Editor's choiceBMJ 1996; 312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7026.0 (Published 03 February 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:0
The BMJ's valuable corners
Just as London is a thousand different cities so the BMJ is a thousand differentjournals. To read and digest the BMJ from cover to cover takes about 24 hours,and few readers have so much time to spare; instead, readers make their ownjourneys through the journal, discovering short cuts where they can. One possiblejourney is to look in the comers of the journal.
One corner teaches the oldest lesson in medicine but one that is regularlyignored: …