Letters Computer says yes

Let the patient decide

BMJ 2008; 336 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39542.463345.3A (Published 10 April 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;336:790
  1. Michael F Vagg, consultant in rehabilitation and pain medicine
  1. 1Geelong, VIC 3220, Australia
  1. mickvagg{at}yahoo.com.au

    Spence describes a real example of the difficulty we have as humans coping with the implications of statistics.1 The patient is at high risk because he falls within certain …

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