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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Birth and death

Feldman, Perle; 2008. It's about Kavannah. Kavannah is a Hebrew word, which is usually translated as "intention", but denotes an intensity and attention to a task, usually...

2008

    La Traversée

    Leblanc, Isabelle; 2008. Je la connaissais depuis peu. Référée par une collègue. « Elle est en santé, elle a juste besoin...

    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

      The boy from Dillon

      Nicholls, Vaughan A; 2007. It was February 1986 - I arrived in Ile a La Crosse in North Western Saskatchewan. I was one of a group of five doctors...

      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

          Good enough

          Brown, Merrilee; 2008. It started innocently enough with headaches. My four year old neighbour, David, was having...

          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

            No More Thursdays

            Howk, Shelley; 2008. It is Thursday at 1:30. My patient and her husband arrive promptly, booked in to the same timeslot that they have been every week for the past...

            2008

              Lilly

              Hubinette, Maria; 2008. I met Lilly in the small, northern town where I spent some time as a medical student. She arrived in Emerg slightly delirious, moderately dehydrated and very...

              2008

                The Desire to Live

                Mahmood, Adeel; 2008. First Meeting: "This patient looks like the kiss of death", was the remark made to me about Mr. Jones as I was making my way to assess him. He was a...

                2008
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