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Forum January 2002

Author: ICGP

Publication Year: 2002


Editorial: Does the new primary care strategy sound the death knell for the central role of the GP as patient advocate, Dr Niall Maguire
News: ICGP welcomes broad thrust of new strategies, ICGP study on GP training needs for suicide prevention, GPs central to study on health and socio-economic factors, Call for increased support for rural GPs
Letters: GPs cannot be expected to provide mandatory reporting of suspected child abuse and, without drastic policy changes, they cannot play an adequete role in the management of child abuse in the family
Cover Story: Taking a full history of new patients makes good clinical sense, Dr Emma Nelson
Practice Management: Practice-related questions answered
My Place: GPs at Ballymun Medical Centre are optimistic for the future prospects of their patients, Jim Clarke
Open Forum: One person's junk is another person's treasure, according to record collector and GP, Brendan Mahon
Open Forum: While employing a practice nurse may involve a lot of preparation, it is an effort that will yield multiple dividends, Dr Frank Chambers
Webwatch: The internet can provide a valuable insight into life in General Practice in other parts of the world, Jim Clarke
Et cetera: Miscellany of medical matters
Diary: Round up of meetings and events of interest to GPs
Open Forum: GPs must develop a watertight, evidence-based argument to protect their current mode of practice, Dr Brendan O'Shea
Women's Health: Fluctuations in female hormone levels can influence the development of migraine, Dr Edward O'Sullivan
Vaccination: In light of the ongoing MMR controversy, GPs need to educate patients on how to interpret vaccine safety information, Dr Lisa Gallagher
Pharmaceutical Update: News from the industry
Clinical Review Service: A selection of reviews of papers from the world's leading medical journals
Distance Learning: Diabetes: Diabetes and cardiovascular disease
Latham at Large: Overcoming my scrooge-like disinterest in all things festive to assume an optimistic outlook for 2002, Dr John Latham
UK View: All too often, evidence-based medicine is used selectively to further a particular agenda, Dr Rob Walker


ICGP journal supplement

Format Print
Keywords periodicals
Publisher MedMedia Ltd
Classification periodicals
Volume 19
Edition First
ISSN 0790-9977
Pages 67
Categories: Irish Content, Forum, ICGP Resources
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