A place of safetyBMJ 2006; 333 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39030.710972.F7 (Published 14 December 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:1260
- Andrew Ludman, cardiology registrar, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, London ( (firstname.lastname@example.org),
- Sian Ludman, paediatric senior house officer, King's College Hospital, London
Throughout our medical training, my wife and I have often bemoaned the confused elderly person who appears in the casualty department for no apparent medical reason in the middle of the night. A recent event has helped change our opinion.
We were returning from a wedding late at night and came across a confused elderly woman wandering outside our house. She was wearing only a …