A doctor, a patient, and a consultationBMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7067.1248 (Published 16 November 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:1248
Monday morning and I am running late. She is 66 and has chronic active hepatitis. We have known each other for 18 years. She has had several serious illnesses and last year her husband died. I saw her several times after this bereavement.
Today she has come to have a blood test and nail clippings before considering medication for the unsightly chronic fungal infection …
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