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BMJ 2000; 321 doi: (Published 23 September 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:771
  1. Douglas Carnall (
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    It was Socrates (via Plato) who said that the unexamined life was not worth living; inquiries seem to have been popular ever since. This week the BMJ takes another look at the Griffiths inquiry into the trial of neonatal ventilation in North Staffordshire and suggests that inquiries may be as flawed as the processes …

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