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Editorials

Total hip replacement and NICE

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.330.7487.318 (Published 10 February 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:318

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"Registry"

Editor--The authors are introducing inaccurate terminology. Registrar keeps a Register in a Registry. Registry is a place and not "regularly updated record". Sweden, Norway and Finland have astablished Registers; they clearly know better.

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14 February 2005
B. Michael WROBLEWSKI
Prof/Director
The John Charnley Resaerch Institute, Wrightington Hospital WN6 9EP