The dangers of dogma in medicine

Rinaldo Bellomo
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (7): . || doi: 10.5694/mja11.10866
Published online: 3 October 2011

As yet in Australia, there is no systematic provision of reliable guidance for practitioners

Physicians are quite as intolerant as theologians. They never had the power of burning at the stake for medical opinions, but they certainly have shown the will.

  • Rinaldo Bellomo

  • Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Research Centre, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, VIC.

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