New York Times Life, Interrupted by Suleika Jaouad Cancer is not a gift, especially not at 22. But it can change you, prompting you to learn a few things along the way. A young woman’s blogging account of being diagnosed, treated and living with leukemia with her 20s.
Contributor: Adam SapersteinJanuary 31, 2015Topics: Keywords: / / / / / / / /
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.
Contributor: Adam SapersteinJanuary 31, 2015Topics: Keywords: / / / / / / /
New York Times Doctor Priorities vs. Patient Priorities by Danielle Ofri Doctors and patients can have contrasting agendas, viewed through different lenses. The key is not trying to change someone else’s lens, but rather, appreciating the value of their perspective.
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reaction, emotion, decision, patient, relationship, mistake, empathy, outcomes, boundaries Interview with Danielle Ofri, Author of What Doctors Feel (26:33) Discussion of the impact a provider’s emotional reaction has on the way we treat patients. Also discusses relationships between providers and patients.
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YouTube Dying Father has Last First Dance with Daughter by Gabe Gutierrez Video and short text - Rachel Wolf had always dreamed of her wedding - gown, makeup, guests, and family. When her father, Dr. James Wolf, was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and had only 3 months to live, she knew she had to find a way, groom or no groom, to have a first dance with him.
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NPR Bedside Manner: Conversation with Patients About Death - Dr. Pauline Chen & Dr. Beth Lown Doctors often struggle with conversations about death. A reflection on how difficult situations can be made even more so when doctors are less than forthcoming about death and dying.
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Sounding Board Sounding Board - Death and Dignity - A Case of Individualized Decision Making by Timothy E. Quill, M.D. A doctor’s reflection on how to get to know one’s patient, how to respond to the impending loss of a patient and how to assist a patient in their attempt to die on their own terms.
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