Just say “No”

BMJ 2005; 331 doi: (Published 22 December 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;331:1514
  1. James Craggs (james.craggs{at}, consultant anaesthetist
  1. Lincoln County Hospital, Lincoln

    I was amused by a consent quandary that arose as I was about to anaesthetise a patient. Her wristband with the exaltation “Say No To Drugs” was at odds with my objective to administer potent substances intravenously through the device immediately below it. After a brief discussion, agreement was reached that I should proceed.

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