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Negligence of medical experts

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: (Published 28 April 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:1026

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Quality control of medical experts is being considered

  1. M E Jan Wise, consultant psychiatrist (
  1. London NW6 6HX

    EDITOR—Bishop takes exception to the current standards of medical experts.1 Although some cases of evidence presented by those eminent in their field have later been discounted, most experts adhere to the Civil Procedure Rules 1998 code of conduct. A failure to adhere to these duties would result in censure or …

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