Robert K. McLellan, MD, MPH
To the Editor: Considerable attention has recently been lavished on the practitioners of clinical ecology and their patients by the lay media, the legal community, and increasingly the medical specialties of allergy and occupational medicine. The recent publication (1, 2) of a position paper and editorial on the practices and theories of clinical ecology is in line with this increasing public concern. Although I agree with many of the specific criticisms of clinical ecology, I am deeply concerned that the thrust of the articles may lead the reader to dismiss the real problems of a group of patients along with
McLellan RK. Multiple Chemical Hypersensitivities. Ann Intern Med. 1989;111:953. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-111-11-953_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1989;111(11):953.
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