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September 4, 2001
September 4, 2001 / le 4 septembre 2001
CMAJ  2001:165(5)

Recent evidence suggests that eating disorders are on the rise and that the age of onset has lowered. In this issue, Jennifer Jones and colleagues evaluate disturbed eating attitudes and behaviours in a large Ontario school-based population to determine their prevalence and demographic distribution (page 547).

Highlights of this issue


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





  Editorial • Éditorial
517 Tougher times ahead ... for health care and Mr. Romanow
519 Les temps seront plus durs... pour les soins de santé et pour M. Romanow

523 Letters • Correspondance
Instructions to correspondents
  • Much ado about marijuana — R. Hajela [HTML / PDF]; E.A. Voth [HTML / PDF]; C. Jones [HTML / PDF]; J. Carranza [HTML / PDF]; M. Howlett [HTML / PDF]
  • Chemotherapy for older women with node-positive breast cancer — D. Ginsburg [HTML / PDF]; response: M. Levine [HTML / PDF]
  • Ammunition against malaria — R.D. MacDonald [HTML / PDF]; response: K. Kain [HTML / PDF]
  • Weighing the risks and benefits of autologous blood donation — A. Weir [HTML / PDF]; response: F.C. Grant [HTML / PDF]
  • Alberta's Bill 11 — M. Baltzan [HTML / PDF]; E.J. Hall-Findlay [HTML / PDF]; response: S.E.D. Shortt [HTML / PDF]

  Research • Rechèrche
537 A randomized controlled trial of a community-based consultation service to prevent falls
D.B. Hogan, F.A. MacDonald, J. Betts, S. Bricker, E.M. Ebly, B. Delarue, T.S. Fung, C. Harbidge, M. Hunter, C.J. Maxwell, B. Metcalf
547 Disordered eating attitudes and behaviours in teenaged girls: a school-based study
J.M. Jones, S. Bennett, M.P. Olmsted, M.L. Lawson, G. Rodin
557 Risk factors for hepatitis C virus infection among street youths
É. Roy, N. Haley, P. Leclerc, J.-F. Boivin, L. Cédras, J. Vinceletteo
565 Do factors other than need determine utilization of physicians' services in Ontario?
M.M. Finkelstein
575 Delirium in older medical inpatients and subsequent cognitive and functional status: a prospective study
J. McCusker, M. Cole, N. Dendukuri, É. Belzile, F. Primea

  Commentary • Commentaire
587 Prevention of falls and subsequent injuries in elderly people: a long way to go in both research and practice
P. Kannus, K.M. Khan
591 The modern scientific physician: 2. Medical science versus scientific medicine
O.S. Miettinen
595 Managing public payment for high-cost, high-benefit treatment: enzyme replacement therapy for Gaucher's disease in Ontario
J.T.R. Clarke, D. Amato, R.B. Deber

  Review • Synthèse
601 Physicians Taking Action Against Smoking: an intervention program to optimize smoking cessation counselling by Montreal general practitioners
M. Tremblay, A. Gervais, C. Lacroix, J. O'Loughlin, H. Makni, G. Paradis
609 Unexplained deaths among injection drug users: a case of probable Clostridium myonecrosis
N. Williamson, C. Archibald, J.S. Van Vliet

615 The Left Atrium • De l'oreille gauche [HTML]
  • Far from the best of all possible worlds (R.E.G. Upshur reviews The Medical Profession and Human Rights: Handbook for a Changing Agenda) [PDF]
  • L. Hazelton fleshes out charts [PDF]
  • V. Tors on Gustav Klimt [PDF]

621 News • Nouvelles
  • Governments take a hit as CMA releases report card [HTML / PDF]
  • Class-action lawsuits medicine's newest legal headache [HTML / PDF]
  • Drug advisory: oxycodone hydrochloride (OxyContin) [HTML / PDF]
  • OxyContin-abuse problem appears limited to US [HTML / PDF]
  • Wanted: memorable home remedies [HTML / PDF]
  • Interest in alternative forms of payment on the rise: CMA survey [HTML / PDF]
      • CMA's 2001 Physician Resource Questionnaire
  • Deaths in Bristol have changed the face of British medicine [HTML / PDF]
  • Royal College meeting has a new look [HTML / PDF]
  • On the Net: An online gold mine for medical students [HTML / PDF]
  • NB physician recruiter off to Ontario [HTML / PDF]
  • MD welcomed back [HTML / PDF]
  • Bayer pulls cerivastatin (Baycol) from market [HTML / PDF]
  • Pulse: Computer use by Canada's physicians approaches 90% mark [HTML / PDF]
  • Public Health: Suicide: the hidden epidemic [HTML / PDF]
  • Clinical Update: Duration of anticoagulant therapy for deep-vein thrombosis [HTML / PDF]

727 Deaths • Nécrologie
  Heart & Soul • Gens de cœur
728 BC MD combined life in circus with medical school
H. Kent

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