Guidelines which care? Not yet for bronchiolitis

Writing on guidelines, the BMJ discussed how the “real challenge is to deal with illness and how it fragments, disarticulates, and renders uncertain the conduct and dignity of human lives”. But isn’t the same week’s Practice Update on bronchiolitis (1) an example of evidence-based medicine which “injects certainty” rather than doing justice to all the uncertainties that exist (2) – for clinicians and also for parents?

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