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Doctors should check datasheets

BMJ 1996; 312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7043.1421a (Published 01 June 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:1421
  1. J Michael Dixon
  1. Honorary senior lecturer in surgery Department of Surgery, University of Edinburgh, Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh EH3 9YW

    EDITOR,—I found Adrian Parkinson's short article on the importance of taking a drug history extremely interesting.1 Last summer, a few days after we had returned from the Dominican Republic, my 6 year old son had a grand mal seizure on waking from sleep. He had been completely well previously. During the few hours that he was in hospital he was seen by three doctors; …

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