I saved my father's lifeBMJ 1998; 316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7139.1235 (Published 18 April 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:1235
- M Vetpillai, staff grade surgeon
Fifteen years ago I was working as the only consultant surgeon in a small hospital with basic facilities in the northern part of Sri Lanka. One weekend, after my duties at the hospital, I paid a visit to my parents, who lived close to my hospital. As it was not safe to travel late at night due to the ongoing war at that time, I decided to spend …
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