Dying man

I thought I had aleady blogged about my patient and his dog.   I hadn’t.   He was breathless And now, I realise At the time, things were too raw too proximate to translate into 500-odd words of text.   The man was dying.   Heart failure, COPD, Frailty – The mechanism is not whatContinue reading “Dying man”

Blogs, Poems, etc 2017

Rod’s Blogs, Poems, etc.  Table of Contents I search for meaning. 6 ‘Behavioural’ 8 10 Years. 10 10 years. 11 99+. 13 1559 days. 15 A response to Henry. 17 A tale of two times?. 18 Acute. 20 Advance Care Plan, Human Rights & I want what I want 23 alea iacta est 25 AllContinue reading “Blogs, Poems, etc 2017”

Is it good if it feels bad?

Let me start with the premise – if something feels good, say, my dog’s smiling face when I return home from work, then surely this is a good thing; I feel happy, my dog is happy, (presupposing she has a sense of happiness) and the world moves-on. Now, let’s think of a scenario when IContinue reading “Is it good if it feels bad?”