Web Toolbar by Wibiya
Login | Sign Up AnonymousUser
twiter
New to Comunitee?


or Sign Up with Email

Health

>> HOSPITAL Latest News

MAY 10, 2013 - Boston Globe

A Must Read - Share

Reflections from Residency: Looking past a patient’s crimes

It was the first day of a new rotation. I was getting to know my patients, trying to match faces and diagnoses with names on my list. A frail man with end-stage heart failure, Mr. T was too weak to walk and spent most of his time in a reclining chair. He had been in the hospital for weeks with pneumonia, kidney failure, and several other complications. He was quiet, unlike most of my other patients. No one came to visit him.    

Tags: Reflections from Residency: Looking past a patient’s crimes,  Hospital Latest News