BMJ 1995; 311 doi: (Published 22 July 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:265

Future of intensive care

Several editorial errors occurred in this letter by Ian S Grant (20 May, p 1335). The second author of the letter, Dr R J Winter, consultant intensive care specialist at Queen's Medical Centre in Nottingham, was omitted. Dr Grant's position was wrongly given: he is medical director of the intensive therapy unit at Western General Hospital. Also, the last sentence should read: “Intensive care must be recognised as a distinct specialty and the royal colleges must establish an intercollegiate faculty to [not or, as published] facilitate reorganisation, formalise training, and stimulate academic activity in intensive care with the utmost urgency.

Genetic testing for familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in newborn infants

A typesetting error occurred in the second letter in this cluster, by Theresa Marteau and SusanMichie (1 July, pp 58-9). The ninth sentence of the second paragraph should read: “The mother in our study reported being less rather than more protective, in that she was less anxious [not ‘in that she was anxious'] about insisting on early bowel screening for her children after receiving the results.

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