Professor Blandy's response:BMJ 2006; 332 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.332.7556.1488-a (Published 22 June 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:1488
“Political correctness had nothing to do with it. I realised I was just plain wrong and that my theatre nurses were perfectly able to look after these instruments—so the sentence was withdrawn in later editions. Remember this was written at a time …
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