The flagon… with the dragonBMJ 2005; 331 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.331.7521.913-a (Published 13 October 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;331:913
- Liam Farrell, general practitioner
- Crossmaglen, County Armagh
It was more than just a heartsink consultation; it was tedious, nagging, grating, the kind of consultation that whispers the o'erwrought heart and bids it break. “You are in perfect health, Mrs Maguire,” I repeated.
“Are you sure I'm all right?”
“Are you definitely sure?”
“Are you absolutely definitely sure?”
“Are you absolutely definitely positively sure?”
“When was the last time someone actually hit you?” …
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