Deaf wifeBMJ 1999; 318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.318.7186.798 (Published 20 March 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:798
- Edwin Besterman, consultant cardiologist
- 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 …