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Letters Teach CAM in medical school?

Teach evidence based, not alternative, medicine

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: (Published 19 May 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g3218
  1. Roger A Fisken, retired consultant physician1
  1. 1Bedale DL8 2JE, UK
  1. daardon{at}

We don’t predict the outcome of battles by studying the entrails of chickens, or choose the best route for a new railway line by asking a witch doctor to go into a trance, so why should we behave this way when it comes to healthcare?1

The problem with complementary …

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