Intended for healthcare professionals

Letters Lessons as a doctor-parent

Never treat your own family

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: (Published 16 July 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e4794
  1. Cathryn Ann Jacob, general practitioner1
  1. 1Dordon Surgery, Tamworth B78 1QA, UK
  1. cathrynjacob{at}

I recently had to learn a similar lesson.1 My 10 year old son got slower and slower when walking. If we walked 20 yards, he would be 15 yards behind us. He never …

View Full Text

Log in

Log in through your institution


* For online subscription