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A Memorable Patient


BMJ 1996; 312 doi: (Published 25 May 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:1351
  1. John S M Zorab

    Always a first time

    In the early 1970s it was common practice for British anaesthetists to spend two or three weeks during the summer months doing locum work abroad. On one of these expeditions I arrived in the evening at the hospital where I was due to work and was taken round the intensive care unit by the nurse in charge. My attention was drawn to an 18 …

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