Fillers

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BMJ 1995; 310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.310.6985.992 (Published 15 April 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:992
  1. Kathleen Abraham

    The arrow that flieth by day (Psalm 91)

    One night when I was working in Maiduguri, northern Nigeria in 1958 I was called to the hospital to see an “arrowshoot.” I found the patient with the shaft of a longish arrow projecting from his orbit. Because of oedema it was not possible to examine the eye. He said that he had been in his village market when somebody shot him. After waiting for …

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