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Letters Call for more compassion in medicine

Human experience isn’t multiple choice

BMJ 2016; 355 doi: (Published 28 November 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;355:i6309
  1. Judith H Harvey, retired GP
  1. London, UK
  1. judithharvey12{at}

Heath discusses the rift between evidence and humanity in medicine.1 Quantum physics has shown us that phenomena are rarely black or white. The closer we get to boundaries, the fuzzier …

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