A Patient Who Changed My Practice: The innocuous statementBMJ 1997; 314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.314.7073.0g (Published 04 January 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:g
- Eric Hainsworth
- retired general practitioner living in Cornwall
Following the retirement of my senior partner, who had served the village community for 35 years, patients were now obliged to consult me, a relative newcomer of two and a half years. One such patient was an elderly woman with a moderately severe deformity of the hands due to osteoarthritis. As …
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