Fillers Observing patients

Deaf wife

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.318.7186.798 (Published 20 March 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:798
  1. Edwin Besterman, consultant cardiologist
  1. University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica.

    Years ago in my consulting room I was seeing an old patient for his regular six monthly review, and was pleased when my receptionist sent in his wife as I had never met any of his relatives. During the usual questioning I addressed odd remarks …

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