Time trials

Simon Cowap
Med J Aust 2005; 183 (2): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2005.tb06925.x
Published online: 18 July 2005

Giving patients the highest quality of care must remain absolute

“Time is an ocean, but it ends at the shore”, sang Bob Dylan. I think this is a good metaphor of how time seems to a freewheeling young person, who both feels that their youth will last forever and knows the truth of their mortality.

  • 1 Dr Simon Cowap is a GP and a Clinical Associate of the Department of General Practice, University of Sydney. His interests include communication, medical education, medical ethics and writing.
  • 2 Newtown, NSW.



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