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Utility of the McNamara fallacy

BMJ 2009; 339 doi: (Published 04 August 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b3141
  1. Michael H Basler, consultant1
  1. 1Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Glasgow G4 0SF
  1. michael.basler{at}

    The McNamara fallacy is named after Robert McNamara, the US secretary of defence in the 1960s, who was …

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