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The Low-down on Death (PAP series 6/6)

“People are People” Part 6 of 6   Deaths in the hospital usually happen one of two ways: full code intensity or comfort care attentiveness.…


The Truth about Trauma Drama (PAP series 5/6)

“People are People” Part 5 of 6   A few years ago, Mickey (my trauma surgeon husband) was featured on a show on TLC called…

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The Mindful Truth about Mental Illness (PAP series 4/6)

“People are People” Part 4 of 6 It’s not always obvious. Sometimes patients register with a chief complaint like “headache.” They tell the nurse their…


The Naked Truth about Nudity (PAP series 3/6)

“People are People” Part 3 of 6 There are people all over the country who get paid to let medical students examine their prostates, testicles,…


The Truth about when Patients are Prisoners (PAP series 2/6)

“People are People” Part 2 of 6 When I imagined being a doctor, I thought about delivering big healthy babies to nice married couples like…


The Frank Truth about Foreign Bodies (PAP series 1/6)

“People are People” Part 1 of 6 Disclaimer: This post is R-rated for adult content. When I write posts, I imagine writing to strangers who…