CPR isn't what it used to be


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Fam Pract Manag. 1998 May;5(5):11.

To the Editor:

After reading the March 1998 Letters department, which was filled with the abbreviation CPR (computerized patient record), I was almost in need of CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation)!

While I value advancements in technology, I sometimes wonder whether the physician is becoming a robot, being programmed to follow certain directives instead of using his or her good judgment.


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