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My bile rises as I’m asked to move my dying cancer patient out of ICU to make room for an unvaccinated man with Covid | Ranjana Srivastava
I understand that for a chance at survival, the Covid patient needs a ventilator, but in a career filled with ethical dilemmas, this one really tugs at me

Ranjana Srivastava

12, Jan, 2022 @11:28 PM

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My heart catches when I see my children care for Odie – the puppy I resisted for so long | Ranjana Srivastava
If a dog quietly teaches my family how to give and receive love, I am all for it

Ranjana Srivastava

28, Dec, 2021 @4:30 PM

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This Christmas, make room for those who are grieving, and who never had the chance to say goodbye | Ranjana Srivastava
As an oncologist, I am no stranger to grief. Most people find ways of coping, but it is even harder in the shadow of another pandemic year

Ranjana Srivastava

14, Dec, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Even amid the Covid pandemic it is vital doctors understand every patient’s story | Ranjana Srivastava
Medical professionals must remember that their patients’ illness has a context, as does their recovery

Ranjana Srivastava

30, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Life lessons from my dying professor | Ranjana Srivastava
My medical professor viewed integrity, a moral compass, and a connection to the wide world as vital to becoming a doctor who cared deeply

Ranjana Srivastava

10, Aug, 2021 @5:30 PM

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The incredible true story of the cancer patient who didn’t have cancer | Ranjana Srivastava
People deserve better than a never-ending stream of unproven practices dangled before them in the guise of hope

Ranjana Srivastava

28, Jul, 2021 @12:32 AM

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Patients need transparency around how new medicines are approved | Ranjana Srivastava
When new treatments are announced, patients are often unaware of the strength of the evidence used to grant regulatory approval

Ranjana Srivastava

01, Jul, 2021 @4:21 AM

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I cared for my patient, she cooked for me. I wish I’d had a chance to hold her hand one last time | Ranjana Srivastava
It is amazing how people who should be caught up in their own worries make time for others

Ranjana Srivastava

16, Jun, 2021 @11:35 PM

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I graduated from Harvard in the middle of the night, having learned a lot about generosity | Ranjana Srivastava
For all of us pandemic graduates caught in a bittersweet moment, I hope it has made us more resilient and optimistic

Ranjana Srivastava

03, Jun, 2021 @12:59 AM

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A tragic death is a reminder that unnecessary tests have the potential to cause harm | Ranjana Srivastava
Everyone wants an easy way to preempt disease and its consequences. But patients could suffer from avoidable tests

Ranjana Srivastava

18, May, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Australia’s Indian doctors ask: Could I have made a difference? | Ranjana Srivastava
Death is one thing, but death from a lack of basic care is quite another. For Indians in Australia raw grief is mixed with powerlessness

Ranjana Srivastava

04, May, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Australia’s Covid vaccine rollout: how to fill the confidence gap | Ranjana Srivastava
No single explanation can fit the myriad things that affect an individual, but it helps to have a framework for approaching the problem

Ranjana Srivastava

20, Apr, 2021 @5:30 PM

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