Stories In Family Medicine

Stories in family medicine    Welcome! These are our stories about the meaning of being a family physician, and the contributions of family medicine and family physicians to the history of medicine, health care and life in Canada. Supported by AMS and the CFPC Research and Education Foundation.

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Good enough

Brown, Merrilee; 2008. It started innocently enough with headaches. My four year old neighbour, David, was having...

2008

Birth and death

Feldman, Perle; 2008. It's about Kavannah. Kavannah is a Hebrew word, which is usually translated as "intention", but denotes an intensity and attention to a task, usually...

2008

    The Desire to Live

    Mahmood, Adeel; 2008. First Meeting: "This patient looks like the kiss of death", was the remark made to me about Mr. Jones as I was making my way to assess him. He was a...

    2008

      Waiting

      Osmun, W.E.; 2008. Day 1. He sits concentrating on paperwork, initialling them off. Pure tedium and interruptions had caused him to miss important information in the past and he forces himself to...

      2008

        Dignity and death in the Emergency Department

        Sikora, Christopher A; 2008. The Emergency Department seemed busier than usual that evening. I was working as the hospitalist for the Orthopaedic surgery department and was a member of...

        2008

          Important First Steps in Medicine

          Aird, Pamela; 2008. What a privilege I have had over the last 5 years of training, to be included in the...

          2008

            Sous le Voile

            Boule, Richard L; Encore un jour de garde au centre ville...

            2008

              Giovanna

              Febbraro, Susan; 2008. She pretends she doesn't mind another baptism - another sister with a new baby. She dutifully buys the obligatory...

              2008

                No More Thursdays

                Howk, Shelley; 2008. It is Thursday at 1:30. My patient and her husband arrive promptly, booked in to the same timeslot that they have been every week for the past...

                2008

                  Lilly

                  Hubinette, Maria; 2008. I met Lilly in the small, northern town where I spent some time as a medical student. She arrived in Emerg slightly delirious, moderately dehydrated and very...

                  2008
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