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CMAJ

June 15, 1999 / le 15 juin 1999

CMAJ 1999; 160(12)

© 1999 Canadian Medical Association / Association médicale canadienne


In this issue · Dans ce numéro

    Press release
    Highlights of this issue

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Editor's preface
Mot du rédacteur en chef

Cover:
Physicians are increasingly being drawn into legal battles when unfit drivers are involved in motor vehicle accidents (page 1752). A Saskatchewan survey finds that doctors need more training to determine medical fitness to drive (page 1701)

Fitness-to-drive legal battles

1689 News and analysis Nouvelles et analyses
1695 Letters Correspondance
  • Instructions to correspondents
  • Directives aux correspondants
  •   Evidence Études
    1701 Saskatchewan physicians' attitudes and knowledge regarding assessment of medical fitness to drive S.C. Marshall, N. Gilbert [full text]
    1705 Decision-making for long-term tube-feeding in cognitively impaired elderly people S.L. Mitchell, F.M.E. Lawson [abstract]
    1710 Physicians' perceptions of the effect on clinical services of an alternative funding plan at an academic health sciences centre M. Godwin, S. Shortt, L. McIntosh, C. Bolton [abstract]
    1715 Identifier les besoins de formation en éthique : approche méthodologique centrée sur la clinique H. Marcoux [résumé]

      Research letter Exposé de recherche
    1719 Fetal exposure to oral isotretinoin: failure to comply with the Pregnancy Prevention Program G. Atanackovic, G. Koren [full text]

      Editorials Éditoriaux
    1721 Substitute decision-making for cognitively impaired older people M. Brockett [full text]
    1723 Oral isotretinoin: prescribers beware N.H. Shear [full text]

      Education Éducation
    1725 Tuberculosis: 7. Laboratory aspects of diagnosis A. Laszlo [full text in HTML / full text in PDF]
    1730 Canadian health expenditures: Where do we really stand internationally? R. Deber, B. Swan [full text]
    1735 A physician-centred intervention to shorten hospital stay: a pilot study J.C. Setrakian, K.M. Flegel, T.A. Hutchinson, S. Charest, L. Côté, M.D. de B. Edwardes, I.B. Corbett [full text]
    1738 Canadian Consensus Conference on Dementia: a physician's guide to using the recommendations C.J.S. Patterson, S. Gauthier, H. Bergman, C.A. Cohen, J.W. Feightner, H. Feldman, D.B. Hogan [full text]

    1743 The Left Atrium De l'Oreille Gauche

      On_the_Net@cma.ca Sur_le_Net@cma.ca
    1747 Mapping your way through MEDLINE D. Green [full text]

      Features Chroniques
    1751 The Canada Health Act goes on trial S. Wharry [full text]
    1752 Easier-to-use fitness-to-drive guide on way from CMA B. Sibbald [full text]
    1753 Fear of black market means no RU-486 for Canada until US approves drug B. Sibbald [full text]
    1755 Canada's Kosovar refugees "surprisingly healthy" B. Sibbald [full text]

      Heart and Soul Gens de cœur
    1804 Tearing down walls in Canada's prisons L. Cohen [full text]

      Special Supplement
      Management of Dementing Disorders

      CMA Policy
      Joint statement on preventing and resolving ethical conflicts involving health care providers and persons receiving care