Haslam D. Do you have a favourite medical law? Practitioner January 2021;265(1844):31

Do you have a favourite medical law?

25 Jan 2021Registered users

The worlds of science and medicine are packed with rules and laws. I am certain that I know absolutely zero about theoretical uncertainty principles in science, though – like all GPs – I know plenty about uncertainty in medicine. You’ve probably got your own favourite medical laws that you live by, but mine would include: If the treatment you have given hasn’t worked, consider the likelihood that you’ve got the diagnosis wrong.

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