I whisper your name (ayradyss) wrote,
I whisper your name
ayradyss

Ethical considerations.

Spent two weeks as Chief of Medicine recently, which is a sort of junior faculty position. You spend a lot of time seeing patients, and you're supposed to teach the other residents. It's a great way to learn just how much you don't know about medicine.

Two case studies to talk about, both from what I learned and from the questions they present...

F came into the hospital via EMS after being found unresponsive on the sidewalk. The story he gave us the first day was not so simple. "About a week ago I got a letter from the PNA, inviting me to a firing squad..."


...OK, wasn't supposed to auto-post from LJ mobile yet. I'll try and finish the story this weekend...
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