Giving back the helm

Demers, Virginie
June 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/5/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 12, p1740
Academic Journal
The article discusses the author's experience as a medical student serving at the hospital's 12th floor for clinical rotation in internal medicine. She narrated her routine in the 12th floor which she regarded as a challenge. Primarily, she cited her encounters with Laura, a 62-year-old lady with an unclear diagnosis of illness who eventually decided to give up taking medicines. Furthermore, she disclosed how Laura's death made her felt that she was moved closer to being a doctor.


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