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September 2008

Symposium: Psychiatry

Symposium: Psychiatry


The Practitioner 1868-2008: supporting GPs for 140 years - p5

A hundred and forty years ago
Clinic of the month - p6

Clinical reviews
Rate control effective in patients with both AF and CHF - p8

Smoking during pregnancy increases risk of preterm birth - p11

Buprenorphine reduces odds of neonatal abstinence syndrome - p12

On-demand use of PDE5 inhibitors as effective as daily doses - p12

Effect size of antidepressants overestimated - p14

Amphetamine use increases risk of acute MI - p16

A hundred and forty years ago
On Inhalation in Diseases of the Throat - p18

Symposium: Psychiatry
Exercise can be effective therapy for depression - p19

GPs should be vigilant for eating disorders - p27

Special report
Updated asthma guideline will improve outcomes - p33

Vascular problems - p42

A hundred and forty years ago

Notes and Queries - p46


GPs are losing their core roles - p47


CPD exercise: September 2008 - p49

Haslam's view

Haslam's view: The more things change... - p51

September 2008

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