Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Littman stethoscope

  • Ode to my stethoscope

    Hilton Koppe Lennox Head, Australia   Poet’s note My Littman stethoscope has accompanied me on my journey in medicine across five decades into premature medical retirement. It was definitely more difficult to lay down my stethoscope than it had been for me to recommend medical retirement to many of my patients. This poem includes a…