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A Family’s Guide to the ICU, Part 4: The Human Aspect of Care

A Family’s Guide to the ICU, Part 3: Being An Advocate

This is Part 3 of a four part series, introduced Monday, based on my family’s experience with our mother’s unexpected and dramatic ICU stay and bilateral lung transplant. [Go to Part 1  |  Part 2 ]  [Download the Complete Family’s Guide as a PDF] If...
Got Candles? Happy 30th Birthday to the World Wide Web!

Got Candles? Happy 30th Birthday to the World Wide Web!

“Vague but exciting…,” was the response Sir Tim Berners-Lee received when he submitted a proposal for an information management system (aka the world wide web) to his supervisor in March of 1989. Three decades later, we have hit a key milestone, and approximately half...
SPM member Jeanne Pinder on TED home page

SPM member Jeanne Pinder on TED home page

The famous TED Talks site TED.com is the holy grail of many evangelists. Aside from the extraordinary visibility it gives your message, and aside from the validation of your message (the site’s tagline is “Ideas worth spreading”), it means...
Sara Riggare is Swede of the Year in medicine

Sara Riggare is Swede of the Year in medicine

Sara RIggare, one of the earliest members of our Society, has just received a great honor: Fokus magazine (“Sweden’s Time”) has named her “Swede of the Year” in medicine. In the photo from the award ceremony she seems appropriately...

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