Thoughts on: When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

He laid down on the floor of the hospital corridor as security guard approached.-“Sir, you can’t lie down here.”-“I’m sorry”, I said, gasping out the words. “Bad…back…spasms…”-“You still can’t lie down here, sir.”-“I’m sorry but—IM DYING FROM CANCER!””.David was just arriving at his destination. Years of study followed by excruciatingly long hours of residency wasContinue reading “Thoughts on: When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi”

Thoughts & Notes: “Overdiagnosed” by Dr. Gilbert Welch

This time I will focus on the notes! Here we go: —— 📝 Overdiagnosis occur when people get diagnosed with conditions that might never cause symptoms or death. —— 📝 A overdiagnosed patient can’t be treated, only harmed. —— 📝 Overdiagnosis started with the diagnosis and treatment of high blood pressure. Which have helped aContinue reading “Thoughts & Notes: “Overdiagnosed” by Dr. Gilbert Welch”