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February 9, 1999 / le 9 février 1999

CMAJ 1999; 160(3)

© 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

Snow sports are one of the few benefits of Canadian winters, but beware — some injuries are more prevalent with these activities (pages 302 and 353).
Snow sport injuries

301 News and analysis · Nouvelles et analyses
309 Letters · Correspondance
Instructions to correspondents / Directives aux correspondants
  Evidence · Études
319 Dictated versus database-generated discharge summaries: a randomized clinical trial, C. van Walraven, A. Laupacis, R. Seth, G. Wells [abstract / résumé]
329 Prevalence and treatment of pain in older adults in nursing homes and other long-term care institutions: a systematic review, P.L. Fox, P. Raina, A.R. Jadad [abstract / résumé]
337 Screening Mammography Program of British Columbia: pattern of use and health care system costs, I.A. Olivotto, L. Kan, D. Mates, S. King [abstract / résumé]

  Editorials · Éditoriaux
345 "Conventional" dictated versus database-generated discharge summaries: timeliness, quality and completeness, G.E. Dougherty [full text]
346 The importance of being Osler, K. Flegel, J. Hoey [full text]
347 Medical students' attitudes toward women: Are medical schools microcosms of society?, C.A. Woodward [full text]
350 Adverse reporting on adverse reactions, N. Bains, D. Hunter [full text]
351 Discussing complementary therapies: There's more than efficacy to consider, T. Truant, M. McKenzie [full text]

  Education · Éducation
353 Penetrating sledding injuries to the lower torso — 2 case reports, K. O'Brien, D. Poenaru [full text / résumé]
357 Do students' attitudes toward women change during medical school?, S.P. Phillips, K.E. Ferguson [abstract / résumé]
365 Prostate cancer: 10. Palliative care, N.A. Iscoe, E. Bruera, R.C. Choo [full text]

  Public Health · Santé publique
375 The wintertime blues, C.E. Caplan [full text]

377 The Left Atrium · De l'Oreille Gauche
  On_the_Net@cma.ca · Sur_le_Net@cma.ca
382 The Internet comes to Africa, G. Dickinson

  Features · Chroniques
386 Independent review adds to controversy at Sick Kids, M. Shuchman [full text / in brief]
391 Canada's "Disasters-R-Us" medical platoon a hit in Honduras, B. Sibbald [full text / in brief]
393 Ottawa abandoning health "by stealth," scholar says, H. Kent
394 After Swissair 111, the helpers needed help, N. Robb [full text / in brief]

  Heart and Soul · Gens de cœur
456 An Orthodox practice, S. Pinker [full text]