Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

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    Katherine ArnupOttawa, Canada “We have a new man in Room 7,” the hospice co-ordinator explained in our morning briefing. “He’s 76, Indian, and very private. And he doesn’t like appellations.” “Appellations?” “You know, like ‘sweetie’, or ‘dear’. He doesn’t really like that sort of thing,” the coordinator explained. “Who would do that?” I asked, incredulous.…