Human rights are based on consensusBMJ 1999; 319 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.319.7218.1203 (Published 30 October 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:1203
- Diarmid J G Weir, former general practitioner (email@example.com)
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EDITOR—Doctors, among all those whose work is based on the scientific method, must guard most against taking apparently logical arguments too far. Barlow's rejection of the proposal that health care is a human right is such a case.1 He bases this rejection on three points: …
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