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General Orthopaedics

A prejudiced view

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The contemporary practice of orthopaedic surgery requires an evidence-based approach to support all medical and surgical interventions. In this essay, the author expresses a forthright, personal and somewhat prejudiced appeal to retain the legitimacy of clinical decision making in conditions that are rare, contain multiple variables, have a solution that generally works or has an unpredictable course.

Cite this article: Bone Joint J 2014;96-B:1002–4.

Correspondence should be sent to Mr F.P. Monsell; e-mail:

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