A memorable patient: Early treatment of H pyloriBMJ 1997; 315 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.315.7101.0g (Published 19 July 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;315:g
- Trefor Roscoe, general practitioner
Summarising yet another set of notes the other day, I came across a consultation from nearly 10 years ago that I easily recalled. At the time it had made an impact as I thought the patient most strange. Much later it had come back to me as I realised that he was right and I was wrong. I had not managed to remember who he was so could not confirm the details, until now.
The patient was a man in his middle years who had come for his tablets. He …