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July 24, 2001 / le 24 juillet 2001
CMAJ  2001:165(2)

Musculoskeletal pains affect 10%-20% of schoolchildren. In the final article in CMAJ's rheumatology series, Peter Malleson and Richard Beauchamp provide advice on how to diagnose and treat limb pains in children (page 183).

Highlights of this issue


   •  Editorial
   •  Letters
   •  Research
   •  Commentary
   •  Review
   •  The Left Atrium
   •  News
   •  Deaths
   •  Heart & Soul





  Editorial • Éditorial
141 Time to weed the CPG garden
143 Le moment est venu de désherber le jardin des guides de pratique

147 Letters • Correspondance
Instructions to correspondents
  • Physician, know thy limits — R. Sender [HTML / PDF]; S. Workman [HTML / PDF]
  • Do women treated for breast cancer at teaching hospitals really fare better — R.E. Myers [HTML / PDF]; T.J. Muckle [HTML / PDF]; P. Barron [HTML / PDF]; P. Willard [HTML / PDF]; R.J. Fingerote [HTML / PDF]; B.P. Higgins [HTML / PDF]; response: R. Chaudhry, V. Goel, C. Sawka [HTML / PDF]
  • Raloxifene: handle with care — K.I. Pritchard, M. Levine, B. Walley [HTML / PDF]
  • Nonclinical factors in patient selection for surgery — A. Mariotto [HTML / PDF]
  • Lifestyle drugs — A.R. Miller [HTML / PDF]

  Research • Rechèrche
157 What is the quality of drug therapy clinical practice guidelines in Canada?
I.D. Graham, S. Beardall, A.O. Carter, J. Glennie, P.C. Hébert, J.M. Tetroe, et al
166 Clinical practice guidelines for the care and treatment of breast cancer: 13. Sentinel lymph node biopsy
J. Cantin, H. Scarth, M. Levine, M. Hugi, for the Steering Committee on Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Care and Treatment of Breast Cancer
  Guides de pratique clinique pour la prise en charge et le traitement du cancer du sein : 13. La biopsie du ganglion lymphatique sentinelle
Jacques Cantin, Hugh Scarth, Mark Levine et Maria Hugi, pour le Comité directeur des guides de pratique clinique pour la prise en charge et le traitement du cancer du sein
174 Does how you do depend on how you think you'll do? A systematic review of the evidence for a relation between patients' recovery expectations and health outcomes
M.V. Mondloch, D.C. Cole, J.W. Frank

  Commentary • Commentaire
180 Further disquiet on the guidelines front
S.J. Lewis
181 Promoting effective guideline use in Ontario
W.W. Rosser, D. Davis, E. Gilbart, on behalf of the Guideline Advisory Committee

  Review • Synthèse
183 Rheumatology: 16. Diagnosing musculoskeletal pain in children
P.N. Malleson, R.D. Beauchamp
189 Bioethics for clinicians: 27. Catholic bioethics
H.J. Markwell, B.F. Brown

193 The Left Atrium • De l'oreille gauche [HTML]
  • Berries for brains (book review by J. Mendes) [PDF]
  • S. Pinker questions the ethics of consent [PDF]
  • Emily Carr's doctor [PDF]
  • Pharmaceutical adbusting [PDF]

199 News • Nouvelles
  • Test for early detection of BSE, vCJD on horizon? [HTML / PDF]
  • Beware of DTC ads [HTML / PDF]
  • Give us your unsubstantiated, your irreproducible ... [HTML / PDF]
  • Don't panic, it's organic: dispute over natural health products regulations continues [HTML / PDF]
  • No public voice in genetics research? [HTML / PDF]
  • Family medicine remains unpopular with med students [HTML / PDF]
  • New manifesto a "bill of rights" for patients in pain [HTML / PDF]
  • Suicide prevention should be crucial public health priority, US surgeon general says [HTML / PDF]
  • BC's Liberals promise a revolution, with health care one of the targets [HTML / PDF]
  • New York cracks down on cell-phone use in car [HTML / PDF]
  • Toxic info for smokers [HTML / PDF]
  • Give us a seat at the primary care table, pharmacists ask [HTML / PDF]
  • On the Net: Putting a human face on neurologic illness [HTML / PDF]
  • In an increasingly daunting legal world, the CMPA turns 100 [HTML / PDF]
  • Pulse: AIDS in Canada: the 20th anniversary approaches [HTML / PDF]
  • Public Health: Methylmercury exposure: fishing for answers [HTML / PDF]
  • Preventive Health Care: Colorectal cancer screening [HTML / PDF]

255 Deaths • Nécrologie


  Heart & Soul • Gens de cœur
256 Public's ignorance of sun's impact gets under MD's skin
H. Kent

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