AusDoc comments of the week: Edelsten, the end of the physical exam and funny patients
Each week Australian Doctor readers post hundreds of comments in response to our news stories, clinical articles, features and editorials.
Below, we publish some of the highlights from the last seven days covering the death of Geoffrey Edelsten, the claims that physical examinations are obsolete and why doctors have no business denying climate change science.
Professor Max Kamien:
I first heard the name Geoffrey Edelsten in 1970. I was working in Bourke,