Just in timeBMJ 2001; 323 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.323.7322.1182 (Published 17 November 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:1182
- John Zorab, former anaesthetist (JZorab@compuserve.com)
- Holmray Cottage, Bristol
In 1969 I was involved with the start of the programme of higher training for ambulance crews. Little did I think that, 20 years later, this innovation would save my life.
In 1989 I was helping my daughter to move into her new house in Lancashire. I was uncomfortable from persistent “indigestion,” and, after several pints of milk, I noticed that the pain was spreading down my left arm. The penny dropped, and I realised that I was suffering …