Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: pleurodesis

  • Bellevue Hospital at the dawn of the apocalypse

    Diya BanerjeeNew York, New York, United States It is tempting to think of the history of medicine as an orderly procession of notable firsts—the first transplants, medications, wards, cures—together making up a linear march towards progress and humankind’s continual betterment. Bellevue Hospital, in its very building and plot, subscribes to the same narrative of history.…