Month: June 2011

Drugs, Violence and Tragedy- In Our Family

Drugs, Violence and Tragedy- In Our Family

It is with heavy heart that I share the news of the sudden and untimely death of our niece, yesterday. I will call her “Angel”, and her 18-month-old daughter, who is now essentially orphaned, is “Sunshine”. My husband called me at work yesterday, his voice […]

Brutal vs. Practical

Brutal vs. Practical

I’m on call for our practice this week, which means I’m rounding on our inpatients. One of our patients, Henrietta, is a woman in her 70’s who has fairly advanced dementia; she is no longer able to walk, and had developed a very large blood […]