The implications of the David Glass case for future clinical practice in the UK
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    Re: The implications of the David Glass case for future clinical practice in the UK

    Dear Editor,

    Hindsight is both a wonderful and a dreadful thing. Although outside the scope of Elias-Jones and Samanta's article, was David's tonsillectomy necessary in the first place [for "noisy and laboured breathing"]? Have those who made the referral and who agreed to carry out the operation reviewed whether it was the right thing to do? Were the referral and operation done because of pressure from, for exampl...

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