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|Keywords||Chronic Illness/Chronic Disease, Disability, Disease and Health, Doctor-Patient Relationship, Empathy, Illness and the Family, Physician Experience, Stroke|
The author poetically describes the neurological deficits left by his patient’s third stroke. Her misshapen words are "small stones and loose particles of meaning "as he attempts to understand her. Her husband, however, states that "her gulps don’t make no sense," emphasizing his perception of the hopelessness of the situation.
|Source||The Knitted Glove|
|Place Published||Troy, Maine|
||Chen, Irene and Aull, Felice
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