Harms of target driven health care

BMJ 2008; 337 doi: (Published 06 August 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;337:a1187

In this Personal View by Nigel Rawlinson (BMJ 2008;337:a885, doi: 10.1136/bmj.39604.711146.47), the last sentence of the third paragraph became scrambled during editing. It should read: “Without this time pressure they [the patients] might have stayed longer, their condition might have been better stabilised, and they might have been transferred to a more appropriate clinical area.”

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