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Don't Tell the Patient: Behind the Drug Safety Net

BMJ 2000; 321 doi: (Published 29 July 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:305
  1. Stephen Evans, consultant statistical epidemiologist
  1. Battle, East Sussex

    Bill Inman

    Highland Park Productions, £17.95, pp 304

    ISBN 0967581206

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    Don't Tell the Patient is an autobio graphical view of Professor Bill Inman's 30 years of distinguished work in drug safety. His medical training at Cambridge University was interrupted by polio. Before the establishment of the clinical school, special arrangements were made to enable him to qualify and complete registration despite his wheelchair. In 1964 he joined the Department of Health and Social Security in the aftermath of thalidomide. He describes the introduction of the “yellow card” …

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