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Good engineering is not good medicine

BMJ 1998; 316 doi: (Published 28 March 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:1014
  1. Stephen Ong, specialist registrar in obstetrics and gynaecology
  1. Aberdeen

    “What are you doing with the rest of your life?” I was 18 and didn't quite know. My Dad wanted me to be an engineer. I thought I wanted to be a doctor.

    On Tuesday mornings I would stare out the classroom window. Our physics teacher tried in vain to convey to us the incomprehensible. He told us about quantum mechanics, fission, and the theory of …

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