OraclesBMJ 1999; 319 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.319.7215.1013a (Published 09 October 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:1013
- Ricardo Silva, psychiatrist
- São Paulo, Brazil
Sometimes it seems as if you are blessed with the answer to every conceivable problem and everyone knows it—it's just that someone forgot to tell you.
These are the days when your patients, their relatives, and even your colleagues start to ask you for advice, not just about treatment, but also about their children, business, studies—as this is a university hospital about a quarter of my …