Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Kryder Van Buskirk

  • The 8076th: a hospital with marching orders

    Abigail Cline Georgia, Augusta, United States   November 22 was an unusually cold day at the American hospital in Kumchon County. Otherwise, it was business as usual in the sixty-bed facility. The doctors were scrubbing for surgery, nurses were moving patients among the wards, X-ray technicians were developing radiographs, and the pharmacy was dispensing prescriptions.…