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Forum January 2000

Author: ICGP

Publication Year: 2000


Editorial: Dr Leonard Condren looks to the future with renewed hope as his Ballyfermot patients begin to reap the benefits of the Celtic Tiger and take pride in losing their GMS cards as they find employment
News: New occupational health service for ICGP members, Doctors warned of serious consequences of complacency in obtaining patient consent, Women lagging behind in health service job promotions
Letters: Software user group meetings, Many reasons for dearth of discharge letters
Cover Story: Launched in 1991 as Ireland's first full colour monthly for GPs, this month sees the publication of the 100th issue of Forum, Geraldine Meagan
Practice Management: Practice-related questions answered
Computers: Free internet service providers may not be as 'free' as they seem, Dr Brian Meade
GP Training: The Southeast scheme aims to ensure GP training is an ever-changing process, continuously reflecting the demands of daily General Practice, Dr Martin Rouse
Teaching: Out with didactic lectures and in with new methods of learning which allow students to become more active participants in their own education, Dr Maureen Kelly
Et cetera: Miscellany of medical matters
Diary: Round up of meetings and events of interest to GPs
Clinical Review: While many practices have developed comprehensive diabetes programmes, GP diabetic care throughout the country remains patchy and unstructured, Dr Tony O'Sullivan
Vaccination: A correct clinical diagnosis of influenza will not only aid appropriate patient treatment but will also provide the necessary warning signs of an epidemic or even a pandemic, Anne Henrichsen
Pain Management: New advances in pain assessment and control, Geraldine Meagan
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: In 100 or 1,000 years time, will people know of the struggles of inner city dwellers in the face of drug addiction and HIV infection, Dr John Latham
UK View: New UK proposals aimed at ousting the small number of GPs who provide poor or inadequete care look set to deprive the profession of the right to regulate itself, Dr Rob Walker


ICGP journal supplement

Format Print
Keywords periodicals
Publisher MedMedia Ltd
Classification periodicals
Volume 17
Edition First
ISSN 0790-9977
Pages 55
Categories: Irish Content, Forum, ICGP Resources
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