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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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

    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

      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

          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

              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

                  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
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