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The kiss

Geoffrey C Mullins
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (11): 670. || doi: 10.5694/mja12.11546
Published online: 10 December 2012

A tale of anxiety, innocence and trust in the anaesthetic room

As I entered the busy paediatric ward, I scanned the room for my patient — they’re often not easy to find among the other children, the visiting parents and siblings, and the staff, and are rarely anywhere near, let alone in, their assigned beds.

  • Geoffrey C Mullins

  • Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, Perth, WA.

Correspondence: gmullins@it.net.au

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