Volume 85 Number 1, January 2016

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Table of Contents

Editorial 1 Inland Waterways - the Cost of Messing About on the River.
Purvis J
Medicine outside the comfort zone 3 Medical Care in Palestine: Working in a Conflict Zone.
Keelan E
Clinical Papers 8 Radiographer Delivered Fluoroscopy Reduces Radiation Exposure During Endoscopic Urological Procedures.
Martin J, Hennessey DB, Young M, Pahuja A
13 A Novel Mental Health Crisis Service - Outcomes of Inpatient Data.
Morrow R, McGlennon D, McDonnell C
18 High Risk Aortic Valve Replacement - The Challenges of Multiple Treatment Strategies with an Evolving Technology.
Booth K, Beattie R, McBride M, Manoharan G, Spence M, Jones JM
Medical History 23 Margaret Dunlevy (1909-2002) and the Conquest of Childhood Tuberculosis in Dublin.
Breathnach CS
26 Under the Mountain. A 30 year old sculpture at the Belfast City Hospital postgraduate centre.
Morrison PJ, Donnelly DE
29 Ulster's Fulton Physicians.
Robinson D
Annual Oration 33 Delivering Safer Care: Endless Quest or Jewel within Reach?
Lavery G
Letters 39 To The Editor.
Late complication of gastric banding carried out abroad.  McGoran J, Mainie I, Kennedy A, Clements B, Carey D, Kennedy R
Imaging for suspected renal colic in a district general hospital; is an x-ray of the renal tract an out-dated investigation?  Warnock M, Morris-Stiff G
A simple technique to improve bowel decompression at laparotomy.  Rokan Z, Davey P, McAllister I
Intestinal cryptosporidiosis mimicking acute appendicitis.  Amer E, Farren D, Skelly R
Prescription of secondary prevention medications two years post coronary artery bypass grafting: an audit of regional practice.  Lampridis S, Beattie R, Jeganathan R
Improving standards in radiology request forms: a scoring tool for clinical audit.  Kane D, Mark D, Mullan J, McCain S, Lewis A, Rice P
James Logan Essay 45 The Importance of Patient Dignity in Care at the End of Life.
Kennedy G
Review 49 Books.
The Mater - the story of a Belfast teaching hospital and its community.  Gormley M, Hinds M
World within walls: from asylum to contemporary mental health services. A history of St. Davnets, Monaghan.  McClelland A, NicGhabhann N, Byrne F
Abstracts 51 Ulster Society of Internal Medicine 94th (Autumn) Meeting Friday 30th October 2015.
Ulster Hospital Dundonald
Curiositas 55 Questions and answers.
Book Case 57 Six favourites.
Maxwell, P
Game Changers 58 A Trio.
On the cusp of a digital pathology revolution.  Dolaghan MJ, Houghton JP, Wilson CP
Mepolizumab and its role in the treatment of eosinophilic asthma.  O'Neill M, Butler C
Heart Rhythm Society update on management of postural tachycardia syndrome and inappropriate sinus tachycardia.  McQuillan C, McAleavy N, Purvis J
So you want to be a... 60 Erasmus Medical Student?
Corr M