INTIMA SPRING 2018 | FIELD NOTES

 

Getting to Know Dying | Anna Belc

Arrivals and departures are a way of life in a hospital. In this story, a labor and delivery nurse thinks deeply about knowing when the end is near.

Lily Darwin | Elizabeth Lahti

Listening to an elderly patient's stories of the past enables a hospitalist to help her heal in the present.

Seven Hundred Fifty-Four Kilometers | Heli Patel

How many miles would you walk for a medical procedure? A tale about a father and a son who traveled the distance for a crucial operation.

Shift/Change | Aya Sato

Nurturing, comforting, chatting, attending: the responsibilities of a doula at an abortion clinic go beyond clinical procedures.

To Pronounce | Thomas J. Doyle

A physician remembers how to preserve humanity when diagnosing death.