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June 27, 2000 / le 27 juin 2000

CMAJ 2000; 162(13)

Highlights of this issue

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
1799 Les amputés de guerre du Sierra Leone

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
1815 Effectiveness of massage therapy for subacute low-back pain: a randomized controlled trial
M. Preyde
  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

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

  Review Synthèse
1833 Rheumatology: 5. Diagnosis and management of inflammatory polyarthritis
A. Klinkhoff
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
1849 Stuttering: an update for physicians
D. Costa, R. Kroll

1857 The Left Atrium De l'Oreille Gauche
  • 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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