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Education And Debate Clinical guidelines

Potential benefits, limitations, and harms of clinical guidelines

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.318.7182.527 (Published 20 February 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:527

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