A LESSON TO REMEMBERBMJ 1996; 312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7028.437 (Published 17 February 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:437
- J N S Simpson
The wrong x ray
I was an orthopaedic registrar in a hospital group and scheduled to start the operating list in the main hospital. The first case was excision of fractured head of left radius. The patient had been seen by the consultant in an outlying hospital and admitted the day before and checked by the senior house officer but the first time I saw him was when he was wheeled into …
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