Communication at the primary/secondary care interface: A review of the literature and a stakeholder analysisWritten by Jason Attard
Jason Attard, Charmaine Gauci & Julian Mamo
The presidency of the European Council rotates among the EU member states every 6 months. During this 6-month period, the presidency chairs meetings at every level in the Council. Member states holding the presidency work together in groups of three, called ‘trios’.
The presidency of the European Council rotates among the EU member states every 6 months.
A recent widely publicised Lancet review of statin efficacy and safety data generated more controversy than it resolved.1 Led by Professor Rory Collins of Oxford University, the review claimed that the benefits of statins have been underestimated and the risks exaggerated. Claims of statin intolerance in up to 20% of patients, the review argues, are not supported by large-scale evidence from randomised trials. In fact, Collins et al. claim that statin therapy is no less well tolerated than placebo.
Kathleen England, Dorianne Farrugia, Dominic Agius, Miriam Dalmas
Michelle Muscat - The 1992 medical drama ‘Lorenzo’s Oil’, directed by George Miller, is at the same time a tragic and uplifting movie which deals with one of the lesser known diseases, adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD), which forms part of a subset of diseases of interest to the chemical pathologist.
Medical Anecdotes – short accounts of interesting cases, some medical disasters, involving pathology and clinical practice, from the recollection of Prof. Albert Cilia-Vincenti