Intended for healthcare professionals


Western medicine: a confidence trick driven by the drug industry?

BMJ 2002; 325 doi: (Published 03 August 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:h

Confidence trick?

George Bernard Shaw also wrote that Patients should regard their
Personal Practitioner as they would their Personal Executioner! Little has
changed in 100 years except that it is becoming increasingly difficult for
(Medical)practitioners insure against the risks.

Competing interests: No competing interests

03 August 2002
David de Bhal
Private Practice
East Brisbane Queensland 4169 Australia
81 Lytton Road