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Independents' Day

December 2008

Symposium: Musculoskeletal medicine

Symposium: Musculoskeletal medicine

Contents

Editorial

CRP as a marker for cardiovascular risk - p4

Clinical reviews

Aspirin fails to reduce cardiovascular events in diabetes - p7

'Normal' sex is the metabolic equivalent of light housework - p9

Penile length not associated with shoe size - p9

Patients with depression have impaired sense of humour - p9

Unmarried men with type A personality at increased risk of diabetes - p12

Liking the smell of cigarette smoke does not increase relapse rates - p12

Symposium: musculoskeletal medicine

Assessment of fracture risk key in osteoporosis - p15

Exercise vital in patients with osteoarthritis - p20

Photoguide

Photo quiz - p27

A hundred and forty years ago

140 years ago: Clinic of the month - p28

Practitioner CPD exercise

CPD exercise: December 08 - p29

Letters

Is spirometry for asthma practical in primary care? - p30

Patient wanted dispensation for speeding - p30

Give credit where due for penicillin - p30

Haslam's view

Haslam's view: Arranging a working lifetime of memories - p31

December 08

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