Dr Hairy’s Research Summaries, Feb 2016

A new bundle of Research Summaries, with accompanying quiz, has just gone online at http://www.drhairy.org/concrete5/index.php/research-summaries/. Subjects covered this time:

Why is the GMC investigating a complaint about me?
BMJ Careers 6/2/16, p183
Questions your patients may have about Zika virus
BMJ 2016;352:i649
Sixty seconds on . . . mindfulness
BMJ 2016;352:h6960
Does mindfulness work?
BMJ 2015;351:h6919
NICE guidelines on the menopause
BMJ 2016;352:i191
WHO analgesic ladder: a good concept gone astray
BMJ 2016;352:i20
Metformin as firstline treatment for type 2 diabetes: are we sure?
BMJ 2016;352:h6748
Management of chronic refractory cough
BMJ 2015;351:h5590
Are topical antibiotics an alternative to oral antibiotics for children with acute otitis media and ear discharge?
BMJ 2016;352:i308
Atrial fibrillation as risk factor for cardiovascular disease and death in women compared with men
BMJ 2016;352:h7013
Vitamin D causes falls?
BMJ 23/1/16 p101, borrowed from JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(2):. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2015.7148
Does GA harm little baby brains?
BMJ, Richard Lehman’s journal review—18 January 2016

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