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E-cigarettes: what’s the harm?

Are they a legitimate smoking cessation device—or keeping smokers addicted?. The controversy over regulation of e-cigarettes highlights a split in the medical community. Some doctors believe they could …

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Interpreting the wrist radiograph in adult trauma

How to interpret radiographs of the adult wrist—normal anatomy and distal radial fractures. It is important for all newly qualified …

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First UK private medical school degree delayed following GMC concerns

A private medical school degree course that was due to start in September 2014 has been delayed by a year after a review by the General Medical Council. The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) planned to charge students …

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The business of innovation in surgery

Tenacity is the key. Roland Partridge is cofounder and managing director of award winning surgical simulation company eoSurgical, a paediatric surgery registrar, and a PhD candidate. He studied medicine at Oxford, moving to Edinburgh for the clinical years …

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Five key issues for the NHS

What you need to know. It’s been a turbulent few years for the National Health Service and the pressure is unlikely to ease as we approach the 2015 general election. The future of the health service could be an important differentiator between the parties, …

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