Letters Obsolete clinical signs

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BMJ 2010; 341 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c5809 (Published 19 October 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;341:c5809
  1. Graham Douglas, consultant physician1,
  2. Colin Robertson, professor of emergency medicine2
  1. 1Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen AB25 2ZN, UK
  2. 2University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
  1. graham.douglas{at}nhs.net

We thank Muirhead for raising the matter of obsolete and unproved clinical signs.1 Clinical signs that are rarely, if ever, seen in modern practice need to be …

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