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Letters “Doctor” as an anachronism

No, mate, use of the title “Doctor” is not an anachronism that disrespects patients

BMJ 2015; 351 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h6912 (Published 23 December 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h6912

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Dec 201588441740
Jan 201638635038
Feb 201642256
Mar 20163066
Apr 20163021
May 20162710
Jun 20163112
Jul 20162522
Aug 20162842
Sep 20162201
Oct 20162000
Nov 2016813
Dec 20161611
Jan 2017800
Feb 20172402
Mar 20172920
Apr 20171700
May 20172322
Jun 20172410
Jul 20173000
Aug 20172410
Sep 20174511
Oct 20175042
Nov 20177611
Dec 20174110
Jan 20181500
Feb 20182210
Mar 20181630
Apr 20181420
May 20183510
Jun 20182510
Jul 20182411
Aug 20182200
Sep 20182120
Oct 20181601
Nov 20182751
Dec 20182300
Jan 20191510
Feb 20191130
Mar 20192042
Apr 20192451
May 20192311
Jun 20191110
Jul 20193222
Aug 20191820
Sep 2019200
Oct 20191031
Nov 20191700
Dec 2019500
Jan 20201800
Feb 20201300
Mar 20201600
Apr 20201110
May 20203910
Jun 20201600
Jul 20202000
Aug 20201630
Sep 20202700
Oct 20202110
Nov 20201500
Dec 20201010
Jan 2021920
Feb 20211100
Mar 20211500
Apr 20211501
May 2021601
Jun 2021400
Jul 2021400
Aug 20213720
Sep 20211100
Oct 20211700
Nov 20211210
Total2751873122