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Forum August 2001

Author: ICGP

Publication Year: 2001


Editorial: The recent CEO's report on the future of Primary Care deserves a fair hearing, Dr Niall Maguire
News: Demands on GMS GPs remain despite fee increases for over 70s, Pilot project on Men's Health, Warning from Poisons Information Centre, Combined obstetric card chaos, Call for medical cards for all under 18s, Motivational interviewing and alcohol problems
Letters: Combined care cards and communication, Iron status in diabetes care
Cover Story: When treating athletes and sports injuries GPs must be vigilant to ensure they are not prescribing banned substances, Dr Aidan O'Colmain
GP Overseas: The system of General Practice in Finland and how Irish GPs could learn from it, Dr Dermot Nolan
Computers: The College website has reached a crossroads and needs the imput of members to ensure its success, Dr Brendan O'Shea
Open Forum: Sheppard Memorial prize winner, Dr Seamus MacSuibhne discusses the new order emerging within the medical profession
Practice Management: Practice-related questions answered
Open Forum: It is time to seriously evaluate future challenges facing Irish General Practice, Dr Simon O'Connell
Et cetera: Miscellany of medical matters
Diary: Round up of meetings and events of interest to GPs
Psychiatry: Medical management of depression needs to be conducted in the context of a holistic treatment plan, Dr Siobhan Barry
Dermatology: The advantages of cryosurgery in the treatment of plantar warts, Dr David Buckley
Vaccination: New indepth research from the US has rejected the association between the MMR vaccine and autism, Moira Cassidy
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: This month Dr John Latham proves the truth of the old adage 'a picture is worth a thousand words' while trying to ensure his patients understand what he is telling them
UK View: The General Medical Council needs to modernise fast or face the consequences, Dr Rob Walker


ICGP journal supplement

Format Print
Keywords periodicals
Publisher MedMedia Ltd
Classification periodicals
Volume 18
Edition First
ISSN 0790-9977
Pages 59
Categories: Irish Content, Forum, ICGP Resources
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