The hazards of good memory

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: (Published 09 June 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:1369

In this Personal View by Mukaili Raji, an editing error led to the attribution of Alzheimer's disease to the reviewer of a book on the disease rather than to the author of the book (BMJ 2005;330:913, 16 Apr). The sentence that began “In a book review Dr Peter Whitehouse, who also happened to have Alzheimer's disease, said” should have read: “In a review of a book by an author with Alzheimer's disease (Thomas DeBaggio's Losing My Mind: An Intimate Look at Life with Alzheimer's), Dr Peter Whitehouse said…”


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