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Dancing at the River's Edge: A Patient and Her Doctor Negotiate Life with Chronic Illness #2020

Dancing at the River s Edge A Patient and Her Doctor Negotiate Life with Chronic Illness An invaluable resource for medical professionals victims of chronic illnesses and their loved ones this dual memoir by a doctor and his longtime patient traces the growth of their unique friendship

  • Title: Dancing at the River's Edge: A Patient and Her Doctor Negotiate Life with Chronic Illness
  • Author: Alida Brill Michael Lockshin
  • ISBN: 9780980139402
  • Page: 135
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Dancing at the River's Edge: A Patient and Her Doctor Negotiate Life with Chronic Illness By Alida Brill Michael Lockshin, An invaluable resource for medical professionals, victims of chronic illnesses, and their loved ones, this dual memoir by a doctor and his longtime patient traces the growth of their unique friendship over a span of decades By exploring the bond between caregiver and sufferer, this sensitive account evokes not only the constant day to day frustrations and emotional toll sAn invaluable resource for medical professionals, victims of chronic illnesses, and their loved ones, this dual memoir by a doctor and his longtime patient traces the growth of their unique friendship over a span of decades By exploring the bond between caregiver and sufferer, this sensitive account evokes not only the constant day to day frustrations and emotional toll suffered by the chronically ill, but also an understanding of the mental struggles and conflicts that a conscientious doctor must face in deciding how best to treat a patient without compromising personal freedoms In alternating chapters, the narrative explores the frustration, joy, despair, grief, and pain on both sides of the doctor patient relationship.

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    1. Visiting and inhabiting the world of chronic illness are two very different things This book has a particular resonance for me my autoimmune disease is causing eye related problems and I am currently legally blind in my left eye From 6 6 to 6 60 in three months is a big jump And so, I have a particular interest in chronic illness especially those with an autoimmune component.I read this book during a day, have dipped into and out of it since and will continue to do so I am simultaneously enlight [...]

    2. Patient Alida Brill and her physician Michael Lockshin, MD collaborated on the creation of this book It s divided into sections written by each of them, with from Alida than Dr Lockshin Alida Brill has lived with chronic illness since her teens And in her career she s fought for women s rights and for women s issues She has lived a full and rewarding life, despite the incredible daily challenge of her illness I highlighted countless passages from Alida as I read She is eloquent and tremendously [...]

    3. I prefer to not think of myself as someone with chronic disease Since at least age 7 I ve been on some sort of allergy pill for hayfever Sneezine, runny nose, itchy eyes occasional bloody noces were just life not a disease But after having gestational diabetes and watching my mother die so young, I began reflecting on her own journey of chronic disease I was barely in high school when she was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis me about 13, her 31 I m older than that alreadyd I can feel it I ve [...]

    4. If only all doctors were like this Both authors bring great insight into the patient doctor relationship that exists in chronic illness Alida shows what it s like not just to live with chronic disease luckily for her, able to have a successful professional life , but all of the loss that comes with it relationships, friends, family how many people walk away because they don t understand and it becomes too much to deal with she does an incredible job of explaining the struggles almost all of thos [...]

    5. This was a wonderfully written and thoughtful account of a doctor and a patient and their mutual struggles.

    6. I ordered this book to see if it was useful to include in a course on the theoretical foundations of family medical practice It is a dialogue between a very articulate and accomplished individual with a chronic disease Wegener s granulomatosis and her physician There are a lot of useful insights for medical practitioners The book or, at least some of the chapters, should be useful for stimulating discussions.

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