Thoracic Park: Musings of a Heart Surgeon

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Abhinav Publications, 2006 - Medical - 196 pages
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This Book Describes In Some Detail The Human Side Of Cardiac Surgical Practice. It Recounts Its Moral, Social, Financial And Other Constraints Which The Suffering Patients Face And How The Doctor Patient Relationship Can Help Them In All These Areas. Some Of These Stories Are Heart Breaking While You May Find Some Hilarious. In Any Case All Are True Stories And The Identity Of The Patients Has Been Safeguarded. It Is Hoped That You Will Enjoy Reading These Stories.
 

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Contents

Preface
7
Perseverance
9
Childish Innocence
15
I Learnt a New Technique
27
The Power of Language
37
Serendipity
45
Faith
51
Tragedy and Triumph
57
Women Power
99
Paikhana
105
A Trip to the Nether World
111
Cunning
117
Basic Instinct
123
Fate
129
Frustration
143
The Unexpected
147

Resilience
63
Perfection
71
Gratitude
77
Three Times Lucky
81
Compassion
87
Itís a Girl
93
Luck
153
Anxiety
161
Darkness of the Mind and Illumination of the Patient
169
Natureís Gift
189
Superstition
193
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