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Enough already with the natriuretic peptides

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Sadly mass BNP testing is the inevitable consequence of defensive medicine. When those swollen ankles eventually mutatate into SOB, raised JVP and orthopnea, some smart-ass in A&E will chirp how “your GP could have diagnosed this months ago with a simple blood test rather than just give you water tablets and a foot stool”. Bingo, complaint letter......

Posted date

21 Aug 2018

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8:10am

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