Q fever—the superstition of avoiding the word “quiet” as a coping mechanism: randomised controlled non-inferiority trial

Objective To determine the validity of the superstition that utterance of the word “quiet” in a clinical setting increases workload. Design Prospective randomised controlled non-inferiority study. Setting Microbiology department of a large teaching hospital in Lancashire, UK. Participants Two members of the medical microbiology team carried out the duty work on any given week day and an…

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