A PATIENT WHO CHANGED MY PRACTICEBMJ 1995; 310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.310.6974.230a (Published 28 January 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:230
- Christina M De Wind
Biopsy before baptism
In 1989 I was in charge of a small, remote hospital on the Uganda and Zaire border. It belonged to the local Anglican church but apart from being a missionary I was also the government's district medical officer. We had running water, solar power electricity, and a basic laboratory—a typical rural African hospital. Histopathology services were available through the help of a London teaching hospital, where …
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