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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About Not Being Fine

Wood, Lorraine; 2008. It wasn't even 6:30 am when the answering service called. "Dr. W, I have a Dr. J on the phone for you". It was a call I partly expected, but not...

2008

    A memorable day in rural family practice in the 70's

    Cantin, P. F. Roland; 2008. It was a grey, bleak mid-October day in St Pierre-Jolys, Manitoba some 37 years ago. My two partners were both attending a continuing-medical- education seminar in Winnipeg. My mood that morning...

    2008

      A new dawn: a rural South African experience

      Watchorn, Adam; 2008. In this country funeral service owners drive brand new Mercedes Benz cars. Elephants, giraffes and lions...

      2008

        Point Taken

        Thow, David; 2008. During my formative years as a practising family physician, I was asked to take on a 45 year old patient in the throes of end-stage Huntington's Chorea. Julie required...

        2008

          Surprise

          Dickson, R. C.; 2008. Since semi-retirement a couple of years ago, I have been doing short and long locums in a variety of practices. I try to keep...

          2008

            A very sad case

            Edworthy, John; 2008. It was a routine day, a regular office. I picked up the chart and glanced at the nurses note which read "fever and cough". This was a young, healthy, 27...

            2008

              Cradle to grave.

              Hilbert, Christin; 2008. It was the mid-nineties when I hung out my Family practice shingle. As one of the few...

              2008

                On the Receiving End

                Bardai, Zahra; 2008. The woman tried to wait patiently. It had already been an hour. Her heart was hammering, her pupils slightly dilated, her...

                2008

                  Grand-Doctoring Christina

                  Bhayana, Bhooma; 2008. During the twenty years that I delivered babies, I have become aware of the fluidity of time in our...

                  2008

                    New Life in the North

                    Cole, Madeleine; 2008. Pausing outside the sliding glass doors of the emergency department, hands on her hips and leaning slightly forward, she tucked her... 

                    2008
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