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Interventions requested for psychological reasons should be studied

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: (Published 07 December 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:1479
  1. Margaret Somerville,
  2. Gina Radford,
  3. Nicola Hews
  1. Consultant, public health department Team leader, incident room Information officer South and West Devon Health Authority, Dartington TQ9 6JE

    EDITOR,—We were interested to note that Anne Klassen and colleagues chose to look at breast reduction as an example of a cosmetic surgery procedure that is not being provided by the NHS.1 They comment that common reasons for referral were physical problems (for …

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