Can Physicians Guarantee Their Treatments?

Sharon L. Dooley, John Kirkland, Robert Jaffe, Percy L. Miller

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To the Editor:& Suffice it to say that if physicians only gave treatments or did procedures for which they could guarantee success, we would all close our offices and go buy watermelon farms. This move would indeed, in the words of Dr. Santos (Feb. 3 issue) “bring a breath of fresh air to our profession&”.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1366-1367
Number of pages2
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Issue number22
StatePublished - Jun 2 1983

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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