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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Daddy's hand

Patey, Paul; 2007. Mommy sits and snugly hugs her daughter, age two-and-a-half. Daddy kneels on the floor with his strong right hand gently but firmly holding his...

2007

    Daddy’s Little Girl

    Chow, Vickie; 2010.  I must have counted 87 tongue depressors in that jar on the counter of the room as I sat wearing my...

    2010

      Dangerous Judgement

      Doko, Magbule; 2015. I printed my list and started rounds. I noticed that my 28 year old female patient with alcoholic cirrhosis had been transferred to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) last night.

      2015

        Dawson's Fingers

        Purdon, Mike; 2010. A few years ago, on a drizzly day in Seattle, my wife and I began on a path that would take me back home to Canada and through the little town of Burns Lake in Northern BC, where I...

        2010

          De l’autre côté du rideau…

          Malherbe, Stéphanie; 2010. On dit que la médecine est un art plus qu’une science. Cela doit faire de nous les médecins, des artistes du mieux être la vie de nos patients, beau temps, mauvais temps.

          2010

            Dear Diary

            Thompson, Jannette; 2012. Dear Diary. It feels like forever since I wrote anything down. The therapist told me to keep a journal to help me organize my mind. Because of this mess…

            2012

              Delivery in Canmore

              Yu, Yan; 2013. It was a beautiful autumn afternoon on the way to Canmore. On either side of the Trans-Canada, trees were…

              2013

                Dementia

                Song, Belle; 2015. She was a difficult patient to take care of, irritable and short-tempered, occasionally physically aggressive with the nurses.

                2015

                  Diagnosis – Lingerie Challenged

                  Williams, Paula; 2012. It’s Friday evening, a golden time for the family doctor to melt into a comfy couch and switch on that irresistible televisual delectation... Say Yes...

                  2012

                    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
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