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Forum February 2000

Author: ICGP

Publication Year: 2000


Editorial: The time for negotiating and planning for next year's infuenza campaign is now, not next september, Dr Leonard Condren
News: Practice computerisation gets nationwide boost, ICGP seeks directors to head up three new projects, EHB primary healthcare strategy, New national director of CME
Cover Story: With an increasing number of women entering General Practice, the profession has to face up to the need for more flexible working arrangements, Moira Cassidy
Interview: IPHA president Michael Dempsey calls for all the key groups in healthcare to develop a joint strategy to cope with the rapid changes being brought about by the information age, Geraldine Meagan
Computers: The age old problem of slow communications between hospitals and General Practice could be speeded up in one fell swoop with the use of email, Dr Brian Meade
Teaching: With a little bit of preparation practical problems such as finding time to set tasks for medical students in your practice can be easily overcome, Maureen Kelly
Practice Management: Practice-related questions answered
Open Forum: The onus will be on the prescriber, including GPs, to ensure all requests for x-ray procedures are clinically appropriate, when a new EU directive comes into force later this year, Liam Murray and Mary Coffey
Et cetera: Miscellany of medical matters
Diary: Round up of meetings and events of interest to GPs
Pain Management: Good assessment is the cornerstone of successful pain management in palliative care, Dr Emer Loughrey
Clinical Review: More primary care-based research is needed to improve the pre-hospital management of meningitis, Andrew Murphy and David Moore
Clinical Reveiw: Even modest weight loss can significantly improve glycaemic control and complications in the management of type 2 diabetes, Helen Byrne
Grand Rounds: A recent Grand Rounds meeting explored how the link between poverty and health risks such as CHD, lung cancer and respiratory diseases could be broken, Dr Kevin Quinn
Vaccination: Studies such as the ICGP's influenza surveillance project are vital for monitoring future health care needs, Drs Dermot Nolan and Patrick McCormick
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: Dr John Latham engages in a spot of naval gazing and finds himself in love with his profession
Doctor's Diary: When you're dealing with a patient lacking in basic hygiene, you truly know that you job is a vocation, Dr Hugh Dennison
UK View: The recent hysteria created by a high level of viral infection highlights the need for real research into influenza and related illnesses, Dr Rob Walker


ICGP journal supplement

Format Print
Keywords periodicals
Publisher MedMedia Ltd
Classification periodicals
Volume 17
Edition First
ISSN 0790-9977
Pages 71
Categories: Irish Content, Forum, ICGP Resources
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