Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Amazonian

  • Percy’s last day

    Shampa SinhaTasmania, Australia Percy missed his regular train that morning, the one that would have given him a comfortable half-hour cushion between his arrival at the station and “knife-to-skin” time at the operating theatre. He felt his anxiety levels rising within him like bile as the train neared the hospital. He was generally of a…