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May 18, 1999 / le 18 mai 1999

CMAJ 1999; 160(10)

© 1999 Canadian Medical Association / Association médicale canadienne

In this issue · Dans ce numéro

    Press release
    Highlights of this issue

Editor's preface
Mot du rédacteur en chef

May 17-23 is Sun Awareness Week. In this issue Dr. John Adam discusses the steps Canadians should take to protect themselves against the sun's harmful rays (page 1471).

Sun Awareness Week
1425 News and analysis Nouvelles et analyses
1431 Letters Correspondance
Instructions to correspondents / Directives aux correspondants
  Evidence Études
1436 Risk factors for resistance to "first-line" antimicrobials among urinary tract isolates of Escherichia coli in children U.D. Allen, N. MacDonald, L. Fuite, F. Chan, D. Stephens [abstract]
1441 Quality of care in unlicensed homes for the aged in the Eastern Townships of Quebec G. Bravo, M.-F. Dubois, M. Charpentier, P. De Wals, A. Émond [abstract]
1449 Impact of treating hyperlipidemia or hypertension to reduce the risk of death from coronary artery disease S. Perreault, M. Dorais, L. Coupal, G. Paradis, M.R. Joffres, S.A. Grover [abstract]
1457 Utilization of health care resources by obese Canadians K. Trakas, K. Lawrence, N.H. Shear [abstract]

  Editorials Éditoriaux
1463 "Mine own countree": quality of care in nursing homes J. Chouinard [full text]
1464 The evolving paradigm of health technology assessment: reflections for the millennium R.N. Battista, M.J. Hodge [full text]
1468 Substance abuse at the turn of the millennium P.R.W. Kendall, J. Hoey [full text]
1469 Waiting lists for health care: A necessary evil? R.F. Davies [full text]

  Education Éducation
1471 Living a "shady life": sun-protective behaviour for Canadians J.E. Adam [full text]
1475 Systolic and diastolic learning: an analogy to the cardiac cycle P.M. Dodek, D.L. Sackett, M.T. Schechter [full text / abstract]
1479 Tuberculosis: 5. Pediatric disease E. Nobert, V. Chernick [full text in HTML / full text in PDF]

1483 The Left Atrium De l'Oreille Gauche
  On_the_Net@cma.ca Sur_le_Net@cma.ca
1487 CMA Online usage triples in a year A. Bolster

  Features Chroniques
1490 RN = Really Neglected, angry nurses say B. Sibbald [full text]
1492 Chaos reigns at medical schools over hepatitis B testing B. Sibbald [full text / in brief]
1494 Manitoba hires spiritual care coordinator to promote nonmedical side of healing B. Sibbald [full text]

  Heart and Soul Gens de cœur
1532 Making a difference in his community A. Silversides [full text]