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Forum December 2000

Author: ICGP

Publication Year: 2000


Editorial: To retain our status we should tackle some of the issues which prevent us from doing our job properly, Dr Niall Maguire
News: ICGP launch new diabetes and immunisation guidelines, Rheumatology pilot a success, Irish GPs scoop RCGP fellowships, GP tutors appointed to National Cervical Screening Programme
News Special: Partnership in Primary Care is envisaged as the future of healthcare in the next decade, an IPHA meeting heard
Cover Story: The increase in defensive medical practice and its influence on clinical practice remains a topical issue for many GPs
Men's Health: Feedback from a recent workshop focusing on the male patient suggests that GPs may need to tailor their consultation style to the needs of male patients
Computers: The best ways of dealing with some of the more common computer catastrophes, Dr Brian Meade
Practice Management: Practice-related questions answered
Medico-legal: GPs should consider their rights and obligations when asked to disclose their patients' records, Susan Moriarty and Ann O'Driscoll
Open Forum: GPs have a role to play in both the education and training of carers, and in the consideration of the implications for carers' health, Siobhan O'Neill
Overseas: Packing up for the summer and taking a working holiday abroad is the best way to savour the Mediterranean, Charles Daly
Et cetera: Miscellany of medical matters
Diary: Round up of meetings and events of interest to GPs
Computers: A comprehensive review of the latest evidence-based medicine CD-rom, Dr Niall Maguire
Vaccination: The launch of the ICGP's new immunisation guidelines booklet is a timely asset for busy GPs this winter, Moira Cassidy
Pain Management: The attitudes of doctors can prove the biggest obstacle to effective pain management, Leonard Condren
Pharmaceutical Update: News from the industry
Clinical Review Service: A selection of reviews of papers from the world's leading medical journals
UK View: Doctors may be hanging on to their role as prescribers in order to preserve the mystique attached to the profession, Dr Rob Walker
Latham at Large:Patients with anxiety and depression need as much care and understanding as those with more obvious physical symptoms, Dr John Latham


ICGP journal supplement

Format Print
Keywords periodicals
Publisher MedMedia Ltd
Classification periodicals
Volume 17
Edition First
ISSN 0790-9977
Pages 59
Categories: Irish Content, Forum, ICGP Resources
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