Patients Talk...


Our family friend called us after being discharged from a hospital. Since it was not the first time he got into the clinic we have asked what was wrong with him. ‘No idea,’ he replied proudly. ‘I specialize in history, not in medicine. Let doctors do their job’. He died shortly after in his lonely apartment not really knowing why. How could  an intelligent and educated person, the author of several books… Read More

  I remember sitting in the Intensive Care Unit (ISU) attending a patient after cardio surgery. The usually quiet atmosphere of ISU was interrupted by electrifying fuss: the physician on duty was peeping into the corridor, the assistant was nervously sorting patients’ charts. It was clear that the Doctors’ Round was about to start. Indeed, in about 10 minutes the doors of ISU opened wide and He appeared: the Chief Medical Doctor,… Read More