Intended for healthcare professionals


Lord, protect me from my friends

BMJ 2000; 320 doi: (Published 29 April 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:1173

In this Soundings article by Liam Farrell (19 February, p 523) we failed to notice the curious claim that it is possible to view a child's inner ear with an oroscope. Doctors may, however, be able to view the middle ear (through the tympanic membrane) with an auriscope (or otoscope).


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