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October 6, 1998 / le 6 octobre 1998

CMAJ 1998; 159(7)

© 1998 Canadian Medical Association / Association médicale canadienne

In this issue · Dans ce numéro

    Press release

Editor's preface
Mot du rédacteur en chef

Medical trainees are expected to become skilled in communicating with patients, but do they perceive their clinical teachers as humanistic role models (pages 765, 787 and 823)?

Medical trainees

751 News and analysis ˇ Nouvelles et analyses
757 Letters ˇ Correspondance
Instructions to correspondents / Directives aux correspondants
  Evidence ˇ Études
765 Clinical teachers as humanistic caregivers and educators: perceptions of senior clerks and second-year residents, C. Beaudoin, B. Maheux, L. Côté, J.E. Des Marchais, P. Jean, L. Berkson [full text / résumé]
771 Notifying patients exposed to blood products associated with Creutzfeldt­Jakob disease: theoretical risk for real people, S.M. King, H. Watson, H. Heurter, M. Ricketts, S. Elsaadany [abstract / résumé]
777 Factors influencing the frequency of visits by hypertensive patients to primary care physicians in Winnipeg, N.P. Roos, K.C. Carrière, D. Friesen [abstract / résumé]

  Editorials ˇ Éditoriaux
787 Physician as humanist: still an educational challenge, V.R. Neufeld [full text]
789 The quandary of Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease, B. Larke [full text]
795 Primary care visits and health policy, B. Starfield [full text]
797 Why don't family physicians follow clinical practice guidelines for cancer screening?, F. Tudiver, C. Herbert, V. Goel, for the Family Physician Study Group, Sociobehavioral Cancer Research Network, National Cancer Institute of Canada [full text]
801 Unconventional therapies for cancer: A refuge from the rules of evidence?, I.F. Tannock, D.G. Warr [full text]
803 The arrogance of science and the pitfalls of hope, J. Hoey [full text]

  Education ˇ Éducation
807 Prostate cancer: 3. Individual risk factors, R.P. Gallagher, N. Fleshner [full text]
817 Bioethics for clinicians: 16. Dealing with demands for inappropriate treatment, C. Weijer, P.A. Singer, B.M. Dickens, S. Workman [full text / résumé]

  Experience ˇ Expérience
823 "You're the worst goddamn resident I've ever had", R. Patterson [full text]

  Public health ˇ Santé publique
826 Protecting against invasive pneumococcal disease: Be wise — immunize!, S.G. Squires, J.S. Spika [full text]
  Pour protéger contre l'infection invasive à pneumocoques : Soyez prudents — vaccinez!, S.G. Squires, J.S. Spika [texte complet]

  Features ˇ Chroniques
829 Blood recipients and CJD: to notify or not to notify, that is the question, B. Sibbald [full text / en bref]
832 Popularity of breast cancer program leads to referral protocols in BC, H. Kent [full text / en bref]
834 Ontario's kinder, gentler college tries to leave old-boys' image behind, C. Gray
837 Scepticism rampant as health minister addresses CMA meeting, S. Wharry [full text / en bref]
839 Dr. Allon Reddoch: the CMA's new president is a Yukon enthusiast, J. Hoey, B. Sibbald [full text]
840 Solutions prove elusive as Ontario seeks alternatives to FFS in remote areas, M. OReilly

843 On_the_Net@cma.ca ˇ Sur_le_Net@cma.ca
   Evidence-based health care and the Internet

  Pulse ˇ Médicogramme
900 The southward flow ebbs slightly / L'exode vers le Sud ralentit légèrement

ISSN 0820-3946 159(7) 741-900 (1998)