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A memorable patient: “A list of complaints or…”

BMJ 1997; 315 doi: (Published 06 December 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;315:g
  1. Surinder Singh, lecturer in general practice
  1. London

    It is traditional for general practitioners to try and list the number of problems a patient brings to the consulting room before tackling each one, perhaps in order of priority as governed by the patient.

    A mother came to me some months ago with her 3 year old child who …

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