Letters Is clinical examination dead?

Clinical examination is the stuff of general practice

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f3985 (Published 25 June 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f3985
  1. Meg Thomas, general practitioner1
  1. 1Carfax Health Enterprise, Swindon, UK
  1. thommeg{at}gmail.com

Listening for split heart sounds may be quackery, as Patel argues,1 but there are multiple aspects of the physical examination which I rely on …

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