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Archive for May 2018

As Surgery Centers Boom, Patients Are Paying With Their Lives

More at… http://thecaregiverspace.org/as-surgery-centers-boom-patients-are-paying-with-their-lives/ The surgery went fine. Her doctors left for the day. Four hours later, Paulina Tam started gasping for air. Internal bleeding was cutting off her windpipe, a well-known complication of the spine surgery she had undergone. But a Medicare inspection report describing the event says that nobody who rem… Read More

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Being Strong

More at… http://thecaregiverspace.org/being-strong/ “Be strong,” I was told. Often. Ad infinitum. Almost Ad nauseam The advice sounded fine and intelligent, but just what, exactly, did it mean? Does being strong refer to not crying? If that is the case, I most certainly was not consistently strong during the pinnacle of my caregiving struggles. D… Read More

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