Thought for the month

“It is easier to criticise than to correct our past errors.”
Titus Livius, Historian (c64 BC- c12 AD)

Monday, 17 February 2014

The end of the stethoscope?

An editorial in this month’s edition of Global Heart (the journal of the World Heart Federation) asks ‘are we living in the final days of the stethoscope’—a question being asked due to the rapid advent of point-of-care ultrasound devices, that are becoming increasingly accurate, smaller to the point of being hand-held and less expensive as the years roll by.

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