Target centred medicine: why it is essential to cheatBMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7425.1229-c (Published 20 November 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:1229
- Andrew N Bamji (email@example.com), consultant in rheumatology and rehabilitation
- Queen Mary's Hospital, Sidcup, Kent DA14 6LT
EDITOR—D'Sa et al are wrong to believe that only patients are cheated by target centred medicine1: we are all cheated, including any gullible members of the public (or politicians) who believe the figures.
For various reasons we have not put our outpatient bookings for our rehabilitation multidisciplinary clinic through the hospital's patient administration system—until we realised that our …
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