Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: advanced kidney disease

  • Mrs. M’s refusal

    Ladan GolestanehBronx, New York, United States My role as a physician includes foregoing a prescriptive approach to some patients in favor of a supportive one. Yielding to a belief system that does not fit the structure of my many years of training feels like a personal failure. But sometimes I know I have to listen…