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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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

    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

      Listening

      Patey, Paul; 2007. "What's a bruit?" I've posed the question to Joan, a first-year medical student with her shiny new stethoscope, gracious manner, and...

      2007

        The cry

        Patey, Paul; 2007. When the motorcycle struck the immovable object the young man rose majestically from the back seat and flew gently through the black night air. His impact with the...

        2007

          Asclepius’ second chance

          Risdon, Cathy; 2007. I‘m sure it’s probably nothing—but you deserve a thorough check to make sure.” The man sitting across from me...

          2007

          Courage

          Schwartz, Ros; 2007. Courage is not the absence of fear, but the taking of action despite fear. Half awake she...

          2007

          Forgiveness

          Mousa, Ahmadi Elaheh; 2008.  One day while I was working in the family medicine clinic, my colleague asked me if I knew the next patient. I looked at the list; it was a new patient, a case of...

          2008

            Nightmare shadows and waves. A rural Canadian medical experience

            Murata, Ariana; 2008. Pale rays of sunshine begin to seep into the black sky as I am called into the ten bed hospital. The surf crashes onto...

            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
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