Avoidance of ingestion of anti-inflammatory drugs in dyspepsia is confounding variableBMJ 2001; 322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.322.7277.46 (Published 06 January 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:46
- Philip J B Brown, general practitioner ([email protected])
- Hethersett Surgery, Humbleyard Practice, Hethersett, Norfolk NR9 3AB
EDITOR—Langman et al in their paper on the effect of anti-inflammatory drugs on overall risk of common cancer describe a method using coded data from the general practice research database to support their hypothesis that anti-inflammatory drugs may protect against oesophageal and gastric cancer.1 The study reported the association between a reduction of coded cases of cancer of the …
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