"Hot Topics in General Practice" is one of the best-selling MRCGP revision guides. The book is now comprehensively updated on an annual basis and published even more rapidly to ensure it provides the very latest information for readers: this new edition is current to the end of 2005 and is written specifically for the 2006 MRCGP exams. This is the most up-to-date "Hot Topics" book available. The book continues to summarise the key publications from the most influential and authoritative medical journals including: "British Medical Journal", "British Journal of General Practice", "The Lancet", "New England Journal of Medicine", and "Evidence-Based Medicine". The book follows a consistent structure to aid understanding - each topic: starts with a review of what is already known; lists the current guidelines and key trials; and summarises the key articles published in the last 2-3 years. This latest edition of "Hot Topics in General Practice" provides readers, whether MRCGP candidates or qualified GPs, with the easiest possible means of keeping up-to-date with the articles that are influencing general practice.