The inverse care law has had its dayBMJ 2007; 334 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39146.637685.59 (Published 08 March 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:538
- Des Spence (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Half way through my sixth year at school I received an unconditional acceptance from university. My last few months were spent playing cards, dodging class, sharing cigarettes in the toilets, and attempting to blow up the chemistry equipment. A better preparation for university I could not have had. It was preferable to the current fad of sending our children on a gap year to naively smoke cannabis on a beach in countries that impose a life sentence for listening to Janis Joplin.
I did learn one thing in those last six months: the inverse square law. This relates …