Research Article Is your pain really necessary? Br Med J 1973; 2 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.2.5869.779-b (Published 30 June 1973) Cite this as: Br Med J 1973;2:779 Article Related content Metrics Responses Peer review This article has a correction. Please see:Australia Antigen in V.D. Clinic Patients - July 14, 1973 This is a PDF-only article. The first page of the PDF of this article appears below.