Letters The treatment paradox

Pills in the sky

BMJ 2008; 336 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39465.477373.3A (Published 24 January 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;336:174
  1. L Sam Lewis, general practitioner
  1. 1Newport, Pembrokeshire SA42 0TJ
  1. sam{at}garthnewydd.freeserve.co.uk

    How right Spence is—the marginal individual benefits of much modern medicine appeal only to population doctors and left the individual patient behind years …

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