Prisoners of warBMJ 2006; 332 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.332.7537.350 (Published 09 February 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:350
- Ian D Conache, consultant anaesthetist ([email protected])
- Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne
The 50th anniversary of VE day threw up a crop of veterans, all suffering the effects of lifelong smoking. Two were unworried about the prospect of surgery. They had had a good war and were enjoying half a century of borrowed time. One, captured in north Africa, had been paraded before …
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