Lorenzo Madrazo is a second-year Internal Medicine resident from Western University.


 

 

Hello,

Your dad

is in the hospital

Confused.

Probably an infection.

 

Hello

He’s more

Awake–

Better today

Talking in full sentences

 

Hello

He’s more

Difficult to rouse

Blood pressure worse

Probably his liver.

 

Hello

Your dad

Is getting worse

He might get taken

To the ICU.

 

No,

I’m sorry,

No visitors allowed.

Hospital policy.

 

Hello

Your dad,

His kidneys are failing

His liver is failing

Everything

Is failing.

 

Hello,

Your dad

Is dying.

We’re keeping him

Comfortable.

 

Yes,

You can come visit

Now.

 

Hello.

I’m sorry

To meet you

 

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