ArroganceBMJ 2001; 323 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/sbmj.0107259b (Published 01 July 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:0107259b
- James Thomas, fourth year medical student1
- 1University of Southampton
“What do you think of my Rolex?” My eyes wanted to roll and my eyebrows wanted to rise, but I tried desperately to stop them. The result was a bizarre grimace and an appointment with an ophthalmologist. This had been going on all the morning. The wristwatch in question had been displayed to almost every patient while the orthopaedic surgeon (you could have guessed) grinned at their reluctant compliments.
Meanwhile, in a lab at …