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Hospital experience as a patient
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    Dear Editor

    The contents of the letter evoked a similiar chord in me. Last year, I had the mortification of seeing my father in a comatose state after a sudden onset of Meningitis. He himself was and is a practising Paeditrician and the other son of his, my elder brother is also a doctor. That night I was alone with him and saw him deteriorate overnight from an ordinary "flu" to full blown Meningitis. We had an anxi...

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