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Stethoscope a doctor’s best friend

October 15, 2013
Dr. Shahar Madjar , The Mining Journal

It was during a rotation in the Department of Internal Medicine that I realized that our bodies are a confused orchestra, a cacophony of sounds. Early in the mornings, we would make rounds with our professor, Dr. Armon, shadowing her like ducklings following their mother. With each patient we followed the same routine: she would sit on the bed beside a patient, and then gently lean over him, aiming her stethoscope at his heart. "Shhhhhh," she said, putting her finger to her lips, "Quiet! Let' s listen."



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