Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Katrina Harrison

  • No Good Options

    David G. Thoele Park Ridge, Illinois, USA Poet’s statement: This poem is about my patient Aaron, who was born, immediately became very sick and blue, and later the same day, died in his parents’ arms. Aaron had severe congenital heart disease, which we ultimately concluded was not compatible with life. Aaron’s parents and I made…