Letters to the Editor

A Retrospective Audit of an Elderly Rehabilitation Service: How Effective are we?

C.N. Osuafor1, A. Salawu2, F. McCarthy1,3

Osuafor et al report on the use of the Berg balance scale (BBS) on admission and discharge from a 22 bed specialized rehabilitation ward for frail older patients.  When the tool was applied to 124 patients, it was found that 111/124 (89.5%) showed a detectable improvement. 


An Outdated System – “Running Up a Down Escalator”


Tentacles For Tinies: The Many Arms of the Crocheted Octopus


Bronchiolitis Obliterans without Joint Disease. A Rare Non-Articular Manifestation of Rheumatoid Arthritis


A Readers Response to the Article: How Would Mary Poppins Fare in Labour? Practically Perfect? Published in the May 2018 issue of the IMJ