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CMAJ

November 2, 1999 / le 2 novembre 1999

CMAJ 1999; 161(9)

© 1999 Canadian Medical Association / Association médicale canadienne


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In this issue · Dans ce numéro

    Press release
    Highlights of this issue

  Editor's Preface Mot du rédacteur en chef
1093 Technology: Wow! (for us)
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1095 La technologie : Excellent! (pour nous) [HTML / PDF]

Cover:
In this global theme issue, contributors highlight new technologies in a range of medical specialties and discuss the impact of technology on the practice of medicine.

New technologies

1101 Letters Correspondance [HTML / PDF]
Instructions to correspondents
 
  • Choosing a first-line antihypertensive
  • White-coat hypertension
  • Foreign medical graduates
  • Lyme disease
  • Controversial cancer care
  • Keeping clinics open
  • Drug information handouts
  • Titles of CMAJ news articles
  • Correction

  Evidence Études
1109 Life support in the intensive care unit: a qualitative investigation of technological purposes
D.J. Cook, M. Giacomini, N. Johnson, D. Willms, for the Canadian Critical Care Trials Group
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  Editorials Éditoriaux
1117 Does the physical examination have a future?
K.M. Flegel
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1118 The promise and the paradox of technology in the intensive care unit
D.J. Cook, W.J. Sibbald
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1120 Palliative medicine and modern technology
J.F. Seely, B.M. Mount
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1122 Gene testing in the biotech century: Are physicians ready?
T. Caulfield
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1124 A technological journey: specialty spotlights and beyond
C. Caplan
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  Education Éducation
1131 Taking PET to heart
T.D. Ruddy, R.A. deKemp, R.S. Beanlands
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1132 Microwaves: from the kitchen to the operating theatre
T. Tulandi
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1133 Stent-graft repair for abdominal aortic aneurysm
P.G. Kalman
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1134 Harvesting viral proteins
A. Lucas, G. McFadden
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1135 SPECT in cerebrovascular disease
A.V. Alexandrov, J.W. Norris
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1136 Detachable coils to treat intracranial aneurysms
R.A. Willinsky
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1137 Nocturnal hemodialysis: dialysis for the new millennium
A. Pierratos
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1138 Gone FISHin' for genes
D.J. Demetrick
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1139 A new way to look at inflammatory bowel disease
J. Mernagh, S. Somers
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1140 Emphysema sufferers breathe easier
J.D. Miller
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1141 Improving the durability of total joint replacement
J.P. Waddell
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1142 Computer survey technology: a window on sensitive issues
H.L. MacMillan
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1147 E-psychiatry: the patient­psychiatrist relationship in the electronic age
M.V. Seeman, B. Seeman
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1151 Second-guessing a second primary
S.R. Harris
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1155 Creating your own medical Internet library
A. Stewart
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1161 The history of diagnostic technology for diseases of the lungs
C.P.W. Warren
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1165 Genetic fingerprinting in the study of tuberculosis transmission
S. Kulaga, M.A. Behr, K. Schwartzman
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  On_the_Net@cma.ca Sur_le_Net@cma.ca
1170 Broadcasting comes to the Internet
M. OReilly
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  Features Chroniques
1171 The strange world inside Canada's only level-4 containment laboratory
D. Square
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1173 Making a case for a $2700-a-month drug
B. Sibbald
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1175 Waiting list grows for BC's Hereditary Cancer Program
H. Kent
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1176 New aerospace medicine program takes off
B. Sibbald
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1215 Deaths Nécrologie

  Heart and Soul Gens de cœur
1216 Medicine now a fun hobby for Edmonton's game boys
R. Cairney
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