Discharge day

Hwang, Stephen W.
April 2006
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/11/2006, Vol. 174 Issue 8, p1138
Academic Journal
The article relates the author's experience as an attending physician in dealing with an Alzheimer's disease patient. Abnormalities found in the laboratory test results had responded to treatment, but her creatinine level increased slowly each time she has not bee given intravenous fluids. The author learned that the patient's husband was already a patient at the hospital. A reunion was arranged for the couple and the female patient's condition improved.


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