She says that she really likes him a lot, and although they “haven’t done it yet, they have been thinking about it a lot.” She is wondering if she could start taking birth control pills.Sally also explains that her parents do not know anything about it.
He attended to numerous horrific farm and motor vehicle accidents, often as the only provider for multiple patients, resulting in increasing mental trauma and distress.
He felt indebted to the community but also began to feel resentful.
Morrison has been the only physician in his small community of 1,500 people for about 15 years and is known as the “Town Doc.” When he first moved to town, he quickly became friends with many people and involved in the community.
However, the longer he practiced, the more awkward his social life became.
Another patient brought up these rumors during his own appointment with Joanne.
Joanne wishes she could set the record straight, and explain that Brian obtained opiates from a provider in a neighbouring city and had taken these in large quantities in a suicide attempt.
He feels uncertain about caring for the patient when the treatment is outside his area of competency.
While doing a weekday home visit to an elderly patient, a VON nurse in a small community finds the patient’s son at home.
During the next few weeks the son is there on several more occasions and appears to be either drunk or “hungover”.