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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Family Medicine in 2020. A mysterious message received by my iPhone, dated July 7 2020

Leung, Lawrence; 2010. You don’t know me. We need help. Let me explain. I am a Family Physician in Levobridge, Ontario. I have practised since 1990 and I take care of 25,000 in this township. Complying with the World...

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

      Ringer’s and Rice Water

      Moore, Simon; 2010. I think I’m ready. I’ve seen photos of rice-water diarrhea in a textbook years ago. I’ve seen photos and videos of the very clinic where we’ll be working, and I’ve even learned a few...

      2010

        Marie, ma petite Marie

        Moreau, Anne; 2010. Il y a 25 ans, alors qu’à 27 ans je revenais au travail après mon premier accouchement, j’ai eu le privilege d’assurer le suivi à domicile de Marie, jeune femme de 19 ans en phase...

        2010

          Absolution

          Neimanis, Ieva; 2010. The difficult hours came, hope faded. He would not recover. His life was ending. I took his hand and spoke of walking together again, as we had three years ago, in the countryside of his...

          2010

            My First Death: Part 2

            Noble-Wohlgemut, Matthew; 2010. I check his pupils, as before. Blown: fixed and dilated. I glance at the clock. Spread before me, the paramedics and nurses do chest compressions, fiddle with IVs, wait. “Hold compressions”, I say. I check for...

            2010

              Mia

              Oliver, Doug; 2010. This is a story about Mia. A beautiful, perfectly healthy 16 month old girl who suffered a stroke. This is also a story about Mia’s parents. They had 4 children and Mia was...

              2010

                My daughter, the doctor

                Pereles, Lauretta; 2010. “You took your time calling back.”My sister Tammy answers. “I called as soon as I could.” “They’re taking Mom to the operating room right now. Tracy and Gord are...

                2010

                  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

                    Code White!

                    Seldon, Roger; 2010. I am working in ER when the call comes. It is late evening. I am possibly the only doctor in the hospital. "Code White, 2 West! , Code White, 2 West!" The ER...

                    2010
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