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Forum July 2000

Author: ICGP

Publication Year: 2000


Editorial: The advent of virtual reality has brought with the first of the virtual illnesses, Dr Leonard Condren
News: Report from the recent Executive 'brainstorming' session, Profile of some of the new Council members, Last call for places on Diploma in Therapeutics course, Midland scheme awarded ISO 9000, Back pain leaflet launched, New College director appointed, Further legal skills courses announced
Cover Story: GPs play a vital role in the surveillance, notification and treatment of food-bourne diseases, Colette Bonner, Margaret Fitzgerald and Barbara Foley
Practice Management: Practice-related questions answered
Computers: Recent events have shown that viruses can wreak havoc on your computer, but there are means to avoid them, Dr Brian Meade
Et cetera: Miscellany of medical matters
Diary: Round up of meetings and events of interest to GPs
Clinical Review: A combination of tests should be used for detecting dementia in the Primary Care setting, Aideen Freyne
Clinical Review: Adolescents also experience depression but developing a good rapport is a key to successful treatment, Jennifer Morgan
Vaccination: Vaccines are strictly monitored prior to licensing but in order to be fully effective they must be used in accordance with prescribing information, Mary Teeling
Pain Management: Dr Michael Griffin writes from his sick bed about his thoughts and experiences as a patient
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: Personal comments of concern from patients can be an indicator that we need to take stock of our own health for a change, Dr John Latham
UK View: Until a safer substitute for methadone is in use, GPs who prescribe it run the risk of accusations of malpractice, Dr Rob Walker


ICGP journal supplement

Format Print
Keywords periodicals
Publisher MedMedia Ltd
Classification periodicals
Volume 17
Edition First
ISSN 0790-9977
Pages 55
Categories: Irish Content, Forum, ICGP Resources
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