When actions speak just as loudly as wordsBMJ 2006; 333 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.333.7570.703 (Published 28 September 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:703
- Gwyn Samuel Williams, senior house officer (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton
Even if we dislike or have never watched ER or Holby City, few of us could convincingly deny a secret (or not so secret) desire to make a difference in a cardiac arrest or peri-arrest situation. Indeed, medicine would have been an unlikely career choice if this were not so. For those lucky, or unlucky, enough to have been involved in such situations the first time is always the most impressionable.
I remember the first occasion in …