Special Issue: Lawyers, Public Health
and Labor Unions
(Volume 5, No. 3, May/June 2000)

Feature Articles

Medicine vs. Law: Medical Malpractice and
Physician Countersuits

by Kyle S. McCammon, DO

The Anthrax Vaccine Controversy --- Questions About Its Efficacy,
Safety, and Strategy

by Garth L. Nicolson, PhD, Meryl Nass, MD, Nancy L. Nicolson, PhD

E&M Codes (Part I): The Demise of Value
by Robert P. Nirschle, MD

Heterodoxy, Peer Review, and the Medical Boards by Jane M. Orient, MD

The Doctor, the Patient, and the (Labor) Union by Paul S. Friedman, MD
Results Are In for Britain --- 'Less Guns,' More Crime by Dr. Michael S. Brown
Gun Control in Australia --- Chaos Down Under by Miguel A. Faria, Jr., MD

Correspondence: Slouching Towards a Duty to Die, Annual DDP Meeting, Labor Bosses and Democrats, Patients Safety and Self-Managed Medical Care, Washington State Single Payer Initiative, MSAs, Presidential Election 2000

News Capsules: Clinton and the GOP on the Uninsured, Rationing Health Care in Britain, Crime Becoming Less Profitable, Canadian Health Collapse Myth of the Uninsured, Anniversary of the Brady Law, Pentagon to Proceed with Anthrax Vaccination, Embarrassing MSJAMA Gun Poll, Disarming Citizens Increases Gun Violence, Books in Brief

News and Analysis: Déjà Vu in Medical Care, British Socialized Medicine and "Boot Camp" Retraining for Doctors, Children and Guns, Canadian Gun Registration, Crime and Violence in South Africa, Waiting Periods and Gun Control, Gun Lawsuits and Gun Control, Global Warming Update

President's Page
What Price --- Freedom? by Lawrence R. Huntoon, MD, PhD

Editor's Corner
Public Policy by Lawsuits --- No One Is Safe by Miguel A. Faria, Jr., MD

The Constitution - Plain and Simple
Part III: The Practice of Medicine in not an Industry by Curtis W. Caine, MD

Report From the States
Idaho by Vernon L. Goltry, MD

Book Reviews
Sapira's Art and Science of Bedside Diagnosis
by Jane M. Orient, MD
Reviewed by W. Daniel Jordan, MD

Denial of the Soul by M. Scott Peck, MD
Reviewed by Delbert H. Meyer, MD


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