Unscientific Administration Protested
To the Editor.—
The longing expressed for a scientific method of decision making for societal change1 is admirable but, unfortunately, unrealistic. It does, however, reflect an attitude characteristic of the physician. From the day we enter medical school we are taught to analyze critically the work of anyone who advocates a change in our clinical behavior. No prudent physician would change his method of practice on the basis of a reported case history. Information obtained from these...