Sacred Cows

Sacred cows: to the abattoir!

BMJ 1998; 317 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.317.7174.1720 (Published 19 December 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:1720

Medicine has its passing fashions, just like everything else. The problem is that the people most closely caught up in a movement are also the least likely to realise their true status …

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