Letters Too much medicine

Beware the rise of commercial “mole checking” shops on high streets

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f4724 (Published 30 July 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f4724
  1. Richard B Weller, dermatologist1
  1. 1University of Edinburgh, Lauriston Building, Edinburgh EH3 9HA, UK
  1. r.weller{at}ed.ac.uk

My concern about too much medicine does not centre on any fellow doctors over-investigating but on the rise of commercial “mole checking” shops on the high street.1

Such shops are equipped with a machine to …

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