A surfeit of expertsBMJ 1998; 317 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.317.7167.1200 (Published 31 October 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:1200
- H A Dewar, retired cardiologist
- Wylam, Northumberland
Many years ago, after attending an international congress of cardiology in Madrid, I went on a post-congress tour, which included Seville and its cathedral. Inside the cathedral is a sacristy as big as many a church, and while sitting in it listening to a lecture about the cathedral I became conscious of a commotion behind me, and went to investigate. A very elderly American had been taken ill …
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