Personal Narrative
Dec 2000

Through the Patient's Eyes: "A Simple Gift"

Sara Taub, MA
Virtual Mentor. 2000;2(12):146. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2000.2.12.prsp1-0012.


This month's essay from the patient side of the clinical encounter is not from the patient himself, but through the eyes of his parents. Nicholas Green's father relates the story that Nicholas, the patient, could not tell, a tale of the "simple act" of organ donation.

December Patient Story 1

Green R. A simple actJAMA. 1995;273(22):1732.


Virtual Mentor. 2000;2(12):146.



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