What is said may not convey what is intendedBMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7066.1210a (Published 09 November 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:1210
- Joseph Lister
- Retired general practitioner 55 Grange Gardens, Pinner HA5 5QD
EDITOR,—Ray Fitzpatrick's editorial on reassuring patients1 and I G McDonald and colleagues' paper2 remind me of an entertaining lecture given some 50 years ago by the very practical cardiologist Willie Evans. It was entitled “False reassurance” and stood me in good …
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