In the past 18 months, I have continued to shadow various physicians across a variety of specialties that serve different communities. Each time, I am amazed at their ability to heal patients with various ailments. This sense of wonder leaves me wanting to learn more and motivates me to eventually become a physician that has the ability to heal all of these patients as well. In addition, I have shadowed physicians for their full twelve-hour shifts, so I have seen all of the aspects of the career. Though there may be some less desirable aspects, such as the required time spent completing charts, I realize the importance of it.
The disease redrew her personal sketch, becoming something though physically lacking, yet resilient beyond comparison. By combining rhetorical strategies with rhetorical appeals, Mairs presents herself in a way that invokes an emotional response from the reader. After losing the ability to operate her legs properly, Mairs begins to declare herself a “cripple”. She proclaims this knowing people cringe whenever someone is called a cripple.
I was astonished at the woman before me who was able to recount terrible experiences and still remain strong. It was not until I began to cry that I saw any emotional strain in my mother, it was a true testament to her strength. I asked her what her response would be if someone, after hearing her experience, said that it could always be worse. Her exact response was, “You’re right, it can.” At that moment, I felt immense admiration for my mother.
However, he explains that it’s tough to change a medicine culture since the senior physicians always rank themselves higher and other lower positions rank below. Kalb explains doctors tend to refuse to follow the directions for safety and continue finishing tasks in the way they’re used to. Central-line infection is one of the major causes for fatal death, noted Kalb. Even though changes were made, that safety procedure such as washing hands is necessary, but people aren’t dedicated their time to adapt to these changes. He states that Dr. Gary Kaplan gave his staff members to report concern throughout the system even if it’s a smallest mistake.
She focuses on the emotions that come, and how they provoke the emotions that are presented. Out west, Nancy Mairs shares her compelling story of the difficulties she must face living with Multiple Sclerosis. Her trauma is impactful on many people. After coming to a standstill with her condition herself, she struggles to understand the way her disease affects those close to her. Barbara Lazear Ascher and Nancy Mairs illustrate how pity or fear lead to remorse before progressing to compassion, justifying compassion as a tertiary emotion.
I am certainly privileged to work with and learn from these prominent leaders in healthcare. As a board certified Pathologist Assistant, my new office is in the Surgical Pathology laboratory. It is here that I encounter many different disease processes and provide prognostic information to clinicians. While I never will meet any of the impacted patients, I will literally hold a life-changing moment for them in my hands. Pathologist Assistants are some of the most highly trained health professionals in laboratory medicine.
This quote shows that even though Mairs sometimes has difficulty accepting her illness, she knows that there is a growing acceptance of people who must deal with the difficulties that she faces. This ultimately lends a hopeful and positive tone to an otherwise serious and depressing section of her essay. This contrast in tone, but general feeling of hope is key to the type of emotions that Nancy Mairs is trying to educate her readers about. Mair is successful in using multiple rhetorical strategies to connect with the reader.
Several years ago my grandma had very serious health issues. Each of these examples showcase the fact that it is important for everybody to experience obstacles in their life. In the novel “Cut” the main character, Callie deals with self harm. Callie has a younger brother who suffers from asthma and feels responsible when he has his first asthma attack.
This happened only five years before the antibiotic that could have treated him and prevented his death came to be. In illustrating this story, she describes the event as one that “scarred his family with a grief they never recovered from.” (188) Through this story, as a reader, it is almost impossible not to imagine yourself in her shoes. That, along with the use of these very emotionally provoking words, she captures the audience from the beginning with this pathetic appeal that carries on throughout the essay. She goes on to appeal to logics as well.
Task 8.1b- disorders and dysfunctions of the musculoskeletal system Osteoarthritis Osteoarthritis is the most common arthritis. It is an incurable condition which affects your joints. The surface within the joints become joints become damaged which stops the joints moving smoothly.  The symptoms of this are: o Pain and stiffness o Swelling o Not being able to move the joint normally o A grating/grinding feeling
The onset of an unexpected illness my family brought upon a tough time in my family, and I was unsure of how to act, what to say, and what to tell others. After reading Unbroken, I felt that if Zamperini could survive years of torture, I could survive a seemingly small family emergency. The ability to relate Zamperini’s own story of resilience in a horrible situation inspired me to do the same in my own
Nancy Mairs “Being a Cripple” focuses on her relationship with her disease that causes her to be disable. But her relationship to her disease can be complicated because she can’t escape from it and it interferes with her emotions causing her to feel depressed. Indeed, in the opinion of this essay, Mairs illness affected her physically and emotionally in her daily
The narrator is certain she is really sick, and not just nervously depressed as diagnosed by her husband, but she is confined by her role as a wife and woman, and cannot convince her relatives and friends that something is actually wrong with her. In the story the narrator says, “”If a physician of high standing, and one’s own husband, assures friends and relatives that there is really nothing the
Fisher begins her speech to the Republican party and struggling families by discussing how widespread the struggle of silence is for those infected and her own experiences of being shut out due to her disease through the use of a metaphor. In which she employed a serious tone appealing to the emotions of those affected by the disease when saying “I asked the