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But for the grace ..

BMJ 1996; 312 doi: (Published 01 June 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:1413
  1. Patrick Sames

    It was sometime in 1942 when, as an aspiring young surgeon in the Emergency Medical Service, I was attached to Park Prewett Hospital in Basingstoke. One night I was asked to see a young soldier with a strangulated femoral hernia. Yes, though rare, they do occur in men. Knowing that …

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