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Identity crisis

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: (Published 21 August 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:457
  1. Liam Farrell, general practitioner
  1. Crossmaglen, County Armagh

    In this column last year I described how I had to perform a catheterisation on a flight from Florida with neither gloves nor lubricant. Since then I've become a jinx: a footballer defied the laws of anatomy and swallowed his tongue and I had to make a pretence of extricating it (I felt the crowd expected it of me); an over-enthusiastic lady dislocated a shoulder while throwing her panties at an Elvis impersonator; and my Auntie Mamie fell off a …

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