A lesson learnt: My brother's keeper?BMJ 1997; 314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.314.7097.0k (Published 21 June 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:k
- Mansoor Ahmed, geriatric registrar
It was a pleasant afternoon in June. I was strolling on Fifth Avenue in New York with my elder brother, an airline pilot. I had arrived recently in America in hunt of a residency and these were lonely days when I looked forward to my brother's incoming flights. His youthful liveliness used to cheer me up.
On this occasion he was not at his best–looking tired and …