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Messages to medical men

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7449.1165 (Published 13 May 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:1165
  1. Percy Sharp
  1. Newark-on-Trent

    Sir,—In reference to the above question I have been in the habit for some years past of trying to educate the public in my immediate neighbourhood, in the great importance of sending proper messages—especially in urgent cases. This I have tried to do by relating one or more of the following incidents in my ambulance lectures:

    1. A little girl called one morning with the message: “Please will you call and see Ma this morning.” …

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