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Forum February 2002

Author: ICGP

Publication Year: 2002


Editorial: The new models of Primary Care now under examination offer great prospects for the advancement of quality assured General Practice, Dr Niall Maguire
News: Competence assurance on the cards for next year, CME tutors focus on peer review, Health Strategy- the wider context, GPs' insight into social problems should be harnessed, ICGP membership now open to members of equivalent EU colleges
Cover Story: The dangers of the waiting game for treatment for drug misuse, Moira Cassidy
Practice Management: Practice-related questions answered
My Place: Single-handed GP, Dr Tony Hussain, also practices hypnotherapy as an adjunct to his practice's services, Jim Clarke
Practice Management: Permanent health insurance cover for key members of the practice staff should avoid serious financial problems in the event of serious illness, Tom Kennedy
Health Promotion: Effective intervention in a young person's problem drinking centres on an effective clinical interview, Dr Johnny Cuddihy
Webwatch: Websites of major Dublin hospitals and the prospect of all medical records being online, Jim Clarke
Et cetera: Miscellany of medical matters
Diary: Round up of meetings and events of interest to GPs
Clinical Review: The term 'psychosomatic' is unhelpful when treating patients with unexplained syptoms, Dr John McKeown
Dermatology: Urticaria has the potential to profoundly affect a patient's quality of life, Dr Johnny Loughnane
Research: Latest research on the subject of lipids, arteriosclerosis and diabetes, Prof Gerald Tomkins
Women's Health: The new ICGP tutors appointed to train smear takers outline their role, Criona Burns
Vaccination: The WHO targets the year 2007 for the eradication of measles in Europe, 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: Antibiotics: Antibiotic prescribing
Latham at Large: A patient's profession may colour the way we communicate with them, Dr John Latham
UK View: The role of the high street pharmacist as prescribing adviser to local GPs, Dr Rob Walker


ICGP journal supplement

Format Print
Keywords periodicals
Publisher MedMedia Ltd
Classification periodicals
Volume 19
Edition First
ISSN 0790-9977
Pages 75
Categories: Irish Content, Forum, ICGP Resources
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