You never forget

Cadesky, Eric
February 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/13/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 4, p501
Academic Journal
The article relates the author experience of trying to revive a baby that is reported to be not breathing. He rushed to the hospital to find the child flaccid, unresponsive, apneic, asystolic. He felt that any residual cynicism from years of residency hardship is dissolved by the sorrow he felt from the families of the child. According to the author, he hopes that he will not forget the first time someone dies in his care.


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