Patient experience

75 articles
by Brent Leonard

‘Cure sometimes, treat often, comfort always’: The importance of support networks

Though the immediate prognosis is better than some illnesses, the end result is that this disease will end my life early. I’m 35 years old and there is no sound curative treatment.

by David To

The challenges of health privacy: From the ER to virtual care

Though health privacy is now a larger focus in training, it can be hard to put into practice, causing systemic privacy breaches.

by Christina Sinding

Last rights: Connecting the space between palliative care and MAiD

For my Mom, palliative care and MAiD unfolded gracefully together. My family’s experience is one among many that might prompt Canada’s palliative care organizations to reconsider their relationship to MAiD

by Paul Taylor

Why hiccups are still a medical mystery

by Vanessa Milne Francine Buchanan Joshua Tepper Jeremy Petch

How patient stories are re-shaping health care

by Vicky Stergiopoulos Deb Wise Harris

Reframing our view of ‘unnecessary’ emergency department visits

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