In harm's way

Vaughan, Peter
March 1997
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;03/15/97, Vol. 156 Issue 6, p855
Academic Journal
Narrates the author's experience as part of the United Nations' humanitarian mission in the former Yugoslavia in 1994. Violence in the region; Brain injury suffered by a soldier; Lack of treatment for psychiatric patients who wandered the streets; Reason why the author left the safety and security of family practice to go to war.


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