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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L'histoire de 2 fous et 1 muse

Ladouceur, Roger; 2008. Lorsque je serai vieux et malade, m'aideras-tu à mourir dignement? Lorsque je n'en pourrai plus, m'aideras-tu à quitter ce monde doucement?

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

      One vial of morphine

      Edworthy, John; 2008. I was just one year into my career as a general practitioner, relatively fresh out of a rotating internship and inappropriately...

      2008

        VOLVO or SAAB?

        Aitken, Terence; 2008. At the time when this event occurred in our rural city, we had just one ophthalmologist - a rather opinionated fellow with fixed views, for whom things were fairly...

        2008

          Winnie's expectations

          Edworthy, John; 2008. My story starts on a regular day in my office. Before starting to see patients I was going through my mail and phone messages. Right on top was...

          2008

            Pilot

            Riddle, Gordon E.; 2008. I had one relatively recently where I got told I was a trouble-maker (and I am very proud of it) but it wasn't just one word, it was...

            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

                The power of counter-transference

                Yaffe, Mark; 2008. Mrs. S. was a 69 year old, English-speaking, well-functioning, lean, tall woman with a quiet, reserved, and somewhat stoic manner who had entered my practice because...

                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

                    Being Present [translation]

                    Marchand, Patricia; 2008. It’s a fact: the discipline of medicine is changing before our very eyes. All too often, however, science and research, not human beings, are...

                    2008
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