Writers Almanac What the Doctor Said Poem describing a patient's experience when being delivered bad news from their doctor.
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NAM_diagnosis_graphics_FNL_for scrolling toolkit-02 Improving Diagnosis in Healthcare - Institutes of Medicine Simple patient-centric tools for reducing diagnostic errors through better communication.
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New York Times Inspired By Denise, by Kevin M. Kelly A reflection on what it is like to witness a loved one’s diagnosis, treatment and continued life after recovering from a brain tumor.
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NPR Trapped in His Body for 12 Years, A Man Breaks Free by Lulu Miller (NPR) At the age of 12, Martin developed a mysterious illness. Over the next 2 years, he progressively lost his ability to communicate, until, at age 14, he entered what his parents were told was a permanent vegetative state. Two years later he began to “wake up”; 10 years after that he was able to finally communicate again.
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The Journal of the American Medical Association Adverbs by Khanjan Baxi Shah, MD Medicine is not mathematics. Uncertainty is in fact truth. Logic is often unbound to reality. Humility lies in Adverbs. A story of uncertain diagnosis.
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