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With great interest I savoured the editorial by Dr. Warlow (1). Apart from learning the meaning of the word shibboleth, his analysis is most crisp and brings us back to the most important factor in medicine: the interaction between patient and physician.As a pain specialist I see many patients suffering from neuropathic pain, and I always examine thesm, especially their painful feet.Although I can...
Professor Warlow is to be congratulated on his masterly restatement of the core values of clinical medicine, in general, and neurology, in particular(1). As a corollary to his observation regarding "whether what you find on imaging is relevant to the problem or is merely incidental"(1), recognition should be made that the scan, itself, may generate images which are either falsely normal(2), or too nonspecifically abnormal...
I read with interest the editorial by Dr. Warlow (1). It follows the earlier editorial by Dr. Hawkes titled "I have stopped examining patients" (2). That editorial evoked a fury of concerned responses from both neurologists and neurologists to be. The editorial by Dr.Warlow will be far less controversial and I feel aptly balances the debate between examining and not examining neurologists. Dr....