L. FRED AYVAZIAN, M.D.
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For the slumbering, the drugged, the alert,
At any hospital hour,
There is never absolute silence,
Except in the shroud of anesthesia,
Which is not true silence at all
But an absence from life
From which one is,
In addled dismay,
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AYVAZIAN LF. Surgery. Ann Intern Med. 1984;100:166. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-100-1-166_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1984;100(1):166.
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