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What should we say to patients with symptoms unexplained by disease? The “number needed to offend”

BMJ 2002; 325 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.325.7378.1449 (Published 21 December 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:1449

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