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Objective panels? Passion always trumps evidence

BMJ 2011; 342 doi: (Published 31 May 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;342:d3361
  1. Cornelia J Baines, professor1
  1. 1Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada M5T 3M7
  1. cornelia.baines{at}

In an ideal world, everything Moynihan writes about the virtues of objective panels would be manifest. …

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