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Letters Evidence base of guidelines

Artificial intelligence could bring relevant guidelines into every consultation

BMJ 2019; 366 doi: (Published 07 August 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;366:l4788
  1. Christopher L Manning, retired general practitioner
  1. Teddington TW11 9HG, UK
  1. chrisso95{at}

Elwenspoek and colleagues review monitoring strategies in UK guidelines for chronic diseases.1 Over a decade ago, I visited several publishers of clinical guideline resources for general practitioners and suggested that primary care IT providers develop an artificial intelligence (AI) engine that …

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