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Holistic medicine, Falklands' style

BMJ 1994; 309 doi: (Published 13 August 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:484
  1. B Paver

    As the red, eight seater plane finally comes to a bumpy stop on the grass airstrip, my 4 year old daughter turns to me and says, “Will Mrs Brown take me riding while you’re seeing patients?”

    We’re met by our hosts - owners of the biggest farm in the settlement. This is a family affair and an occasion to stop work for the day on most of the surrounding farms - doctors’ visits occur only once every six weeks in Camp (anywhere in the Falkland Islands other than Stanley) and it is not often that two doctors (I and …

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