Mr. S lay patiently in his hospital bed while several medical students took turns pressing their stethoscopes to his chest, hoping to hear his sometimes elusive heart murmur. The elderly gentleman had a long cardiac history; he had been admitted to the hospital with worsening shortness of breath several days earlier. His hospital stay had been complicated and he was quite sick.
Reflections from Residency
Patients as more than conditions
By Dr. Kiran Gupta| Globe Correspondent April 08, 2013
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