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Waiting for Care: a Study of Physical and Psychological Symptoms and Healthcare Utilization for Pain Whilst Waiting for Gynaecological Surgery
There is a growing interest in the impact of waiting for surgery, a common experience for many Canadians. Pain and psychological symptoms prior to surgical management are frequently problems for women with gynaecological ...
Compassion and its Contiguities: Witness Poetry and Metonymic Reponse
I read witness poetry as a model of response to suffering. Compassion is feeling together with another. Compassion is, then, opposed to empathy’s feeling as another. Compassion can be better understood through the witness ...
The Economic Consequences of Delay in Radiotherapy: An Example in Early Breast Cancer
Waiting times for cancer radiotherapy have been a concern in Ontario for the past 20 years. A recent review of the clinical trials literature shows that waiting is associated with an increased risk of recurrence. Recurrence ...