Why do doctors use treatments that do not work? For many reasons - including their inability to stand idle and do nothing

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77 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)474-475
Number of pages4
JournalBritish Medical Journal
Volume328
Issue number7438
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 28 Feb 2004
Externally publishedYes

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Why do doctors use treatments that do not work? For many reasons - including their inability to stand idle and do nothing. / Doust, J; Del Mar, C.

In: British Medical Journal, Vol. 328, No. 7438, 28.02.2004, p. 474-475.

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