Three minutesBMJ 2016; 352 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i831 (Published 09 February 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;352:i831
Three minutes is fairly insignificant and probably more than the time it will take to read this vignette.
“It will only take three minutes.” I was already concerned. Why are they putting me back in? I had just come out of a PET (positron emission tomography) scanner for the investigation of an abdominal tumour. I was in the best place, possibly in the world. I was in the best hands.
“Just empty your bladder and we will pop you back in. Nothing to worry about; we just need to check something. …