Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Death and Life

  • Listening to the patient

    Marina Maffoni Francesca Dionigi Pavia, Italy   Death and Life by Gustav Klimt Alex was a smart thirty-nine year old man with drug-resistant lymphoma. In four years he had undergone two unsuccessful bone marrow transplants. That is all my senior psychologist tutor and I were told by the referring clinician, except that the patient himself…