TITLE

A week in November

AUTHOR(S)
Despard, Caroline
PUB. DATE
November 1998
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/17/98, Vol. 159 Issue 10, p1283
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Recounts the author's experience dealing with death while teaching a medical student. Emergency cardiac surgery and death of an infant; Pervasive cancer in a young mother and her infant; Ways patients affect their doctors; Making house calls; Patient with lung cancer who died; Unanswered questions; Teaching the student about handling death.
ACCESSION #
1346265

 

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