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Forum July 2001

Author: ICGP

Publication Year: 2001


Editorial: Just as with the Nice Treaty, the opinion of the minority should be given a hearing on health issues such as euthanasia and abortion, Dr Niall Maguire
News: Haphazard health care for asylum seekers must be addressed, New research post on suicide prevention, Key role for GPs in strategy for control of antimicrobial resistance, ICGP national conference to focus on alcohol and young people, Director for College regional centre
Letters: St John's wort- a promising medication
Cover Story: The current manpower crisis in General Practice underscores the need for urgent action to ensure an adequete supply of GPs to meet future needs, Moira Cassidy
Practice Management: Practice-related questions answered
Open Forum: Dr Leonard Condren describes the various reactions- from heartwarming to intriguing- to his decision to take his leave from General Practice
Hidden Agenda: Beyond the physical diagnosis of a patient's presenting complaint, there may lie a hidden psychosocial problem such as depression or alcohol dependence, Dr Yvonne Kearney
Et cetera: Miscellany of medical matters
Diary: Round up of meetings and events of interest to GPs
Dermatology: The management of acne in General Practice calls for a dynamic approach, matching treatment options with the type of lesion and the patient's response, Dr Johnny Loughnane
Vaccination: While IPV is to be introduced as part of the recommended childhood immunisation scheme this month, the issue of licensing of univalent IPV remains unresolved, Dr Ray O'Connor
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: Give me my city practice with its thriving baby boom, complete with sticky fingers, chewing gum and vomit, before any suburban surgery replete with double incomes and no kids, Dr John Latham
UK View: The mistaken belief that doctors are the omnipotent pillars of strength is adding to the stresses weighing down the best of GPs, 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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