A poor historianBMJ 2001; 323 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.323.7325.1339 (Published 08 December 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:1339
- Matthew Bull, general practitioner registrar
- Tunbridge Wells
A retired polysymptomatic man attended surgery with his wife describing “adrenaline rushes,” 15 minute periods of flushing, palpitations, and overwhelming anxiety. These had been occurring for many years but with increasing frequency. His wife attributed this to his “nerves,” something he strongly denied. A brief scan through the man's notes …
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