Unconscious on a Corner
JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association 1987 December 4; 258(21): 3155-3156
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Hilfiker, David (1987-12-04)A physician working in inner-city Washington, D.C., uses the case of Mr. W., a homeless demented patient, as the starting point for his essay on medicine's abandonment of the poor. Having stabilized Mr. W. and treated ...
Hilfiker, David (1983-03-24)A physician describes his difficulty in choosing a course of treatment for a feverish nursing home patient, in order to illustrate the painful dilemmas which physicians face when deciding how far to go in treating life-threatening ...