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Anaesthesia, Elvis, and lawnmowers

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: (Published 12 October 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:793

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  1. M Dylan Bould, specialist registrar (
  1. Great Ormond Street Hospital, London

    I was interested to see my specialty in the daily “listed” feature in the Guardian newspaper, which, on 13 September 2006, nominated the following “specialist museums”: Anaesthetic Museum, Barts and The London NHS Trust; Business Card Museum, Pennsylvania, USA; Decoy Duck Museum, Maryland, USA; Dog Collar Museum, Leeds Castle; “Elvis is alive” Museum, Missouri, USA; Hair Museum, Missouri, USA; British Lawnmower Museum, Southport; Museum of Questionable Medical Devices, Minnesota, USA; Mushroom Museum, Saumur, France; Pencil Museum, Cumbria; Potato Museum, Brussels; Quilt Museum, Massachusetts, USA; Sock Museum, Sakata, Japan; Typewriter Museum, West Virginia, USA.

    Although I certainly cannot argue with an anaesthetic museum being specialist, I thought it was an interesting association to be listed with the Museum of Questionable Medical Devices (, which includes a …

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