Letters GH in idiopathic short stature

Is treating a poorly defined illness ethical?

BMJ 2011; 342 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d2144 (Published 05 April 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;342:d2144
  1. Paul J Caldwell, general practitioner1
  1. 1Beverley, North Humberside HU17 8UQ, UK
  1. drpaulc{at}msn.com

Albertsson-Wikland overstates the case for treating idiopathic short stature with growth hormone.1 The studies may, for example, have been confounded by including small …

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