Introduction. Time for the Consultation. Making Sense of 'Minor' Illness. Patients' Ideas. Psychological Distress in General Practice. Communication During the Consultation. Screening for Carcinoma of the Cervix. Medical Ethics. The Economic Aspects of General Practice. Making Sense of Workload Studies. Diffusion of Innovation. Changing the Skill Mix in the Primary Care Team. Critical Appraisal. A Critical Appraisal of the Literature on Tiredness. How Do You Know? The Process of Scientific Reasoning.