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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Home visiting

Pavilanis, Alain; 2007. One particular patient really stands out in my memory, Mrs Smith. She was one of the first...

2007

    In the aftermath of the tsunami

    Bhayana, Bhooma; 2007. The devastation wrought in Asia by the tsunami of December 26, 2004, has become irreversibly imprinted on our collective consciousness. There was a massive...

    2007

    It’s Tuesday so I must be in…Why I choose to act as a locum

    Tepper, Joshua; 2007. Looking out the window of the 12-seat aircraft I soak in the vista of hundreds of small lakes, jagged edges of the Canadian...

    2007

      A little piece of skin

      Patey, Paul; 2007. Chop! Chop! The sharp little axe rapidly cut the frozen squid into bait size chunks. Alex looked forward to an evening of recreational...

      2007

        Comforting memories: comforting people

        Patey, Paul; 2007. Fifty-two years ago they married: two weeks ago Martha died. Thirty years ago George first had severe pain from a...

        2007

          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

            Four more words

            Patey, Paul; 2007. "I'm worried about me legs." Ben is a 70-year-old fisherman, still sturdy, but concerned. I look: the skin between his ankles and his knees is certainly...

            2007

              Gentle arrival

              Patey, Paul; 2007. The nine-month pregnancy has gone well. The happy couple frequently came to prenatal clinic together. Labour...

              2007

                Holding hands

                Patey, Paul; 2007. Outside the night is pitch black. The ambulance slows, lurches slightly and slows some more. Wet...

                2007

                  Home

                  Patey, Paul; 2007. The elderly in Newfoundland outports are often known and referred to as "aunt" or "uncle" by the entire community, not...

                  2007
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