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CMAJ

April 18, 2000 / le 18 avril 2000

CMAJ 2000; 162(8)


Highlights of this issue

Cover:
Mark Loeb and colleagues conducted active surveillance and retrospective chart audits for outbreaks of respiratory tract infections in 5 nursing homes (page 1133). They emphasize the importance of adequate surveillance and of early diagnosis so that appropriate interventions can be promptly instituted.

Respiratory tract infections in nursing homes


  Editorial · Éditorial
1113 Another round of jeopardy [HTML / PDF]
1115 Une autre manche de «jéopardie» [HTML / PDF]

1121 Letters Correspondance [PDF]
Instructions to correspondents

  Research Recherche
1127 An outbreak of hepatitis B associated with reusable subdermal electroencephalogram electrodes
Hepatitis B Outbreak Investigation Team
[HTML / PDF]
1133 Surveillance for outbreaks of respiratory tract infections in nursing homes
M. Loeb, A. McGeer, M. McArthur, R.W. Peeling, M. Petric, A.E. Simor
[HTML / PDF]

  Research Letters Exposés de recherche
1139 Biochemical markers in acute ischemic stroke
M.D. Hill, G. Jackowski, N. Bayer, M. Lawrence, R. Jaeschke
[HTML / PDF]
1141 Changing drinking-and-driving behaviour: the effects of Ontario's administrative driver's licence suspension law
R.E. Mann, R.G. Smart, G. Stoduto, E.M. Adlaf, E. Vingilis, D. Beirness, R. Lamble
[HTML / PDF]

  Commentary Commentaire
1147 Ethics through the looking glass
P.S. Craighead
[HTML / PDF]
1148 High performance computing and medical research
A.J. Cuticchia
[HTML / PDF]
1150 Reducing medication errors
B. Orser
[HTML / PDF]
1152 The silent payer speaks: workers' compensation boards and Canadian physicians
M. Campolieti, J.N. Lavis
[HTML / PDF]

  Review Synthèse
1157 Rheumatology: 2. What laboratory tests are needed?
K. Shojania
[HTML / PDF]
1167 Ethics and human rights in South African medicine
J.R. Williams
[HTML / PDF]
1171 Health care, federalism and the new Social Union
K. Wilson
[HTML / PDF]

1179 The Left Atrium De l'Oreille Gauche [HTML / PDF]
 
  • Taking the short view (book review by V. Hanlon)
  • P. Ney on knowing the self
  • L. Lacroix's Sunday paintings

1186 News and analysis Nouvelles et analyses [PDF]
 

1259 Deaths Nécrologie

  Heart and Soul Gens de cœur
1260 Canada's physician to the Olympians
H. Kent
[HTML / PDF]


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