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Jeffrey Swisher, M.D.
When a patient looked anxious before emergency surgery, it turned out he was worried about the hospital bill because he was uninsured.
An anesthesiologist points to the useless, troublesome appendix as he explains why he favors the theory of natural selection over creationism.
Early experiences with death, including the failure to revive a drowned fisherman, spurred a young man to become a doctor.
The orderly progression of cases in the OR is interrupted when an l-year-old is rushed in, mottled and limp, from a pediatric airway emergency
An anesthesiologist loses it when his childbirth class instructor provides misinformation about epidurals
Recollections of caring for a suicidal teen with a devastating self-inflicted gunshot wound leads a physician to reflect on his own life.