An unusual use of a stethoscopeBMJ 1998; 316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7141.1382 (Published 02 May 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:1382
- Bela Vadodaria, specialist registrar in anaesthetics
- High Wycombe
The patient awaiting operation was 94, well oriented, and fit for his age. At his preoperative anaesthetic assessment the only significant finding was deafness and I had to shout at the top of my voice for any communication, so it took a long time to …
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