A MEMORABLE PATIENTBMJ 1995; 311 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.7006.681 (Published 09 September 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:681
- Kenneth Till
A lesson once learnt…
One year ago in the BMJ Meg Patterson described her flash of recollection during a life threatening operation in a remote part of Darjeeling, when severe abdominal bleeding occurred with no blood available for transfusion.1 She had witnessed Norman Tanner, a surgical giant of his time, pack the bleeding area with gauze …
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