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Should eponyms be abandoned? No

BMJ 2007; 335 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39308.380567.AD (Published 30 August 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:425

Should eponyms be abandoned?

Whitworth's defence of eponyms is better argued, more pertinent and
more entertaining than her opponents' case. Her penultimate paragraph
clinches it. To keep or abandon eponyms? It's Hobson's choice.

Competing interests:
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Competing interests: No competing interests

02 September 2007
Keith Baxby
Erstwhile urological surgeon
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