Fillers A memorable patient

The patient might be right

BMJ 2001; 323 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.323.7306.198 (Published 28 July 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:198
  1. Peter Strangeways, retired general practitioner
  1. Warminster

    Callow and naive, I had recently started in general practice. But, full of confidence and believing I knew it all, I worked my way through my newly inherited list of patients with the enthusiasm that some of us may remember from earlier days. The Wing Commander stopped me in full flow: “I have come for my annual medical.” My protestations about the lack of evidence of …

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