The man whom doctors were too busy to noticeBMJ 2001; 322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.322.7298.1346 (Published 02 June 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:1346
As a specialist registrar in old age psychiatry, I joined a geriatric medical ward round to pick up patients who would benefit from psychiatric input and to brush up on my geriatric medicine. However, I learnt much more than I expected.
The geriatric medical team I joined comprised a consultant, registrar, house officer, and staff nurse. At first I was a little concerned about how quickly they saw each patient, …
Log in using your username and password
Log in through your institution
Register for a free trial to thebmj.com to receive unlimited access to all content on thebmj.com for 14 days.
Sign up for a free trial