Keith Wrenn, MD
Wrenn K.; Annual Meeting: Perspectives. Ann Intern Med. 1996;124:924. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-124-10-199605150-00012
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1996;124(10):924.
He was early. No one besides the audiovisual guy was there. It was a big room with several hundred uncomfortable chairs, all too close together. He chose one on the aisle about halfway back. The temperature was just a little too chilly. As he sat down, he sighed with relief.
He was a general internist in a town with one red light. Getting here had been frustrating. First, he'd spent the last 2 weeks working extra hard, trying to keep his chronically ill patients doing as well as they could, out of the hospital. The last week had been a blur of activity, attempting to get his census of inpatients down. Then there had been the inevitable last-minute crises: chest pain, fever, a dead leg. It was never a tidy process.
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