How to present a serious diagnosis to the patient? Recently during…

As to present a serious diagnosis to the patient? Recently while on duty approached me, the patient, a man of about forty. The shift I was told that he has cancer with metastases. Been here about two weeks. But the doctor is not bothered until now to tell him about the analysis, Recalling the pity. In General, the patient to complain to me about , that by the evening he got worse. Asking questions to which I would reply, if he understood the diagnosis. First try to play up, although I totally get that. Wonder why the doctor has not provided a man did not answer his questions? Hike this fate falls on me? Then I picked up the and asked him to read it. We began to read him the conclusions of the study, analyses, step by step commenting written. He silent, bowed their head. “Damn, the progression…. ” It turned out that he is fighting with cancer for 2 and, like, it was all good and the last PET scan two months ago showed nothing. And there are plenty of metastases. How??? He swallowed, choking with tears… Then I and him talked about his family, his / her career, how he got sick. He asked me what to do what to him? I understand that ALL! That is no help. However , I began to give him hope. “Run headlong to the oncologists, chemotherapy, to plan the particular operation. ! To act! “He was discharged. After a couple of days for the next duty call the office. He me up. “Fly to Moscow for a consultation… Now the airport””have You gone mad? After all, there are hospitals and closer! How will it go? “”I feel tolerable. You said act! Thank you, doctor! Can I You gonna call? “We exchanged numbers. Now it’s on my conscience. Most importantly, do not show their feelings, but to support, to support for the period of the blurred head, unless your diagnosis. Until you give it to safe hands for further .


Well, at least where the “good” news about…

Well, at least where the “good” news about Antipa)) where the epidemic begins and ends the right to choose. For refusing to go to the vaccine can be fined up to $1 thousand, the Head of new York bill de Blasio has announced the introduction of the city state of emergency in connection with sharp […]


A real man came to our intensive care after…

a Real man came to our rigorous care after a shocking event – a summer evening in the southern city some drunk threw in the yard of an apartment house grenade. A real man just got out of the car and he covered a grenade. He tore the anterior abdominal wall, tore the left hand, […]


I want to present three short sketches from the cancer…

Want to present three short sketches of the Oncology Department, seen from the inside. 1. Silent Roommate, age 60. And many willingly tells me about his family: wife, four adult children and grandchildren. In the chamber, talking loudly with friends on the phone. And I was surprised to learn that he hides from everyone that […]


Pharmacies are often going to extremely intelligent people….

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The patient, a woman of 52 years. Right on…

the Patient, a woman of 52 years. Immediately on entering was diagnosed Orthodoxy of the brain. For the entrance one has never been baptized, and whispered something, looking out the window. Refused to remove the headscarf, while in the office – because it is a sin. About the examination the limb, I generally keep quiet… […]


My friend Irina 23 years old, she’s a girl…

My friend jireh 23 years, she’s very smart and very beautiful. A year and a half ago she found out she was pregnant, but categorically did not want to give birth. Said her before that he wants to build a career, and then already about children to think. Her boyfriend tried to convince her, but […]


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