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Busman's holiday

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: (Published 31 August 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:505
  1. Trisha Greenhalgh, professor of primary health care
  1. University College London

    If you want a good holiday, go well beyond the range of your mobile phone network and leave your stethoscope at home. Better still, sign up for a boat trip in a tropical ocean and spend at least four hours a day under water chilling out with the fish. As all scuba diving doctors know, as soon as the boat has pulled out of port for its seven-day “reefs and wrecks” tour, the captain will ask if there are any …

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