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Medicines Strangest Cases

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: (Published 01 June 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:0306213a
  1. Helen Barratt, fourth year medical student1
  1. 1Imperial College, London

According to many consultants, you cannot hope to practise medicine, let alone pass finals without an extensive knowledge of medical history. If you have ever been humiliated in a ward round for not knowing who Foley and Fogarty* were, despite knowing the history, examination findings, laboratory results, and shoe size of each patient, you will know what I mean.

Assuming that you are not completely put off, Medicines Strangest …

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