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CMAJ

June 27, 2000 / le 27 juin 2000

CMAJ 2000; 162(13)


Highlights of this issue

Cover:
Raves have become a popular form of entertainment among Canadian youths. In this issue, Erica Weir reviews the associated health risks and harm reduction strategies (page 1843) and commentator Michael Rieder highlights the implications of rave culture for emergency physicians (page 1829)

(Photo courtesy of Andrew McCracken)

The risks of Raves


  Editorial · Éditorial
1797 The war amputees of Sierra Leone
[HTML / PDF]
1799 Les amputés de guerre du Sierra Leone
[HTML / PDF]

1803 Letters Correspondance [PDF]
Instructions to correspondents

  Research Recherche
1809 How valid are utilization review tools in assessing appropriate use of acute care beds?
N. Kalant, M. Berlinguet, J.G. Diodati, L. Dragatakis, F. Marcotte
[HTML / PDF]
1815 Effectiveness of massage therapy for subacute low-back pain: a randomized controlled trial
M. Preyde
[HTML / PDF]
  Research Letter Exposé de recherche
1821 Bias inherent in retrospective waiting-time studies: experience from a vascular surgery waiting list
B. Sobolev, P. Brown, D. Zelt, S. Shortt
[HTML / PDF]

  Commentary Commentaire
1823 Healthy Canadians in 2010?
J.S. Millar
[HTML / PDF]
1824 Utilization review: Can it be improved?
J.V. Tu
[HTML / PDF]
1826 The new alchemy: transmuting information into knowledge in an electronic age
A.R. Jadad, M.W. Enkin
[HTML / PDF]
1829 Some light from the heat: implications of rave parties for clinicians
M.J. Rieder
[HTML / PDF]

  Review Synthèse
1833 Rheumatology: 5. Diagnosis and management of inflammatory polyarthritis
A. Klinkhoff
[HTML / PDF]
1839 A matter of perspective
M.W. Enkin, A.R. Jadad
[HTML (with reader opinion poll) / PDF]
1843 Raves: a review of the culture, the drugs and the prevention of harm
E. Weir
[HTML / PDF]
1849 Stuttering: an update for physicians
D. Costa, R. Kroll
[HTML / PDF]

1857 The Left Atrium De l'Oreille Gauche
[HTML / PDF]
 
  • The doctor and the zebra (book review by J. Duffin)
  • Man of the mill
  • An exchange of gifts

1861 News and analysis Nouvelles et analyses [PDF]
 

1912 Deaths Nécrologie

CMA Policy
Principles for medical Care of Older Persons

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