oa South African Family Practice - The doctor-patient and the blister bush : letter to the editor

Volume 47, Issue 9
  • ISSN : 2078-6190
  • E-ISSN: 2078-6204



Extracted from text ... SA Fam Pract 2005;47(9) 4 The doctor-patient and the blister bush. To the Editor: One Tuesday night I become aware of a burning sensation on my right forearm. On waking up in the morning I notice a severe blistering burn covering the larger part of my right forearm. I go over the sequence of the last few days looking for a cause. Saturday afternoon I gave an anaesthetic to a patient with acute necrotizing fasciitis. Sunday morning I walked up Table Mountain with a friend. Monday nothing untoward happened. Tuesday at work comments from colleagues ranged from; "how did you ..

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