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Letters Abdominal aortic aneurysm

Deciding on whether to screen

BMJ 2009; 339 doi: (Published 28 July 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b3041
  1. L Sam Lewis, general practitioner1
  1. 1Surgery, Newport, Pembrokeshire SA42 0TJ
  1. sam{at}

    Godlee ably manages a difficult editorial balancing act by recognising that occasionally less is more.1 Medicalisation can be bad for your health, as “screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm seems to be effective” hints. I agree with Heath’s informed decision to say no to …

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