Categorising severity of disease is inevitable and essential in routine medical practiceBMJ 2018; 361 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k2556 (Published 14 June 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;361:k2556
- Santhanam Sundar, consultant oncologist
- Nottingham University Hospital NHS Trust, Nottingham, UK
I wholeheartedly agree with McHugh that apparently mild symptoms can have a devastating effect on the quality of life.1 Acknowledging and dealing with this fact is critical in any doctor-patient relationship.
Equally, I am uncomfortable …