Canadian Medical Association Journal / Journal de l'Association médicale canadienne

September 1, 1996 / Le 1er septembre 1996

CMAJ 1996; 155 (5)

Contents / Table des matières

Editor's Page / Page du rédacteur
503 - A farewell; Ce n'est qu'un au revoir, P. Huston

507 - Letters / Correspondance [Instructions to correspondents / Directives aux correspondants]

Systematic Review / Examen critique systématique
519 - Hyponatremia and the syndrome of inappropriate secretion of antidiuretic hormone associated with the use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors: a review of spontaneous reports, B.A. Liu, N. Mittmann, S.R. Knowles, N.H. Shear [abstract / résumé]

Cover Story / En manchette
529 - Bovine spongiform encephalopathy and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease: implications for physicians, C. MacKnight, K. Rockwood [full text / résumé]

Original Research / Nouveautés en recherche
537 - Sudden unexplained death in Asian immigrants: recognition of a syndrome in metropolitan Toronto, M.S. Pollanen, D.A. Chiasson, J. Cairns, J.G. Young [abstract / résumé]

541 - Outcome of patients discharged from a coronary care unit with a diagnosis of "chest pain not yet diagnosed," A. Panju, M.E. Farkouh, D.L. Sackett, W. Waterfall, R. Hunt, E. Fallen, S. Somers, G. Stevenson, S. Walter [abstract / résumé]

Editorial / Éditorial
549 - Emerging problems in prion disease, V. Dodelet, M. Ricketts, N.R. Cashman [full text / résumé]
552 - Managing acute enigmatic chest pain, A.T. Wielgosz [abstract / résumé]

From the CCDR / Du RMTC
554 - Statement on influenza vaccination for the 1996-97 season
556 - Déclaration sur la vaccination antigrippale pour la saison 1996-1997

563 - At a Glance / Aperçu

Cover Story / En manchette
565 - Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease latest unknown in struggle to restore faith in blood supply, P. Vaughan [full text / en bref]

Special Report / Document
569 - Dr. Bruce Squires witnessed vast changes during tenure as CMAJ editor, P. Sullivan [full text / en bref]

Medical Practice / Pratique médicale
571 - Harm-reduction strategies weapon of choice in BC's battle with drug addiction, H. Kent [in brief / en bref]

Viewpoint / Point de vue
574 - Clinical practice guidelines and the law, E.-H. Kluge [in brief / en bref]

Association News / À l'écoute de l'AMC
577 - Pediatrician, geneticists claim CMA's highest honours during annual meeting presentations, S. Wharry [full text / en bref]

International Medicine / Médecine internationale
579 - Visit to Zambia offers humbling reminder of privileges Canadians enjoy, D. Needham [in brief / en bref]

Perspectives / Optique
581 - Contemporary English health care: What lessons can we learn from it? W.G. Thompson [in brief / en bref]

Multicultural Medicine / La médecine en contexte multiculturel
585 - Multicultural health care requires adjustments by doctors and patients, J. Hamilton [in brief / en bref]

517 - Conferences / Conférences

558 - Continuing Medical Education / Éducation médicale continue

587 - Therapeutic Index / Index thérapeutique

600 - Service Information / Renseignements aux lecteurs

601 - Classified Advertising / Annonces classées

616 - Advertisers' Index / Index des annonceurs

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