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It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see
  1. Will Glazebrook
  1. Correspondence to Dr Will Glazebrook, The Emergency Department, Charing Cross Hospital, Fulham Palace Road, London W6 8RF, UK; william.glazebrook{at}

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An elderly man was brought to our emergency department with an occipital head injury sustained after a syncopal episode.

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  • i Henry David Thoreau, 1817–1862. American author, naturalist, tax resistor and leading transcendentalist.

  • Competing interests None.

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