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Forum November 2001

Author: ICGP

Publication Year: 2001


Editorial: The wind of change currently blowing through Irish medicine and General Practice in particular is long overdue, Dr Niall Maguire
News: Cervical screening programme to go national, Funding announced for alcohol research study, Annual Scientific Meeting to feature first Q-mark practice, Diploma in diabetes by distance learning, Anthrax protocol issued
Cover Story: Alcohol abuse in the young is a significant health problem but one which GPs are ill prepared to deal with, Geraldine Meagan
Analysis: How the new National Health Strategy will affect Primary Care, Jim Clarke
Practice Management: Practice-related questions answered
My Place: Dr Christy O'Rourke ministers to the needs of residents in Maynooth and to fans in the Cusack Stand, Jim Clarke
The Euro: Are you familiar with figure 0.787564; Dermot Folan advises on preparing your practice for euro conversion
Et cetera: Miscellany of medical matters
Diary: Round up of meetings and events of interest to GPs
Dermatology: The various treatment options for psoriasis and their applications, Dr Johnny Loughnane
Ophthalmology: Common eye conditions often present diagnostic problems for GPs, Dr John Traynor
Vaccination: A step-by-step guide to updating your practice software for the new childhood immunisation programme, Dr Brian Meade
Webwatch: The internet provides easy access to information- from health statistics to tobacco legislation, Jim Clarke
Pharmaceutical Update: News from the industry
Clinical Review Service: A selection of reviews of papers from the world's leading medical journals
Distance Learning: Men's health: Recent advances in the area of erectile dysfunction
Latham at Large: Views on the health service can often depend upon the eyes of the observer, Dr John Latham
UK View: It is fear of litigation and the desire to practise defensive medicine that underpins the current policy-mania sweeping across the NHS, Dr Rob Walker


ICGP journal supplement

Format Print
Keywords periodicals
Publisher MedMedia Ltd
Classification periodicals
Volume 18
Edition First
ISSN 0790-9977
Pages 75
Categories: Irish Content, Forum, ICGP Resources
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