From a 2016 article in the UK Daily Express: Click here to see article " ... According to new research by the British Heart Foundation [...] one in three heart attack survivors has gone on to suffer with anxiety or depression. Furthermore, 75 per cent of heart patients admit that depression has had a significant,... Continue Reading →
Dans ce qu'ils appellent les Soins continus au CHUV, la vaste majorité des soignants (médecins et chirurgiens inclus), semble croire que si le patient est consterné par son environnement, il n'a aucune justification de l'être. C'est la faute exclusive dudit patient. Il incombe à lui, et uniquement à lui, de faire abstraction du fait qu'il... Continue Reading →
In the "shit happens" category
Of everything that has resulted from my open-heart surgery (in December 2016), the worst thing is without doubt coming out of it *unexpectedly* dependent on a (highly visible) implanted pacemaker for the rest of my life. For someone energetic and sporty who values their autonomy and independence, that sucks more than I can describe.
But I can't and don't blame anyone. It was a known risk, albeit an infinitesimally small one. But shit happens. Everyone knows life is not fair.