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If I had a hammer

BMJ 2009; 338 doi: (Published 12 May 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;338:b1901
  1. Joan McClusky, medical writer1
  1. 1New York, NY 10003, USA
  1. joanmnewyork{at}

    To a person with a hammer, everything looks like a nail. And to a professor of health economics, “clinical practice should be driven by pursuit of economics based medicine, conditioned by human consideration.”1

    The concept that economics is the basis of clinical practice, with …

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