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Do it yourself thermotherapy

BMJ 2006; 332 doi: (Published 06 April 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:841
  1. Jacqueline Buijs,
  2. Rinske Boersma (
  1. department of internal medicine, Atrium Medical Centre, Heerlen, Netherlands

    A 75 year old man was found unconscious in his bath. He had had a coronary bypass operation and pacemaker implanted because of syncope with bradyarrhythmia, and, more recently, prostate carcinoma with bone metastases had been diagnosed, for which he was being treated with antiandrogens. Examination revealed an unresponsive patient with a Glasgow coma score of 1-1-1, …

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