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Forum November 2002

Author: ICGP

Publication Year: 2002


Editorial: A maturing College and waning enthusiasm among members may have left GPs feeling isolated but there are still many ways of getting involved, Dr Niall Maguire
News: New primary care teams nationwide, Questionnaire to establish mental health care needs, Dingle GPs target cardiovascular health, New models of practice under scrutiny at Annual Winter Meeting, Top US design award for MedMedia Campaign, editor named Specialist Journalist of the Year
Letter: The 'sick child doggy sign'- an alternative test
Cover Story: ICGP chairman, Richard Brennan, urges all members to participate in dialogue with the College as it formulates its strategies and priorities for 2003-2008
Looking to the Future: The ICGP's main priorities for the next five years, along with an invitation to all members to have direct input
Open Forum: In an analysis of the current state of Irish General Practice, I find that GPs have had little involvment in planning health services to date, Prof Tom O'Dowd
Practice Management: Practice-related questions answered
My Place: A look at a a practice in the tourist town of Killarney, which has adapted to meet a changing patient profile over the past 20 years, Anne Henrichsen
Et cetera: Miscellany of medical matters
Diary: Round up of meetings and events of interest to GPs
Clinical Review: GPs should familiarise themselves with x-ray referral guidelines in order to make an informed judgement when considering referral, Liam Murray
Women's Health: Pregnant women with pre-existing insulin dependent diabetes remain one of the highest risk groups in modern obstetrics, Sandra O'Donnell
Vaccination: Hepatitis A is the most common vaccine preventable travel related disease, Moira Cassidy
Pharmaceutical Update: News from the industry
Clinical Review Service: A selection of reviews of papers from the world's leading medical journals
Distance Learning: Depression in later life
Latham at Large: Fallout from recent media attention reminds me never to be complacent when prescribing, Dr John Latham
UK View: A new computer program gives credence to the concept of a 'paper light' practice, Dr Rob Walker


ICGP journal supplement

Format Print
Keywords periodicals
Publisher MedMedia Ltd
Classification periodicals
Volume 19
Edition First
ISSN 0790-9977
Pages 59
Categories: Irish Content, Forum, ICGP Resources
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