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Massaging The Truth

by | 30th, June 2005

‘“ONE! Two! Three! Clear! Go again! Give me 10ccs of interfrastic spondulisation formula DH3 sub-section Hargreaves. One! Two! Three…”

‘Break it to me slowly, doctor’

Nooooo! It’s too late. It is our sad duty to tell you that watching ER will not save your life. Indeed, watching Casualty, will probably see it end in a textbook case of terminal boredom.

Having earlier in there week called for medics in hospital wards to wear green scrubs in place of staid butcher-style white coats, members of the British Medical Association have been diagnosing the telly.

And the news is that it’s not all that real. Television may very well be scripted, a form of entertainment and false.

The BMA’s members are particularly concerned about how patients’ expectations have been altered by scenes where

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