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Introducing new health interventions: Some initial risk taking is essential in adopting new surgical technology

BMJ 2006; 332 doi: (Published 26 January 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:236
  1. Vinay P Rao, research fellow (
  1. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA

    Editor—The article by Wilson on the adoption of new surgical technology raised an aspect of innovation that is not often considered—the psyche of the medical team adopting new technology. 1 However, the author betrays an underlying …

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