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A World No Less Sublime

Steve Blevins, MD
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From University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK 73104.

Requests for Single Reprints: Steve Blevins, MD, University of Oklahoma, 825 Northeast 10th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73104.

Ann Intern Med. 2008;149(3):211-212. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-149-3-200808050-00014
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December is a good month to attend on the wards. Patients arrive with their respiratory ailments, and students discover unfamiliar lung sounds. In 13 years of teaching at the University of Oklahoma, I never complained about a December assignment, but this December was testing my resolve.





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