08 Feb '12, 2am

Aunties 'chope' with tissue paper, doctors use stethoscopes

Aunties 'chope' with tissue paper, doctors use stethoscopes

was appalled that a few doctors used their stethoscopes to reserve a table in a foodcourt at the Singapore General Hospital (SGH). The STOMPer feels medical equipment shouldn't be placed on tables like this one for hygiene purposes. The STOMPer wrote: "I was having lunch at the Kopitiam located in SGH a few days ago and was appalled that a few doctors had used their stethoscope to reserve their seats. "Imagine what those stethoscopes were used for prior to being placed on the food court table! "Also, it would be disgusting to place the stethoscope on the chest of their patients after placing on tables in a food court. "Despite doctors being required to sterilize their stethoscopes regularly, I believe that this practice of misusing their stethoscope should not exist in the first place. "How can a medical equipment be used to reserve a seat? Even a packet of tissue paper wo...

Full article: http://singaporeseen.stomp.com.sg/stomp/sgseen/what_bugs_...

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