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

    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

            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

              Losing touch

              McIlwain, Ray; 2008. Some years ago, once a month we would make a helicopter tour of the vast wilderness between Hwy 20 and Hwy 16, visiting the village of Kluskus, and stopping at many of the...

              2008

                Listening to the Dead is History, not Clairvoyance

                Keizer, Stirling; 2008. My role model is dead. Richard Johnson, the physician who I regard as a benchmark for good professional practice snuffed it. I acknowledge your condolences, but...

                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
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