The Art of Medicine — Father wounds: Dealing with loss

“This 17-year-old boy is here for a physical exam,” the nurse says, handing me the chart. “He hasn’t been in for 2 years. He needs his meningitis vaccine to start college this fall. His mother’s out in the waiting room. Oh, and there’s a sticky note posted inside: looks like his father died this past spring.” more»

Interested readers can now access my latest Art of Medicine column — Father wounds: Dealing with loss — recently published in the Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.

Please note that all of my previously published Art of Medicine pieces can now be accessed here.

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One comment on “The Art of Medicine — Father wounds: Dealing with loss

  1. daverls54 says:

    Such a sad story. I don’t suppose there’s anything more you could have said or done. Hope he does well.

    Blessings,

    Dave

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