LESLIE COHEN, M.D.
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To the editor: I found Dr. Biörck's opinions ("How to Be a Clinician in a Socialist Country," Ann Intern Med 86:813-817, 1977) very interesting, thought provoking, and disturbing. I also found it curious that this journal chose to publish his strongly anti-Socialist "opinions" without the necessary balance of a companion article by a Swedish physician of the opposite viewpoint, for example, Dr. Rexed or one of his colleagues.
If the editors wish to achieve a fair approach and enlarge the forum, I am sure there are many politically sophisticated and thoughtful American physicians who would be glad to comment on
COHEN L. Socialism and Capitalism. Ann Intern Med. 1977;87:379. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-87-3-379_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1977;87(3):379.
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