Professor Wallace's reply

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.7018.1508 (Published 02 December 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:1508
  1. W Angus Wallace, Professor of orthopaedic and accident surgery
  1. University Hospital, Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham NG7 2UH

    EDITOR,--When I was first asked to examine Paula Dixon she was complaining only of pain in the right forearm. She told me that she had injured her right forearm when she fell off her bike on her way to the airport. I assumed, incorrectly, that she had fallen off a bicycle and had injured the forearm while breaking her fall. It was only later (during …

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