Letters Too much medicine campaign

GPs—Do you want to join the debate on overdiagnosis?

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f1728 (Published 19 March 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f1728
  1. Julian S Treadwell, general practitioner1
  1. 1NHS Bath and North East Somerset, St Martin’s Hospital, Bath BA2 5RP, UK
  1. juliantreadwell{at}nhs.net

The BMJ must be applauded for taking a lead on overdiagnosis,1 an increasing problem in most areas of medicine in the developed world. This complex and multifaceted problem was summarised eloquently by …

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