The following account of Dr Arthur Brock (1879-1947) is from this paper by David Cantor:
I recently came across this letter published in the BMJ 81 years ago. As far as I know it has not been read again since the summer of 1938. Dr … Continue reading ‘The Psychology of the Medical Profession’
The front cover of the current BMJ (22 June 2019) asks: “Why are efforts to stub out tobacco failing?” alongside a graphic image of a map of the world made … Continue reading front-to-back and back-to-front
Russell T. Davies and Ian McEwan are just two of many writers who like to imagine how the world might have “unfolded” had there been slight changes to past events. … Continue reading Admitted to a Mental Hospital: Gordon Bennett
The following is an article published in the current BMJ:
I would suggest that these hints matter today as much as any time in history:
This is the front and back cover of the current BMJ (1 June 2019) Generally speaking – industry adverts such as this are not recorded in Journal archives.
This was the lesson of the week as published in the BMJ, June 2002:
References: Davies J, Moncrieff J, Kinderman P, et al; Council for Evidence-Based Psychiatry. Stigma and efficacy of taking antidepressants. Letter to the editor. Times 2018 Feb 23. Burns W. Pills for … Continue reading A letter in the BMJ
This letter by Dr Cyril Hart, General Practitioner in Peterborough, was published in the British Medical Journal in December 1962. This was five years before I was born! I find … Continue reading Pharmaceutical Mailing Lists
This is the title of the Editorial in the current BMJ by it’s Editor in Chief. Fiona Godlee states: I have previously written about the approach to “transparency” taken by … Continue reading Pills or public health?
A few selected quotes from the BMJ, 30 March 2019: