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Blood Lines. Real lives in a great British hospital

BMJ 2001; 323 doi: (Published 01 December 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:0112483a
  1. Rabia Khalique, third year medical student1
  1. 1Guy's, Kings, and St Thomas's Hospitals Medical School

“Meet the doctor.” Thus begins Davidson's narrative of life in St Thomas's Hospital, London, which in many ways rings true for all large hospitals all over the world. His quest is to introduce us to the people who are a part of it—above and beyond just the doctors. The book is based on events that took place between 1994 and 1998—significant because it was also the period during which …

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