Education And Debate

AN UNFORTUNATE MISTAKE

BMJ 1996; 312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7029.504a (Published 24 February 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:504
  1. Roger Kneebone

    A pig in a poke

    Metaphors are powerful things. Choose them with care, for they can bite. I learnt this when I was a general practitioner trainee (now called registrar). A couple called to consult me about their inability to have a child. They were in their early 30s—intelligent, articulate, …

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