Fillers A memorable patient

A chandelier and a vat of custard

BMJ 2001; 322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.322.7300.1480 (Published 16 June 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:1480
  1. Katherine Whybrew, GP registrar, 19 Beaumont Street Surgery
  1. Oxford

    It was a busy Friday night in casualty. We were one senior house officer down and there had been a major accident on a nearby main road. All of us had been looking after seriously injured patients for the preceding couple of hours—not all of them had survived, and emotions were running high. During that time, the backlog of minor injuries had built up to a six hour wait, and tempers were fraying …

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