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Student Reviews

Acid Row

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: (Published 01 September 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:0309346a
  1. Danielle Grossman, fourth year medical student1
  1. 1Guy's, King's, and St Thomas's School of Medicine

If clinical medicine has taught me one thing, it is that you should be prepared for the unexpected. Having said that, the general practices I attended as part of my training in nice middle class areas did not prepare me for the startling differences in the job description of a general practitioner working in a run down council estate like Acid Row.

Acid Row is “sink” estate. Gangs of youths patrol the streets, …

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