education

A Dress Rehearsal For Brain Death

July 3, 2012

In the movies, death in the hospital is usually portrayed as a clear-cut event. A steadily beeping heart monitor changes to a high-pitched drone, the doctor sadly removes his mask, and the family begins to mourn. But in reality, judging when life [Read more]

Teaching the Bedside/Desktop Manner

June 19, 2012

By Matt Wood Maybe you’ve had this experience at the doctor’s office: Your physician enters the exam room, and instead of asking “What brings you here?” and speaking face to face, he sits down at the computer and starts peppering you with [Read more]