Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Naval Hospital at Berck-sur-Mer

  • Locked-in syndrome: Inside the cocoon

    Anika KhanKarachi, Pakistan “…what will you carry back from this field trip into my endless solitude?”From The Diving Bell and the Butterfly by Jean-Dominique Bauby (1997) In December 1995, Jean-Dominique Bauby suffered a massive stroke that made him a prisoner in his own body.1 Within the space of a few hours, his hectic, animated existence…