Repost: The ties that bind

I once had a patient who came into the ED with some respiratory complaints. While I was treating him, a couple of times  he muttered “I feel death”. I assumed he was talking about himself as he wasn’t doing too hot initially. But maybe he wasn’t. His wife pulled me aside at one point and told me that she just got a phone call saying that the patient’s twin brother had just died, but that the patient didn’t know yet.  Perhaps it was not his own death that he was sensing.

About ER Jedi

I’m a resident doctor in Emergency Medicine and I’ve learned during the past few years that 1) I’ve had some pretty amazing experiences 2) I have a very bad short-term memory. So this blog is just a place for me to write about some of these experiences, from the ER, medical school, the wards and life in general. At least that way I’ll have some idea as to where I’ve been all this time. A scrap-book of sorts, a place to vent, organize some clinical tools and post a few good songs I’ve heard along the way.

Posted on March 6, 2012, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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