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Letters Intracranial haemorrhage, antidepressants, and NSAIDs

Authors’ reply to Lewis and Bray

BMJ 2015; 351 doi: (Published 18 August 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h4446
  1. Stewart W Mercer, professor of primary care research1,
  2. Rupert A Payne, National Institute for Health Research clinical lecturer2,
  3. Barbara I Nicholl, lecturer1,
  4. Jill Morrison, professor of general practice1
  1. 1General Practice and Primary Care, Institute of Health and Wellbeing, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 9LX, UK
  2. 2Primary Care Unit, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
  1. stewart.mercer{at}

We were interested to read the rapid responses to our editorial about Shin and colleagues’ paper.1 2 We stand by our statement about the difficulty of making evidence based decisions in patients with multiple comorbidities in general practice, for whom high quality scientific evidence is almost always lacking. And, although we agree with Lewis that computer …

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