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Using a stethoscope in clinical practice in the acute sector

Daniel O'Neill, BSc (Hons), RN, GIBiol, PGDip, ALS, ATNC.Staff Nurse and Student Extended Nurse Practitioner, Accident and Emergency Department, Frimley Park Hospital, SurreyThis paper examines the use of the stethoscope in relation to clinical assessment within the acute sector, in particular in accident and emergency departments (A&E).

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