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07.25.14

We make surgery possible.

Logan Hood

Without these techniques of anesthesia, surgery would involve severe amounts of pain and psychological trauma. Professionals in the field of anesthesiology offer a unique form of medicine without which surgery would not be possible.

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07.16.14

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

William Crane IV

I am well aware that medical school will be the hardest thing that I have ever done until residency which will be the hardest thing that I have ever done until I'm an attending. This experience made me realize how long of a road it is to become a physician, and it made me gain new appreciation and understanding as to why the road is that long.

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07.09.14

Shifting the Focus from Hospitals to Health

Logan Hood

We are learning that it is vitally important to treat all aspects of a person’s life, not just their health as it appears in lab tests. To develop experience in this approach to medicine, our clinical project is bibliotherapy, which involves reading to patients in nursing homes as a way of creating meaningful conversation and mental stimulation.

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06.06.14

Pathology with Dr. Kanner

William Crane IV

I was impressed to see so many people working together, and it is exactly the type of cooperation that I hope to find in the work place when I become a doctor. It really emphasized the fact that medicine is a team exercise which is a relief because the responsibility of healing another person is not something that I would ever want to take on alone.

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05.27.14

A lecture on elderly care and a visit to the Sarphatihuis

Amsterdam

Similar to the United States, the Netherlands faces a growing elderly population, with 800,000 people with disabilities due to old age or impairment receiving long-term care... Current policies and approaches in the Netherlands are now focusing on more informal care with greater family involvement.

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