Volume 88 Number 2, May 2019

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Table of Contents

Guest Editorial 81 A Rend in the Fabric of Medicine
Trimble M
Presidential Address 83 What Is a Physician?
Watson P
Book Case 85 Personal Selection
Purvis J
Game Changers 87 Irreversible electroporation treatment of pancreatic adenocarcinoma—A first in Northern Ireland.  Wilson R, McCain RS, Kirk G, Sathyanarayana R, Lindsay R
The nail-bed as a window to disease: The development of a nurse led capillaroscopy service.   Elliott A, Torrens D, Pendleton A
Hypertension targets—Moving the goalposts again!   Sharkey N, Maxwell P
Curiositas 89 Various
Grand Rounds 91 Radiation Oncology: A Clinical Update from The North West Cancer Centre
Walls GM, Lyons C, Jellett LJ, Evans R, Bedair A, Brady D, McLaughlin LM, Reilly E, Reilly A, McAleer JJ, Stewart DP
Clinical Papers 98 Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) in Northern Ireland: An Analysis of the First 100 Cases
Boylan E, McLaughlin R, O'Rorke G, Thorpe R, Monaghan D
102 Treatment of Infantile Haemangioma—Perspective of a Regional Surgical Centre
Ho W, Hoo C, Black C
105 Response to Therapy, Treatment Intolerance and Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor Cessation Eligibility in a Real-World Cohort of Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia Patients.
McMullan RR, McConville C, McMullin MF
111 Antibiotic Prophylaxis Protocols and Surgical Site Infection Rates in Trauma Surgery: A Prospective Regional Study of 26,849 Procedures.
Warnock M, Ogonda L, Yew P, McIlvenny G
Medical History/Education 115 Direct Ophthalmoscopy… Soon to be Forgotten?
McGinnity K, Williams M
Medical History 118 Hepatitis B: Prevalence, Hope
Hedley-Whyte J, Milamed DR
Medical Education 124 The Long Case as a Formative Assessment Tool—Views of Medical Students
Masih CS, Benson C
Letters 128 To The Editor.
How much Cardiothoracic Surgery is Taught in UK Medical Schools?  Chan J, Sidhu P
Mycobacterial Abscesses After BCG Vaccination.  Brennan R, McKenna K
Notifiable Viral Infectious Diseases: Identifying Patterns of Learning in Clinical Decision Support.  Walsh K, Basil L, Bhagavatheeswaran L
Antimicrobial Properties of Native Ulster Macrofungi (Mushrooms and Toadstools) to Clinical Pathogens.  Nelson D, Moore JE, Millar BC, Rao JR
Abstracts 133 Proceedings of the sixth annual Queen’s University, Belfast, Student Research Symposium
Wednesday 3 April 2019, Wellcome-Wolfson Institute for Experimental Medicine