TITLE

Achilles' heel

AUTHOR(S)
Opatrny, Lucie
PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/12/2004, Vol. 171 Issue 8, p910
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents an article on an uncontrollable visceral response on seeing a patient. Reaction to a therapeutic abortion procedure witnessed during a high school career day; Encounter with a patient at a medical obstretic clinic.
ACCESSION #
14607649

 

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