Editor of book hits back

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7063.1011 (Published 19 October 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:1011
  1. Jean Ginsburg, Consultant endocrinologist
  1. Royal Free Hospital, London NW3 2QG

    EDITOR,—Henry G Burger, an internationally renowned endocrinologist, devotes half his review of Drug Therapy in Reproductive Endocrinology, which I edited, to what he claims are errors and misleading information.1 It is therefore regrettable that the errors and misinformation (with the exception of one error, for which I take full responsibility) are his and not those of the authors.

    Firstly, the book does not state that “the combination tablet containing only 2 mg cyproterone acetate is ‘a highly effective treatment for severe hirsutism.’” For severe …

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