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Doctors and the Social Trend
BMJ (Clinical Research Edition)
CORRESPONDENCE BRITISH his illness which were important to him as a wage-earner and as one of a family. As a result of this, patients were apt to acquire quite a wrong idea of their illness from the mutterings and noddings of a group of doctors at the bedside. Surely it is a complete waste of experience, talent, and modern science if, through neglect of a simple basic principle, we are left with a correctly diagnosed and correctly treated but completely bewildered and apprehensive patient.doi:10.1136/bmj.2.4423.514 fatcat:4a4hkrhb3fca5h6s4vsqzsdv4m