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James William Lawson Holmes

BMJ 2017; 359 doi: (Published 20 October 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;359:j4820
  1. Tom Holmes

James William Lawson Holmes (“Jim”) was born in Luton. He initially decided to study medicine at University College London, wanting to become an orthopaedic surgeon. He felt this would marry his love of science and family craft of carpentry. Soon after qualifying his passion shifted to anaesthesia. His training in this specialty took …

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