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The deaf and doctors: a shepherd’s two flocks

Bruce D Shepherd
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (11): 678-680.
Published online: 3 December 2007

Working on behalf of deaf children and for the independence of the medical profession

As I rose to speak at a seminar of two or three hundred people in 1967, I could feel my heart thumping and a throbbing pain in my lumbosacral region. They had assembled to discuss ways of enabling deaf children to become integrated into the hearing world. I felt my Batson plexus was about to explode.

  • Bruce D Shepherd

  • Bowral, NSW.

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