Journal
Tue Apr 09, 2019 12:20
Accuracy of Patient Health Questionnaire-9 (PHQ-9) for screening to detect major depression: individual participant data meta-analysis
AbstractObjectiveTo determine the accuracy of the Patient Health Questionnaire-9 (PHQ-9) for screening to detect major depression.DesignIndividual participant data meta-analysis.Data sourcesMedline,...
British Medical Journal
Tue Apr 09, 2019 12:16
Stephan Elias Tchamouroff
bmj;365/apr08_10/l1571/FAF1faStephan Elias Tchamouroff was born in Jerusalem to Bulgarian parents. After joining the Jordanian army he was sent on a scholarship to study medicine at St Bartholomew's...
British Medical Journal
Mon Apr 08, 2019 15:36
David Ivor Keith Evans
bmj;365/apr08_9/l1572/FAF1faDavid Ivor Keith Evans was awarded a Saunders scholarship to read classics at Downing College, Cambridge, in 1951. He went on to study medicine at St Thomas' Hospital...
British Medical Journal
Mon Apr 08, 2019 15:31
Gabriel Weston: Fresh thinking on bacteria
The garden is alight with sun. I've got the radio on and some seeds in my hand, and I'm ruing the habit of discriminating between good and bad bacteria.Maybe it's this moralistic approach to nature...
British Medical Journal
Mon Apr 08, 2019 14:05
Sixty seconds on . . . bad diets
More deadly than smoking?Apparently. According to last week's newspaper headlines, unhealthy diets are responsible for one in five deaths around the world, more even than tobacco. They were reporting...
British Medical Journal
Mon Apr 08, 2019 13:36
Being a junior clinical director: five minutes with . . . Lauren Carter
"I was appointed as junior clinical director at Queen Elizabeth Hospital NHS Trust in King's Lynn in August 2018, post-F2, in what we think is the first appointment of this kind."The trust thought...
British Medical Journal
Mon Apr 08, 2019 13:25
Depression in primary care: part 1—screening and diagnosis
AbstractDepression is a common and heterogeneous condition with a chronic and recurrent natural course that is frequently seen in the primary care setting. Primary care providers play a central role...
British Medical Journal
Mon Apr 08, 2019 13:11
Depression in primary care: part 2—management
AbstractDepression is a common and heterogeneous condition with a chronic and recurrent natural course that is frequently seen in the primary care setting. Primary care providers play a central role...
British Medical Journal
Mon Apr 08, 2019 13:06
Probable carcinogenicity of glyphosate
In 2015, the World Health Organization's International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) identified glyphosate, the world's most commonly used herbicide, as a probable human carcinogen.12 It...
British Medical Journal
Mon Apr 08, 2019 13:01
Chiari malformations: principles of diagnosis and management
What you need to knowThere are different types of Chiari malformation, but they generally share the feature of the hindbrain protruding through the foramen magnum and into the spinal canalChiari 1...
British Medical Journal
Mon Apr 08, 2019 12:56
A really stupid mistake: it does feel like a cop out to blame my error on human frailty, but I'm afraid that's exactly what it was
A couple of years ago, while driving home from my mother's funeral, I did something really stupid. It was a long drive and I needed fuel so I pulled into a garage somewhere on the south coast and...
British Medical Journal
Mon Apr 08, 2019 12:55

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