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Using mobile phones in hospitals: Evidence is lacking, but risk may not be nothing

BMJ 2005; 331 doi: (Published 15 September 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;331:637
  1. Alex G Birkett, electrical engineer (
  1. UCLH Medical Physics, University College London Hospitals, London NW1 2PQ

    Editor—Godlee would love to know the evidence that using mobile phones in hospital is dangerous1 2. There is not a great deal of evidence to demonstrate one way or the other that using mobile phones …

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