Category Archives: Reviews

Reviews of books, films, expositions that are internationally accessible. We think (non-academic) books, films and exhibitions can tell us something about how society at large, authors or artists look at care ethical issues such as vulnerability, how relationships generate responsibilities and how political decisions influence the life of all of us as caregivers and carereceivers. Their view may help us to further develop our own views and understand our own sentiments.

What if the doctor becomes the patient?

To experience something profound and/or severe can change you and can influence how you act. This also applies to doctors and other professionals working in a hospital who suddenly become a patient due to illness or an accident. They end up in a position of being care dependent, with concomitant feelings of discomfort, anxiety and insecurity. Continue reading What if the doctor becomes the patient?