Yearly Archive: 2016

Medical Language — A Doctor’s Explanation

Medical language is very important when it comes to diagnosing a patient. Because the patient doctor relationship is so valued, the language a doctor, or even a nurse, uses can make or break an...

Doctors are Not, and Never Will Be, Saints

I recently read a book called “A Life in Medicine” by Robert Coles. The novel is made up of numerous short stories pertaining to doctors, medicine, and the health care system. After reading one...

Carpe Diem — A Narrative Memory

  The sun’s vehement heat beat down upon me, emitting wave upon excruciating wave of thermal barbarity.  Like tiny bugs crawling on a moist log, sand tottered down the sole of my shoe, irritating...