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Forum May 2001

Author: ICGP

Publication Year: 2001


Editorial: Until human suffering can be drastically simplified and treated accordingly, ethical conduct will be central to our actions, Dr Niall Maguire
News: New team at the helm of the ICGP, College launches three new publications, Annual diabetes workshop, Final hurdles in getting the Cardiovascular Strategy underway, Steps to curb double-prescribing of benzodiazepines
Letters: A more equitable health service is possible
ICGP AGM 2001: The dissatisfaction among GPs is palpable despite the launch of the ICGP/IMO joint 'Vision' document at the ICGP AGM last month, Geraldine Meagan
Foundation Lecture: Sustained threats, both internal and external, have called the future of General Practice into question, Dr Leonard Condren
Cover Story: GP research in Ireland looks set to accelerate as three new academic practices are set up, Moira Cassidy
Alcohol Counselling: One GP writes frankly about the path to recovery from addiction to alcohol and drugs
Practice Management: Practice-related questioins answered
Finance: How the new calendar tax year will affect practice finances, Andy Quinn
Et cetera: Miscellany of medical matters
Diary: Round up of meetings and events of interest to GPs
Eczema: Complete emollient treatment is the first-line therapy for atopic eczema, Dr Johnny Loughnane
Research: GPs do not have enough knowledge about St John's Wort to advise patients on its safe use, Dr Una O'Boyle
Pain Management: The benefits of the new class of NSAIDs in the pharmacological treatment of chronic pain, Dr David O'Flaherty
Clinical Review: While AChE inhibitors can have a significant impact on the progression of Alzheimer's disease, patients and carers must have realistic expectations of what is essentially a palliative treatment, Drs Shafeeq Alraqi and Shaun O'Keeffe
Vaccination: The ICGP's computerised flu surveillance project proves just how effective electronic data collection can be, Drs Dermot Nolan and Paul McCormick
Pharmaceutical Update: News from the industry
Clinical Review Service: A selection of reviews of papers from the world's leading medical journals
Latham at Large: When it comes to disguising his own enthusiasm for medicine, Dr John Latham realises that resistance is futile
UK View: The foot-and-mouth crisis is likely to yield a plethora of illnesses and promises a tough year for GPs in the UK, Dr Rob Walker


ICGP journal supplement

Format Print
Keywords periodicals
Publisher MedMedia Ltd
Classification periodicals
Volume 18
Edition First
ISSN 0790-9977
Pages 75
Categories: Irish Content, Forum, ICGP Resources
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