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Briefing: Can we reduce overtreatment?
A new campaign aims to address “over-medicalisation” and increase patient involvement in decision-making. But what does that mean in practical terms?
Risk: Free will in consent
Much has been written about the need to determine competence and what information a patient should have when providing valid consent to treat – but there is also a vital third element: ensuring free choice
Profile: The accidental editor
Adam Campbell meets Dr Fiona Godlee - the forthright BMJ editor not afraid to take a stand
Making a medical app
What goes into the development and testing of a medical app? Here Matt Wickenden describes how one innovative app was custom created for use by respiratory specialists
Dementia friendly dentistry
Dental care for patients with dementia presents some obvious challenges – but also opportunities
DILEMMA: Do I accept a “Friend” request from a patient?
I am on Facebook and recently received a Friend request from a patient. Is it okay to accept?
Ethics: A vice-like grip on virtue
Can virtues become vices in healthcare – and vice versa?
Book choice: A is for arsenic
The poisons of Agatha Christie
Vignette: Innovator in palliative care, Dame Cicely Saunders
Julia Merrick recounts the life and career of this unique physician
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