Why medicine is broken
Almost every stream of medicine is in disarray and should be injected with fresh thinking, but nothing seems to be around the corner
Pardon my staying on medicine as a theme in this series. But a little over a month of staying at the hospital, watching over dad after he had a massive stroke, my mind can’t help but make copious notes of all that is going around. In earlier pieces in this series, I wrote of how Indian doctors are among the most stressed and abused; and what it feels like to stand guard outside an intensive care unit (ICU).