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Hargreaves, Sally; Siegel-Itzkovich, Judy; Eaton, Lynn; Richards, Tessa; Sidley, Pat
October 2002
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/26/2002, Vol. 325 Issue 7370, p922
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Presents several medicine-related news briefs that appear in the online edition of the 'British Medical Journal.' Blame placed on the National Health Service (NHS) and the length of time a patient has to wait for ear, nose and throat departments; How a prescribing error may have caused a patient to die from a warfarin overdose; Reasons why medical organizations around the world have urged governments to put health before commercial trade and profit in the fight against tobacco; Announcement that the South African government will look into the possibility of supplying antiretroviral drugs to people with HIV and AIDS; Others.


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